DETECTIVE COMICS #420 (1937)
52-page giant. Cover by Neal Adams and Alan Kupperberg (Batman head on the left border). "Forecast for Tonight... Murder!," script and art by Frank Robbins; Batman waits under the gang plank for a man known as the "Nemesis" to disembark from a freighter recently arrived from South Africa; But when Batman captures the final figure to leave the boat, he discovers it is not the man he is looking for; Instead, thanks to a Geiger counter he is carrying (the man he is after has worked years in a radioactive area), Batman realizes that his quarry is in a coffin that was just unloaded off the ship and sent out in a hearse. "Target for Mañana!," script by Frank Robbins, art by Don Heck; After aiding Batgirl in bushing up a narcotics operation in Gotham City, Jason Bard tells Batgirl that Commissioner Gordon and his daughter Barbara (who Bard doesn't know is really Batgirl) are traveling to Mexico to help police there dealing with drug operations.Traveling with her father to Mexico, they are unaware that their arrival has caught the attention of drug dealer Odd Layton. "X Marks the Mystery!," script by Otto Binder, art by Joe Certa, reprinted from Detective Comics #215. "The Man Who Robbed a Thousand Minds," art by Mort Meskin, reprinted from Gang Busters #57. Letters to the editor from Jay Zilber and comics writer Bob Rozakis. 52 pgs., full color. $0.25. Cover price $0.25.