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"Laugh, Town, Laugh"
Detective Comics 62
General Information
Series: Detective Comics
Issue Number: 62
First Published: April, 1942
Previous Issue: Detective Comics #61
Next Issue: Detective Comics #63


"Laugh, Town, Laugh"Edit

Comedian Happy Hanson dies and wills his fortune to five comedians who must solve clue to obtain the prize. The Joker breaks out of jail and pursues the prize as well. He begins killing the comedians and stealing their clues. Batman and Robin try to save the comedians from death, but Joker eventually obtains all the clues and locates the hidden fortune. Batman prevents the theft after escaping one of Joker’s death traps. Then he finishes off the Harlequin of Hate.


"Laugh, Town, Laugh"Edit


  • Batman
  • Robin
  • James Gordon
  • The Joker
  • Joker's Henchmen
  • Buster Parks (Only appearance)
  • Claude S. Tilley (Only appearance)
  • Denny Jackson (Only appearance)
  • Freddie Banter (Only appearance)
  • Happy Hanson (Only appearance)
  • Ted Allenby (Only appearance)





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