Date: 2009-11-13 07:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Really fun story I thought, with very well done art that fits it very well. Love the portrayal of Batman here too, and the nod to his early, typically over-looked days as a crime fighter when he carried (and used) pistols.

Date: 2009-11-13 04:25 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
He never used pistols, plural. He used a pistol, and rarely.

Like, once.

Aaron "The Mad Whitaker" Bourque; oh sure, he carried it around often, but before his first year of publication, it wasn't even a standard part of his costume. I think the short gloves lasted longer . . .

Date: 2009-11-13 07:57 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
And Batman only used them once here--twice if you count drawing them onto both of Savage's temples. They make sure to explicitly mention that this Batman hasn't killed anyone.

Date: 2009-11-13 09:07 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]

Even when GA Batman killed explicitly onscreen was a) against a vampire (so, who knows, maybe that doesn't count, considering vampires are, by rule, already dead) and b) against a genetically altered "monster man" giant who there was no known cure for (of course, it's not like he spent any effort on trying but, anyway . . .).

However, even then, Batman didn't use pistols, plural. This is the first time I've every seen him with a gun for each hand.

Date: 2009-11-13 09:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
One of the Alternate universe Batmen from the Planetary crossover had two pistols but that's not exactly canon.

Date: 2009-11-13 09:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
GA Batman definitely killed people. His first story had him throwing the main crook into a vat of sulfuric acid.


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