“THE PERILS OF SERGIUS.” The Sensei marks a writer named Sergius for death when he thinks Sergius has stumbled onto his plan, and contracts the work out to one Ma Murder. But Batman takes an interest in the writer, and protects him from Ma’s murder attempts.
- "The Perils of Sergius!" (Batman) written by Denny O'Neil, penciled by Don Newton, inked by Dan Adkins, lettered by Milt Snapinn and colored by Adrienne Roy.
- "The Aliens Among Us!" (Roy Raymond) written by Bob Rozakis, penciled and inked by Dave Hunt, lettered by Shelly Leferman and colored by Bob Le Rose.
- "The Iron Solution" "Robin the Teen Wonder" (Robin) written by Jack C. Harris, penciled by Kurt Schaffenberger, inked by Joe Giella, lettered by Ben Oda and colored by Gene D'Angelo.
- "The Odd Man!" reprinted from Cancelled Comic Cavalcade #2.
- "The Case of the Campaign Crimes" (Batgirl) written by Jack C. Harris, penciled by Dick Giordano, inked by Steve Mitchell, lettered by Ben Oda and colored by Adrienne Roy.
- Issued dated December/January 1980.
- 64 pages and with ads.
- This issue contains reprinted material that was unpublished as a result of the so-called DC Implosion.
- This issue contains the Hostess Superhero Ad, Superman in "The Rescue".
- Batman has to fight The League of Assassins and Ma Murder, as well as dealing with "The Perils of Sergius!"
- Roy Raymond returns to Detective Comics, and he's got one hell of a show - a showcase of "The Aliens Among Us!"
- Robin is in a race against time to find "The Iron Solution!"
- Detective Comics has a new hero... "The Odd Man!"
- Batgirl has to solve a mystery in order to save Barbara Gordon's career in "The Case of the Campaign Crimes!"