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"Batman: "...Like a Dreadnought in the Sky!"": Batman tracks down Colonel Blimp to Washington, D.C., where he learns that the crook is planning to blackmail the country with explosive zeppelins for the amount of ten million dollars. U

Detective Comics #519 is an issue of the series Detective Comics (Volume 1) with a cover date of October, 1982. It was published on July 22, 1982.

Appearing in Batman: "...Like a Dreadnought in the Sky!"

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  • Colonel Blimp
    • Williams (Single appearance)
    • Winslow (Single appearance)

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  • Kidnapped Naval Crew
    • Scottie (Single appearance)

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Synopsis for Batman: "...Like a Dreadnought in the Sky!"

Batman tracks down Colonel Blimp to Washington, D.C., where he learns that the crook is planning to blackmail the country with explosive zeppelins for the amount of ten million dollars. Using the information they have gathered about Blimp's activities, Batman and Robin set out to stop the madman's plans.

While Robin goes to the frozen North Pole, from where Blimp commands his zeppelins, Batman goes to Blimp's secret headquarters in Jersey Woods. When Robin manages to ruin the base of operations in the North Pole, Batman confronts Colonel Blimp face to face and after learning about the crook's tragic past, he knocks the man down and brings him to the authorities, ending his mad plans.

Appearing in Batgirl: "...When Velvet Paws Caress the Ground!"

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Synopsis for Batgirl: "...When Velvet Paws Caress the Ground!"

While on the trail of Velvet Tiger, Batgirl captures most of her gang, but the evil woman escapes thanks to her brother, Ward's mercy. Frustrated by her failure, Barbara returns home to a loving and understanding father.

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  • This issue is the last one edited by Dick Giordano, after a year and a few months since he started. Due to his new responsibilities as Managing Editor, Giordano passed the editorial command to Len Wein, who became the editor of all the Batman books.
  • "...When Velvet Paws Caress the Ground!" is reprinted in Batman in the Eighties.
  • "...Like a Dreadnought in the Sky!" takes place after Batman #352.

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