Detective Comics #36

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #36 - Professor Hugo Strange released by DC Comics on February 1940.

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    Accused of a murder he didn't commit, Batman must find the real culprits!

    1. Batman - Professor Hugo Strange (originally untitled) - While on patrol, The Batman sees a man gunned down in the street. With his dying breath he murmurs, "strange... fog...". The following night, the city experiences a crime wave when an unnaturally thick fog descends upon it. But The Batman thinks he knows who's behind it.

    2. Spy

    3. Buck Marshall Range Detective - Claim Of Satan

    4. Steve Malone District Attorney

    5. Speed Saunders - The Spider

    6. Cosmo, The Phantom of Disguise

    7. A Climax In Opera by Richard Martin (text)

    8. Bruce Nelson

    9. Slam Bradley



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    "The Most Dangerous Man in the World!" - The Batman 0

    In his tenth appearance in Detective Comics, The Batman encounters the first of his 'rogue's gallery' of recurring nemeses: Professor Hugo Strange.  When a man is gunned down in the street, his last words to The Batman are 'strange' and 'fog'. On pondering this at length, Bruce Wayne realizes that 'strange' is not an adjective, but a proper name - a reference to the most dangerous man alive, Hugo Strange. This begins a cat-and-mouse game whereby both The Batman and Hugo Strange attempt to ferret...

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