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Fantastic Five: DC Comics Deaths
Fantastic Five: DC Comics Deaths
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our years on the Internet, it’s that there’s no aspect of comics that can’t be broken down and quantified in a single definitive list, preferably in amounts of five or ten. And since there’s no more definitive authority than ComicsAlliance, we’re taking it upon ourselves to compile Top Five lists of everything you could ever want to know about comics. There's nothing fun about the topic, but death is unquestionably a huge part of superhero comics, and this week we're looking at five of the deaths that had the most profound effect on the DC Universe.
‘A Death in the Family’ Gets the ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ Treatment
‘A Death in the Family’ Gets the ‘Batman: The Brave and the Bold’ Treatment
While ostensibly aimed at the younger set, Batman: The Brave and the Bold is using its second season to explore the darker chapters of the Batman mythos. First up was Chill of the Night, an episode which delved into Batman's violent origin and (adorably) featured Adam West and Julie Newmar as Thomas and Martha Wayne...