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"Batman: "The Rebus Crimes"": The Joker baffles the authorities with crimes based on rebus riddles. After a successful criminal spree, the Joker meets his defeat at the hands of the Dynamic Duo.


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Detective Comics #137 is an issue of the series Detective Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of July, 1948.

Appearing in Batman: "The Rebus Crimes"

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  • Smith (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Crayley (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Millman (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Batman: "The Rebus Crimes"

The Joker baffles the authorities with crimes based on rebus riddles. After a successful criminal spree, the Joker meets his defeat at the hands of the Dynamic Duo.

Appearing in Air Wave: "Cycle of Crimes"

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  • Ears Brady (Single appearance)

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  • Wally Smith (Single appearance)

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Appearing in Slam Bradley: "The Baloon Bandits"

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  • Foxy Force (Single appearance)
  • Archie (Single appearance)

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Appearing in Boy Commandos: "The Rise and Fall of a Gangster"

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  • Big Biff Donnelly (Single appearance)
  • Ace Banton (Single appearance)
  • Blinkey Evers (Single appearance)
  • Al Ferriss (Single appearance)

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  • Mr. Figures (Single appearance)

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  • This issue marks the first sighting of the Batcave as a proper cave, with the mechanical dinosaur and the giant penny included. This is also the first use of the phrase "Quick, Robin, to the Batmobile!"



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