Detective Comics #45

    Detective Comics » Detective Comics #45 - The Case Of The Laughing Death released by DC Comics on November 1940.

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    The Joker is up to some musical tricks!

    1. Batman - The Case Of The Laughing Death - a series of unconventional crimes leads Batman to realize that the Joker is alive and up to his old tricks.

    2. Spy

    3. Book Review

    4. Larry Steele

    5. The Crimson Avenger

    6. Speed Saunders

    7. Open Evidence by Clem Gordon (text)

    8. Steve Malone District Attorney

    9. Cliff Crosby - Murder at The Polo Games

    10. Slam Bradley



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    Joker, Alive, Well, Still a Criminal 0

    After surviving a self inflicted stab wound in Batman #1, The Joker returns, first to wreak vengeance upon the D.A. that put him away (Carter, destined to be the first of many D.A.'s to fall victim to his revenge over the years), and then to return to more standard grand larceny.Neither Bob Kane's art, nor Bill Finger's writing is particularly notable in this issue, with the Joker coming up with a pretty uninspired death trap for Batman, and much of the space devoted to common physical combat b...

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