Phantom Kid in the World of American Comics - Chapter 58
At this time, Gordon also happened to bring his team up and saw the Phantom Kid’s disappearance scene.
There was no sign of flashbangs, gliders, or dummies.
The only possibility is that Kid, again, disguised himself as someone, only to get mixed with the crowd.
Gordon subconsciously let everyone present pinch the face of the person next to them, while he firmly guarded the only doorway.
Helicopters are always hovering at the top of the tower, and there is no way that Phantom Kid could have escaped from the sky.
It was clear that they couldn’t find Mathison.
No one knows how Phantom Kid escaped from this place.
Even Batman was in deep meditation, to a degree that he completely ignored the fact that he was also in danger.
”Batman! Although Phantom Kid ran away, arresting you would also be a great achievement!”
Sheriff Foley laughed, the idea of Batman also disappearing didn’t, at all, cross his mind.
In the face of Foley shouting, Batman only glanced at him slightly and lost interest, as if the royal guard encirclement did not exist.
Batman crossed his right arm, tapped lightly on the wrist armor, and then accelerated towards the wall to charge, jumping down the tower!
Foley was the first to rush to the wall and pull out his pistol to shoot frantically at the bottom.
The members of the royal guard followed, firing all kinds of firearms, a torrent of bullets towards Batman.
However, Batman’s diving speed was so fast that not many shots could hit him at all, and even if a few bullets did, they would be bounced off the strong material of the Batsuit directly.
I don’t know where that loud engine rattle came from. A cool black automobile drove out from somewhere in the park and rushed to the watchtower at an amazing speed, just below Batman.
Batman’s body descended straight downward and immediately opened his cape when he landed at a distance of four or five meters above the Batmobile, his bat-wing shape fully expanded to offset the impact on him.
At the same time, Batman’s body quickly rotated and returned to an upright position.
The roof of the Batmobile’s cockpit opened automatically, allowing Batman to sit in it in one breath, and then rushed towards the outside of Robinson Park.
The whole process was like flowing water, in just a few seconds, it has been completely achieved.
Foley could only stand on the edge of the tower reluctantly looking down, with his pistol magazines shot empty.
On the other hand, in the dense forest, a kilometer away from the watchtower, a dark red light faded in a flash to reveal the figure of Mathison.
There is no one around, one can only vaguely see the lights coming from the direction of the watchtower.
Mathison gasped, leaning against a large stone to rest.
The magic of teleportation consumes a lot of magic power. it’s no wonder that Akako Koizumi would rather force Kid to fly so far himself, rather than teleporting him instantly.
The system does not even give a mana bar to measure the spell casting. Kid can only judge the magic required based on his feelings and the extremely general words in the magic book. He originally thought that the distance was only a kilometer, and he would run with all his strength for three minutes. He didn’t think that he would spend this much magic power.
But he almost drained himself.
While resting, he took off his costume and changed into his own clothes.
Mathison took a deep breath and calmly returned to the watchtower again, seamlessly melting into the thousands of ordinary people…
”That inexplicable flame that just flared up …”
At the top of the watchtower, even if the culprit has escaped, evidence can not be missing.
Even Bob and Starling squatted on the ground, observing the disappearance of the strange thief Kidd, the fire wall naturally burned out, leaving a circle of scorched marks on the floor.
”No combustible material found … is it phosphorus?”
”No, phosphorus burning causes yellow-white flame and produces a lot of white smoke, the flames just now were dark red and no smoke emerged at all.”
”I don’t believe there is such a thing as magic in the world, he must have used a chemical reaction that we don’t know about.”
Bob, Gordon, and others thought not much different from her.
”Commissioner Gordon, I heard that you got a sample of the suspected blood of Phantom Kid, is that right?”
Bob suddenly asked Gordon.
”Yes, we did find suspicious bloodstains, but we can’t be sure it’s Phantom Kid’s blood.”
”But that’s also a big breakthrough. I want to take a sample to the CIA’s laboratory department. After all, the GCPD’s database should not be as complete as the CIA.”
”I suggest that Agent Starling also takes a copy to the FBI.”
Gordon and Starling nodded, Bob’s suggestion was spot on.
Under the watchtower, Barbara was a little disappointed, because for the first time she found that the iconic Batman also had an opponent that could not be caught.
But she soon regained her cheerfulness because she was convinced that it was only a matter of time before Batman caught Phantom Kid.
Perhaps, in the matter of catching Phantom Kid, she can also invest a little effort.
For example, hacking the traffic bureau’s surveillance system, or even hacking a satellite.
”By the way, how come I don’t see Mathison around? He should be among the crowd.”
Barbara kept looking into the crowd to find Mathison, but the scene was filled with many people, civilians, and policemen.
After looking for a while, Barbara still did not see his figure. So, she had to go into the crowd, hoping to run into him.
Huddled in the crowd, Barbara kept looking around.
”Barbara, are you looking for me?”
Suddenly, a hand grabbed Barbara’s wrist, scaring her so much that she almost slapped her hand back in dislike.
”Who else, if not me?”
Mathison said helplessly. He took Barbara’s hand and squeezed his way out of the crowd.
Phantom Kid and Batman are gone, people naturally did not need to stay here any longer.
Gordon and other people still have investigations to do. As a result, Barbara and Mathison went back home.
On the way, Mathison and Barbara had a small talk.
”Your idol, Batman, seems to have lost to Phantom Kid. Oh, are you not sad?”
”Who said that Batman lost to Phantom Kid? Obviously, Kid was the one to be beaten by him!”
Hearing Mathison suddenly saying so, Barbara fiercely replied.
”But didn’t Batman also fail to catch Kid in the end; isn’t that a failure for him?”
”He will be caught by Batman sooner or later!”
”I don’t think so.”
”Are you trying to say that Batman is not as good as the thief? Why do you have to speak so for Kid, ugh?!”
”Batman is also a wanted criminal, and his behavior as a policeman is not less than the crime committed by Phantom Kid in the strict sense. You don’t like him that much.”
”First, he didn’t kill Harvey Dent! Second, Batman delivers justice, and the people he arrests are felons!”
”Phantom Kid also helped a lot of people.”
”That’s not the same!”
”Yeah, yeah, yeah, you’re right about everything.”
”Super showdown: Phantom Kid vs. Batman!”
”The magician under the moonlight commits another crime, and the victim is the Queen of the United Kingdom!”
”Shock! Tamil Ruby was stolen by Phantom Kid …”
”Queen Elizabeth: Phantom Kid is the most interesting magician I’ve ever seen.”
Soon, the story of Phantom Kid’s successful theft of the Tamil Ruby necklace spread around the world.
Countless people have developed a keen interest in this miraculous thief…
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