|"The Secret of the Jade Box"|
|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.
- Loo Chung (Only appearance)
- Achmed (Only appearance)
- Mr. Potter (Only Appearance and Dies)
- Thomas (Only appearance)
- Other stories in this issue include an untitled Spy story, an untitled Crimson Avenger story, "The Case of the Cunning Crooks" (Larry Steele, Private Detective), "The Hidden Treasure" (Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator), an untitled Cliff Crosby story, an untitled Steve Malone, District Attorney story, and an untitled Slam Bradley story.