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| StoryTitle1 = Man-Bat Madness!
 
| StoryTitle1 = Man-Bat Madness!
| StoryTitle2 = The Deadly Go-Between!
 
| StoryTitle3 = Rex-Circus Detective!
 
| StoryTitle4 = The Case of the Gold Dust Death
 
 
 
| Synopsis1 = A series of chance occurrences leads [[Kirk Langstrom]] to relapse into his Man-Bat identity after marrying [[Francine Lee]], and the [[Batman]] must capture him and restore him to normalcy.
 
| Synopsis1 = A series of chance occurrences leads [[Kirk Langstrom]] to relapse into his Man-Bat identity after marrying [[Francine Lee]], and the [[Batman]] must capture him and restore him to normalcy.
   
| Synopsis2 = Commissioner Gordon's friend, officer Jim McClean, has been murdered, and the Commissioner has vowed to catch his friend's killer. This prompts Barbara Gordon to do her own investigation as Batgirl. Tapping her father's phone, she overhears a phone message from "Batgirl" telling him to meet her at Park and Elm. Traveling there to catch her imposter in the act, [[Barbara Gordon (New Earth)|Batgirl]] finds herself captured by thugs from a group called the Ice-Men. They soon capture Commissioner Gordon as well.
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| StoryTitle2 = The Deadly Go-Between!
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| Synopsis2 = Commissioner Gordon's friend, officer Jim McClean, has been murdered, and the Commissioner has vowed to catch his friend's killer. This prompts Barbara Gordon to do her own investigation as Batgirl. Tapping her father's phone, she overhears a phone message from "Batgirl" telling him to meet her at Park and Elm. Traveling there to catch her imposter in the act, [[Barbara Gordon (New Earth)|Batgirl]] finds herself captured by thugs from a group called the Ice-Men. They soon capture Commissioner Gordon as well. Breaking free, Gordon, knowing that Ice-Man leader Zed Kurtz is responsible for McClean's death, finds McClean's gun and vows to shoot the crook with his victim's own weapon. However, it turns out that Zed is not alone as he exits his hideout with two body guys who appear to be aware that something is up... ''This story is continued next issue...''
   
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| StoryTitle3 = Rex-Circus Detective!
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| Synopsis3 = This story was originally printed in {{c|Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #3}}.
   
Breaking free, Gordon, knowing that Ice-Man leader Zed Kurtz is responsible for McClean's death, finds McClean's gun and vows to shoot the crook with his victim's own weapon. However, it turns out that Zed is not alone as he exits his hideout with two body guys who appear to be aware that something is up... ''This story is continued next issue...''
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| StoryTitle4 = The Case of the Gold Dust Death
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| Synopsis4 = This story was originally printed in {{c|Gang Busters #30}}.
| Synopsis3 = This story was originally printed in [[Rex the Wonder Dog Vol 1 3|''Rex the Wonder Dog'' #3]]
 
 
| Synopsis4 = This story was originally printed in [[Gangbusters Vol 1 30|''Gangbusters'' #30]]
 
   
 
| Appearing1 =
 
| Appearing1 =
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* {{a|[[Robert Langstrom (New Earth)|Man-Bat]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Robert Langstrom (New Earth)|Man-Bat]]}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
* Howie {{Only}} <small>(Scientist)</small>
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* Howie <small>(Scientist)</small> {{Only}}
 
* Marla Manning
 
* Marla Manning
 
'''Locations:'''
 
'''Locations:'''
* {{a|[[Earth-One]]}}
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* {{a|[[Gotham City]]}}
** {{a|[[Gotham City]]}}
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** [[Gotham City Locales#Gotham Natural History Museum|Gotham Natural History Museum]]
*** [[Gotham City Locales#Gotham Natural History Museum|Gotham Natural History Museum]]
 
 
'''Items:'''
 
'''Items:'''
 
* {{a|[[Man-Bat Serum|Bat Gland Extract]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Man-Bat Serum|Bat Gland Extract]]}}
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'''Villains:'''
 
'''Villains:'''
 
* Zed Kurtz {{1st}}
 
* Zed Kurtz {{1st}}
* Jill {{1st}} <small>(Batgirl Impersonator)</small>
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* Jill <small>(Batgirl Impersonator)</small> {{1st}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
* <br/>
 
* <br/>
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* {{a|[[Rex, the Wonder Dog (New Earth)|Rex, the Wonder Dog]]}}
 
* {{a|[[Rex, the Wonder Dog (New Earth)|Rex, the Wonder Dog]]}}
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
 
