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  • 1st appearance of the Joker
  • *initially, the Joker was supposed to be killed in this issue at the insistence of co-creator Bill Finger who didn't want Batman to appear inept in his ability to subdue an enemy. A late addition to the story can be seen in the final Joker panel of the second story where the medics discover he is still alive after being stabbed in the heart
  • 1st appearance of the Cat, later renamed Catwoman (not in costume)
  • 2nd appearance of Robin
  • 2nd appearance of Hugo Strange
  • [Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman]
Publisher DC
Published April 1940
Written By Bill Finger
Illustrated By Bob Kane