« Kirby: The King...or the Charlie Brown....of Comics? | Main | Worst Cover Ever: When Masters Stumble »

May 22, 2008

Comments

Reggie

And here I was thinking that you were going to talk about his snazzy purple gloves that he wore. Boy, those would really strike terror into the hearts of criminals.

Mark Engblom

Yeah, the gloves were pretty unfortunate as well...but man, those big goofy ears pointing at 11:00 and 1:00 have always struck me as anything BUT scary. Plus, something that doesn't come through in the artwork above, but it's shocking how SKINNY Batman is in so many of the early adventures. Once again, hardly something a to strike terror into the hearts of criminals.

Greg Walter

I agree, Mark. But look at those slits and head tilt. It's as if the entire future run of Bats is all there.

Also: wasn't he holding a pipe in those famous panels? Or perhaps I'm conflating the original with some of Frank Miller's Year One notes from the deluxe ed.

Happy Memorial Weekend, fellow MN-er.

Ralph C

He did smoke a pipe in the early issues. Also, he was packing heat and knew how to use it!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Visit My Shop:

Artwork

AddThis Social Bookmark Button


Blog powered by Typepad