'''Supporting Characters:'''
* Danny Dennis
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* {{a|[[Daniel Dennis (New Earth)|Danny Dennis]]}}
 
* Philip Dennis
 
* Philip Dennis
 
'''Villains:'''
 
'''Villains:'''
* Tod Eric {{Only}} <small>(Ticket Seller)</small>
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* Tod Eric <small>(Ticket Seller)</small> {{Only}}
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
'''Other Characters:'''
 
* Marie Dana {{Only}}
 
* Marie Dana {{Only}}
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| Notes =
 
| Notes =
 
* The [[Robert Langstrom (New Earth)|Man-Bat]] and [[Francine Lee (New Earth)|Francine Lee]] appeared last in {{c|Detective Comics #407}}. They appear next in {{c|Detective Comics #429}}.
 
* The [[Robert Langstrom (New Earth)|Man-Bat]] and [[Francine Lee (New Earth)|Francine Lee]] appeared last in {{c|Detective Comics #407}}. They appear next in {{c|Detective Comics #429}}.
* "The Deadly Go-Between!" is reprinted in [[Showcase Presents: Batgirl Vol 1 1|''Showcase Presents: Batgirl'' #1]].
 
* "Rex - Circus Detective!" was originally featured in [[Rex the Wonder Dog Vol 1 3|''Rex the Wonder Dog'' #3]].
 
* "The Case of the Gold Dust Death!" was originally featured in [[Gangbusters Vol 1 30|''Gangbusters'' #30]].
 
   
| Trivia = [[Robert Langstrom (New Earth)|Kirk Langstrom]] officially marries [[Francine Lee (New Earth)|Francine Lee]] in this issue.
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* "The Deadly Go-Between!" is reprinted in {{c|Showcase Presents: Batgirl #1}}.
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| Trivia =
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* [[Robert Langstrom (New Earth)|Kirk Langstrom]] officially marries [[Francine Lee (New Earth)|Francine Lee]] in this issue.
 
| Recommended = {{Batman RR}}{{Man-Bat RR}}
 
| Recommended = {{Batman RR}}{{Man-Bat RR}}
 
| Links = {{Tec Links}}
 
| Links = {{Tec Links}}

Revision as of 20:24, July 22, 2011

"Man-Bat Madness!": A series of chance occurrences leads Kirk Langstrom to relapse into his Man-Bat identity after marrying Francine Lee, and the Batman must capture him and restore him to normalcy.



Appearing in "Man-Bat Madness!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

Other Characters:

  • Howie (Scientist) (Single appearance)
  • Marla Manning

Locations:

Items:

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "Man-Bat Madness!"

A series of chance occurrences leads Kirk Langstrom to relapse into his Man-Bat identity after marrying Francine Lee, and the Batman must capture him and restore him to normalcy.

Appearing in "The Deadly Go-Between!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Zed Kurtz (First appearance)
  • Jill (Batgirl Impersonator) (First appearance)

Other Characters:


Locations:

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

Synopsis for "The Deadly Go-Between!"

Commissioner Gordon's friend, officer Jim McClean, has been murdered, and the Commissioner has vowed to catch his friend's killer. This prompts Barbara Gordon to do her own investigation as Batgirl. Tapping her father's phone, she overhears a phone message from "Batgirl" telling him to meet her at Park and Elm. Traveling there to catch her imposter in the act, Batgirl finds herself captured by thugs from a group called the Ice-Men. They soon capture Commissioner Gordon as well. Breaking free, Gordon, knowing that Ice-Man leader Zed Kurtz is responsible for McClean's death, finds McClean's gun and vows to shoot the crook with his victim's own weapon. However, it turns out that Zed is not alone as he exits his hideout with two body guys who appear to be aware that something is up... This story is continued next issue...

Appearing in "Rex-Circus Detective!"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Villains:

  • Tod Eric (Ticket Seller) (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Marie Dana (Single appearance)
  • Ned Banks (Only appearance; dies)

Locations:

  • The Galaxy Circus
  • Newdale

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "Rex-Circus Detective!"

This story was originally printed in Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #3.

Appearing in "The Case of the Gold Dust Death"

Featured Characters:

  • The Town Sheriff (Single appearance)

Supporting Characters:


Villains:

  • Harry (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Mike Leeds (Only appearance; dies)
  • Lucy (Single appearance)

Locations:

  • Unnamed Western Mining Town

Items:

  • None

Vehicles:

  • None

Synopsis for "The Case of the Gold Dust Death"

This story was originally printed in Gang Busters #30.

Notes

Trivia



See Also

Recommended Reading

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