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Bizarro Back Issues: The Hundred-Year-Old Robot That Stole Batman’s Girlfriend in 1977
Bizarro Back Issues: The Hundred-Year-Old Robot That Stole Batman’s Girlfriend in 1977
Batman is not exactly what you'd call a normal man. In pretty much every respect, he's at least steps beyond the average guy, and when he has problems, they go beyond the average too. For example, a normal people develop a crush on someone and not be sure how to express their feelings, or have the object of their affection spurn their advances, but that's generally where the problem stops... Read
Bizarro Back Issues: Commissioner Gordon vs. the Space Alien (1978)
Bizarro Back Issues: Commissioner Gordon vs. the Space Alien (1978)
Who's the most normal member of Batman's vast supporting cast? Well, even during the most bizarre years of Batman's career -- the age of Bat-Mite and Bat-Hound, the Zebra Batman, King Batman the First, Rip van Batman, and travels to alien worlds and different eras in time -- at least one element of the Batman comic books remained relatively Earthbound: Batman's pal Commissioner James Gordon... R
Bizarro Back Issues: Batman’s Post-Apocalyptic Team-Up With Kamandi
Bizarro Back Issues: Batman’s Post-Apocalyptic Team-Up With Kamandi
This week, DC is releasing a hardcover omnibus of Jack Kirby's Kamandi, and it's something I'm really looking forward to. As much as I love Kirby's work, especially during the his time at DC when was creating Sandman, The Demon, and the Fourth World saga, Kamandi's always been one of those books that I just haven't had the chance to sit down and read...
The 7 Craziest Comics of Bob Haney: From JFK Shapeshifters to Satanic Nazis
The 7 Craziest Comics of Bob Haney: From JFK Shapeshifters to Satanic Nazis
This year, the Eisners are honoring the legendary Bob Haney with the 2011 Bill Finger Memorial Award for Excellence in Comics Writing, and if you ask me, that's long overdue. In a career that spanned five decades, Haney's contributions to the DC Universe included co-creating the Teen Titans, Metamorpho and Eclipso and a long run as the writer of The Brave and the Bold, working with artists like Ne