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Detective Comics (1937) - #493
"Riddles In The Dark"
DC Comics


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Cover Date: August 1980
Cover Price: US $ 1.00

Issue Tagline: Batman Versus The Riddler! Batgirl Back In Action! Robin's Secret Identity In Danger!

Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Letters Column: The Batcave

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Reprinted/Collected in:
Tales of the Batman: Don Newton (2011) HC vol. 01

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