DC Comics salutes the Bicentennial. Cover by Ernie Chan (as Ernie Chua). “Bruce Wayne – Bait in a Bat-Trap,” script by Bob Rozakis and Michael Uslan, pencils by Ernie Chan, inks by Frank McLaughlin; Per last issue, Bruce Wayne was kidnapped by Captain Stingaree and his men to be used as bait to catch “Batman #2”; Stingaree believes that there are secretly three Batmen (all brothers) and has already captured one last issue (Michael); He also believes that Bruce Wayne is secretly financing them which is why Wayne was kidnapped; This issue begins with a dummy, dressed in Bruce Wayne’s clothes, being dumped outside police headquarters from a moving car; The dummy soon explodes; Batman enters Gordon’s office and reveals he already knows why he was summoned and where to start looking.
“The Moneybag Caper!” script by Denny O’Neil, pencils by Pablo Marcos, inks by Al Milgrom; Tim Trench Private Investigator goes to his office to find Manooch sitting behind his desk; After Tim slaps Manooch around, Manooch says he’s there to hire Tim on behalf of Big Willy Cline; They go across the street to Cline’s office where Cline offers Tim $500 to be his bodyguard on their way to the airport. Justice For All Includes Children 5 public service announcement, pencils by Curt Swan, inks by Vince Colletta. Letter from future comics writer Adam Castro