"The Secret of the Jade Box"
Detective Comics 52
General Information
Series: Detective Comics
Issue Number: 52
First Published: June, 1941
Previous Issue: Detective Comics #51
Next Issue: Detective Comics #53


"The Secret of the Jade Box"Edit

Porter, an art collector, buys a jade box from a curio shop. When he returns home, Porter is murdered for the contents of the box. Batman’s investigation leads him to Loo Chung, Chinatown’s unofficial leader. The box contained a mythical ring once belonging to Genghis Khan. The ring allows Chung to control the underworld. Batman stops Chung’s plan with the help of Robin, then destroys the ring.



  • Batman
  • Robin
  • Loo Chung (Only appearance)
  • Achmed (Only appearance)
  • Mr. Potter (Only Appearance and Dies)
  • Thomas (Only appearance)




  • None


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