Commissioner Gordon Walks a Beat
Jack Burnley; Charles Paris
PRICE: $.10 U.S.
CHARACTERS: Batman (Bruce Wayne);
Robin (Dick Grayson); Commissioner Gordon; Commissioner Vane
Batman is summoned to police headquarters where he learns that Commissioner Gordon has been replaced by Commissioner Vane on orders from the mayor. Gordon has been demoted to a beat cop. Batman's deputy status is also revoked without explanation. When Batman questions the mayor he learns that underworld boss Sure Thing Smiley is extorting the mayor's son.
Batman tries to apprehend Smiley and his gang, but Smiley captures Batman instead. Batman utilizes Smiley's passion for gambling by betting that he can shoot Commissioner Gordon. Smiley agrees to the bet with set conditions. Batman outwits him by using a bullet-proof shield to protect Gordon.
By winning the bet, Batman frees the mayor from Smiley's grip. Gordon is restored as Commissioner, Batman is back with the police, and Smiley is arrested.
Happy Jail-Day to You
Air Wave; Static
Air Wave suspects that gangster Dink Dillman is hiding on Seminole Avenue. He recruits young Tommy Murray to become a singing messenger. Tommy goes door-to-door until he finds the crooks for Air Wave. The crooks are able to fight him off though and escape. Tommy follows them and signals their location to Air Wave. Air Wave regroups, follows Tommy's signal, then captures Dillman and his gang.