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Detective 113 - Batman helps a woman catch oysters, and the Boy Commandos visit Jan

Detective 113 (July 1946) has a surprisingly progressive Batman and Robin story by Bill Finger, with art by Dick Sprang

We meet Captain Jibbs and his daughter Josephine, who wants to run an oyster boat just like her aging father did.  300 more words

Detective 94 - Batman helps an escaped felon

I should have mentioned that the last few covers for Detective Comics have had generic Batman and Robin images, and issue 94 (Dec. 44) is no exception. 67 more words

Detective 93 - Batman goes sight-seeing, and Air Wave joins the mob

Detective 93 (Nov. 44) has another interweaving plot, like “Destiny’s Auction.”  Bill Finger and Dick Sprang tell the story of a variety of people taking a sight-seeing bus tour of Gotham, who get trapped when a fleeing bandit hijacks the bus. 111 more words

Detective 85 - the Joker's Double, the Crimson Avenger vs Lone Wolf, and the Boy Commandos vs Agent Axis

Bill Finger and Dick Sprang provide the first of many variations of this story, in which a criminal adopts the guise and/or style of crime of the Joker, in order to deflect suspicion from themselves. 258 more words

Detective 80 - the end of Two-Face

Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson being the story of Harvey Kent to a conclusion in Detective 80 (Oct. 43).  Two-Face gets back out onto the streets, and continues his life of crime. 183 more words

Detective 77 - the Crime Doctor debuts, and the Boy Commandos in the Himilayas

Bill Finger and Bob Kane introduce Matthew Thorne, the Crime Doctor, in Detective 77 (July 1943).

Thorne is a family physician, who advises criminals on the side.  200 more words