By Craig Shaw Gardner
A movie tie-in. In Gotham urban, big-time crime and Batman by no means sleep, yet this day a brand new evil is born within the guise of a ugly, comedian determine with an umbrella-full of savage methods. He's the Penguin, and he has an best friend - a swish, mysterious being with 9 methods of evading dying. She's Catwoman.
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Damon, for they feared the eccentric man would make a fuss and alarm the whole vessel. So Mr. Damon, occasionally blessing his necktie or his shoe laces, played chess with his elderly gentleman friend and was perfectly happy. That Professor Bumper not only had kept his promise about not mentioning the bomb, but that he had forgotten all about it, was evident a day or two after the happening. Tom and Mr. Titus passed him on deck, and bowed cordially. The professor returned the salutation, but looked at the two in a puzzled sort of fashion.
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