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For all the kind words following my ascension to Mod-hood.

My tendency towards the... Robin-centric end of the comic book spectrum was noted more than once in those accolades... and who am I to buck a trend?

Det 342

When good bird-boys go BAD! )
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Mark Evanier has reported on his blog that Sheldon "Shelly" Moldoff, the last surviving creator to have worked on the legendary Action Comics #1 passed away on Wednesday, at the grand old age of 91.

Now THIS is a body of work to leave behind. )
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A few weeks ago, "Batman: The Brave and the Bold" featured the story "The Knights of Tomorrow", which details an imaginary story written by Alfred which postulates what happens when Dick takes over as Batman, and Bruce and Selina Kyle-Wayne's son Damian becomes the new Robin...

It is in fact an amalgam of the current Batman story, and one from a loooooong time before, April 1960 to be precise, Batman 131, which is the first of two stories I know which feature the concept. I'll post the second one soon, and if there are others I'll try and find them.

The story is also notable for yet another "Context is for the weak" panels reflective of a more innocent time and before the meaning-shift of a few words...

He ain't Damian that's for sure... )
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Batman has gotten involved with many strange women over the years. But none has been as delightfully strange as Patricia Powell, Policewoman...


Read more... )


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