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Appearing in "Superman"

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Synopsis for "Superman"

This excerpt was originally printed in Action Comics #1.

Appearing in "The Dirigible of Doom"

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  • Joe Chill (Appears in flashback and main story)

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Synopsis for "The Dirigible of Doom"

This excerpt was originally printed in Detective Comics #33.

Fifteen years ago: A mugger named Joe Chill accosts Thomas and Martha Wayne and their young son Bruce. He shoots Thomas and Martha and leaves Bruce to survive. Bruce vows to avenge his parents and spends the following years developing his mind and body. One evening, while sitting in his father's study, a huge bat flies into the window. Believing it to be an omen, Bruce decides to drape himself in the trappings of a bat, and thus the Batman is born.

Appearing in "The Ghost"

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Synopsis for "The Ghost"

This story was originally printed in Flash Comics #88.

Appearing in "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt"

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Synopsis for "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt"

This story was originally printed in Showcase (Volume 1) #4.

Notes

  • The full title for this series is Secret Origins of Super-Heroes and Super-Villains.

Trivia

  • The Gentleman Ghost was originally known only as the "Ghost". He is not to be confused with Alex Rois, the Ghost, who is usually found plaguing Captain Atom.

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