Volume 42 of the DC Comics Graphic Novels Collection features BATMAN: STRANGE APPARITIONS originally published as Detective Comics #468, 471-476, 478-479, 481, April 1977 - January 1979.
The Joker, Dr. Phosphorus, Hugo Strange, Rupert Thorne, The Penguin, Deadshot, Clayface. They are Batman’s deadliest of enemies. Each has driven the Dark Knight to the brink of annihilation, but only one has cheated death itself.
Can Batman defeat a foe from beyond the grave, or will he succumb to the sinister spell of strange apparitions?
Detective Comics #36 originally published in February 1940 Too late to stop a drive-by shooting of a us special agent, Batman follows a series of clues to trace the man responsible, a notorious science criminal known as Professor Hugo Strange.