Tag Archives: Batman

New Video: Batman/Joker: Same Guy?

I have completely let this blog fall to the wayside, but I keep it open as a repository for my old articles and novel chapters. However, I have a new video up which talks about my theory that Batman and … Continue reading

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New Videos Added – Captain Marvel, Batman

So I added a new video today about the history of Captain Marvel. There are actually several excellent videos out there explaining various aspects of the characters history in more depth than I go into, but I think mine is … Continue reading

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New Video Posted: Superman/Batman Criss-Cross

So the latest video is up. I have been trying to keep a buffer of between one and two weeks between the time I finish the video and the time it goes up on Youtube. However, this latest video ate … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Batman #247

So with New Year’s coming up, as well as Christmas just past, here’s a combined issue of Batman to enjoy. Batman #247, dated Feb. 1973, bucks the trend of its fellow DC Comics of the period with long main features … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Anarchy in Gotham

Remember, remember the Fifth of November and all that rot… [imageeffect type=”lightbox” align=”alignright” width=”300″ height=”457″ alt=”Detective Comics #608″ url=”http://www.herogohome.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Detective608Cover.jpg” ]It’s Guy Fawkes Day, which is a holiday with absolutely no meaning here in America, except that Alan Moore did this … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – The Brave and the Bold Monster Spectacular

Finishing off our five-week Halloween Monsters Who Are Heroes in epic fashion, we have The Batman, a hero who pretended to be a monster to frighten his enemies, teaming up with four honest-to-goodness monsters: a golem, a demon, a werecreature, … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Batman’s First Appearance, Detective Comics #27

Okay, so we’ve established that, according to Bob Kane’s official version, he was inspired by The Mark of Zorro and The Bat Whispers, while I personally think as much or more inspiration was drawn from 1926’s The Bat (of which … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – The Bat, 1926

That’s right, Super Movie Monday is back to herald the beginning of a site-wide “Origins” retrospective. For the next who-knows-how-many weeks (a number which could well be  “one,” depending on how much material I develop), we’ll be examining some of … Continue reading

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