A mysterious element is polluting the Rhine river and causing formerly meek animals to turn vicious. Bruce Wayne visits the suspected source of the pollution, Fledermaus Castle in Germany, to meet its owner, Baron Willi Von Ritter. But will Batman be destroyed by the very creatures of the night he chose to emulate, in “A Bat-Death for Batman!”? Also features the story “Hot Time in Gotham Town Tonight.”

Written By: Mike Friedrich Frank Robbins Pencils: Irv Novick Inks: Dick Giordano Cover By: Neal Adams