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    Detective Comics #35

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #35 - The Case Of The Ruby Idol released by DC Comics on January 1940.

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    The Case Of The Ruby Idol last edited by DOS76 on 04/26/22 12:59PM View full history

    A ruby idol causes chaos for Batman!

    1. Batman - The Case Of The Ruby Idol - Batman becomes embroiled in the mystery surrounding a stolen Hindu idol.

    2. Fantastic Facts

    3. Spy

    4. Buck Marshall Range Detective - Branded Yellow

    5. Steve Malone District Attorney - The Kidnapping Racket

    6. Mystery with Music by Richard Lawlor (text)

    7. Speed Saunders - The Voodoo Vengeance

    8. Cosmo, The Phantom of Disguise

    9. Spanky & Cranky, The Twins

    10. Bruce Nelson

    11. Slam Bradley

    12. Right or Wrong?

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    This Batman story had as many downs as it had ups for me.   Batman, who has only appeared in a handful of stories at this time, has gone from being seen as a myth by the police, to an outright antagonist in their eyes by this issue. It's not surprising, he's also at his most vigilante-ish here. He's shown in the splash image holding a smoking pistol, and while he doesn't actually use a gun during the course of the story, he does end up killing one attacker, and punching a cop. Given that I'm a f...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

    Detective Comics #35 0

    From the second I saw the cover I knew I had to have it! A new adventure of the Batman!   The Story: Let's just focus on this one story that opens with Commissioner Gordon ranting to Bruce Wayne about catching the Batman. They get interrupted by a Sgnt. and Batman soon leaps into action! In fact He goes on a gun-wielding Villain killing rampage. Here have a taste....                     See what I mean? You don't want to mess with Golden age Batman.    The Good:   Golden Age pre-Robi...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.
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