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Detective Comics (1937) - #36
"Professor Hugo Strange"
DC Comics


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  Writer(s):
Bill Finger

Penciller(s):
Bob Kane

Inker(s):
Bob Kane
Jerry Robinson

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Editor(s):
Vincent A. Sullivan - 'Vin'

Cover Artist(s):
Bob Kane
 

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Cover Date: February 1940
Cover Price: US $ 0.10

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Format: Color; Standard Comic Issue; 64 pages

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Batman goes after Professor Hugo Strange when he creates a fog that envelops Gotham to hide his crimes.

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Batman Archives (1990) HC vol. 01
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