With "Batman R.I.P." concluded and "The Dark Knight" available on DVD now,
CBR presents a new series spotlighting the history of the Batman and the creators
that made the character a part of the pop culture landscape.
Full article here.
Majoring in Medicine
Very informative, i cant wait for future parts
Karma ran over Dogma
I hope they'll be able to pinpoint when Batman morphed into the paranoid, surly douchebag we have today...
Well, know I know where that weird red blimp from Morrison's latest issue came from. I know Gotham's a "blimp-loving" town and I expected it was from a ways back ... but that's as far back as "a ways back" goes!
Good Article, can't wait for the next part. One thing though, the Picture you displayed of The Batman serial is from the 1949 Serial starring Robert Lowery and John Duncan as Batman and Robin.
Detective Comics #33- 'The Batman Wars Against The Dirigible Of Doom' is where that's from. It's a direct panel homage. Dunno how that would fit in with contemporary times though,
Originally Posted by Retro315
That's not true. They first teamed up in Superman #76 (May/June 1952).
Originally Posted by CBR
I also think it's important to add that Batman's newspaper serial began in 1943. This was many non-comic readers' first introduction to the dynamic duo.
And I second darknyt4's point that the picture is from the wrong Batman serial.
Last edited by shaxper; 12-10-2008 at 08:03 AM.
Reason: pasting mishap in quoted area