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"Batman: "The Puppet Master"": A man called Jonathan Bard is inspired to become a puppet master after watching a Punch and Judy puppet show, but his skills as puppet-master are overshadowed by his anti-social tendencies. Bard then turns to crime and uses his ability to control puppets to start a

Detective Comics #212 is an issue of the series Detective Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1954.

Appearing in Batman: "The Puppet Master"

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  • Jonathan Bard (Single appearance)

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  • Mr. Lorner (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Fairley (Single appearance)
  • Mr. Deming (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Batman: "The Puppet Master"

A man called Jonathan Bard is inspired to become a puppet master after watching a Punch and Judy puppet show, but his skills as puppet-master are overshadowed by his anti-social tendencies. Bard then turns to crime and uses his ability to control puppets to start a crime spree using man-size puppets. Batman and Robin investigate the case of the puppet master and they are lured into a trap, where they are made prisoners by the criminal mastermind. The Puppet Master then tries to use the Dynamic Duo as part of his ultimate show that will end in their deaths. However, Batman finds a way to break free and captures the Puppet Master, putting an end to his criminal career.

Appearing in Captain Compass: "Death at Ten Fathoms!"

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  • Paulos (Single appearance)

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  • Captain Alek (Single appearance)
  • Mike (Only appearance; dies)

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Synopsis for Captain Compass: "Death at Ten Fathoms!"

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  • Unnamed Carnies

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  • Farmer

Synopsis for Mysto, Magician Detective: "Country Slicker!"

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