Published in Detective Comics #30, August, 1939, 6 pages.
A string of sudden and startling changes in the rhetoric of American politicians in which the speakers were calling for a totalitarian regime with a 'benevolent despot' has Bart Regan alarmed. He asks permission to investigate which the Chief gives. The Chief then calls one of key voices in the new movement to alert him. Regan is stunned then to find his new sometime partner, Jack Steele, on the other side ready to take Regan for a final ride.