Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Emma Dodd (school teacher); Sally McGraw; Jack McGraw (mine worker, Sally's father); Todd Reed (Julius' son); Julius Reed (villain, mine owner); Kale (villain)
A greedy mine owner gets on the wrong side of the people in his community by firing the local school teacher and by refusing to institute safe mine conditions for the workers.
["Binks! I want you t'meet "Twisto", the greatest contortionist that ever contorted every joint in his body into a perfect facsimile of an octupus backing out of a one-way, dead-end street!"](Table of Contents: 5)