"Batman: "The League Against Batman"": A new criminal appears in Gotham City and he calls himself The Wrecker. This criminal claims to hate Batman for sending three of his brothers to the electric chair and he is determined to destroy

Detective Comics #197 is an issue of the series Detective Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of July, 1953.

Synopsis for Batman: "The League Against Batman"

A new criminal appears in Gotham City and he calls himself The Wrecker. This criminal claims to hate Batman for sending three of his brothers to the electric chair and he is determined to destroy everything that has any relation with the Dark Knight. When Batman and Robin investigate the case, they discover that the Wrecker's campaign against Batman was just a smokescreen so he could profit from an insurance scam, and they capture the criminal.

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  • Wrecker (First appearance)
  • Doug Forrow (Single appearance)

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  • Skip Denton (Single appearance)
  • Rolf Baglund (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Burke (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Thomson (Single appearance)
  • Ben Mosser (Single appearance)

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  • Miles Miller (Single appearance)

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  • Mr. Jonson (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Clark (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Blake (Single appearance)

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  • The Needle Hill Mob (Single appearance)
  • Edward Brent (Single appearance)

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  • The Sioux Tribe

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  • Biff Nolan (Single appearance)

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  • Bill (Single appearance)

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Notes

  • "The League Against Batman" is reprinted in Batman #218.
  • "The League Against Batman" is considered to be an early Earth-One Batman story, because the Wrecker is an Earth-One character without an Earth-Two counterpart.
  • "License for a Robot" is reprinted in World's Finest #223.



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