vintage-comic

Detective Comics #163 - September 1950

Cover Artist: Win Mortimer

THE MEN WHO FEARED METAL

Script: Bill Finger

Art:  Jim Mooney as “Bob Kane” (Pencils), Charles Paris (Inks)

Characters: Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; un-named sanitarium doctors; “Slippery Jim” Elgin [aka “The Man of 1000 Faces”] (villain, death)

Synopsis: In a quirk of fate, a wanted criminal, seriously injured in an explosion, has a metallic splinter driven into his skull, which has queer magnetic properties, requiring him to stay away from anything metal.

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