This trade paperback reprints stories from the following comic book issues:
- Batman #232 (Daughter of the Demon from June, 1971);
- Batman #237 (Night of the Reaper! from December, 1971);
- Batman #260 (This One'll Kill You, Batman! from February, 1975);
- Batman Family #1 (The Invader from Hell! from October, 1975);
- DC Super-Stars #17 (From Each Ending...A Beginning! from December, 1977);
- Detective Comics #407 (Marriage: Impossible from January, 1971);
- Detective Comics #410 (A Vow from the Grave! from April, 1971);
- Detective Comics #442 (Death Flies the Haunted Sky from September, 1974);
- Detective Comics #457 (There Is No Hope in Crime Alley! from March, 1976);
- Detective Comics #481 (Ticket to Tragedy from January, 1979).
This paperback also collects a Batman pinup from Detective Comics #443 (November, 1974) by Walt Simonson, a Batman family pinup from Detective Comics #483 (May, 1979) by Dick Giordano, a supervillains pinup from Detective Comics #484 (July, 1979) by Jim Aparo and a Batgirl and Robin pinup from Detective Comics #485 (September, 1979) by Dick Giordano.
- This paperback includes an introduction by Dennis O'Neil. O'Neil wrote several of the stories in this book and, with artist Neal Adams, largely defined this period of the Batman's history.
- The paperback includes some information about Batman in the 70's in short chapters called Classic Tales, Cast of Characters, The Villains, Bat-Books of the Seventies and The Artists.