03 Apr Issue #111 – “The Caped Crusader”
In this week’s marathon issue we are talking about the 80th anniversary of the Caped Crusader, the Dark Knight, the Batman. Join us as we review Detective Comics #1000, then we dive into a ton of questions from residents just like you, as well as all the latest DC news that’s fit to print.
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News and Notes
The Pull List
(17:20) Detective Comics 1000
(25:20) “The Longest Case”
(33:26) “Manufacture for Use”
(38:09) “The Legend of Knute Brody”
(44:32) “The Batman’s Design”
(51:16) “Return to Crime Alley”
(59:54) “The Heretic”
(1:03:09) “I Know”
(1:10:39) “The Last Crime in Gotham”
(1:15:19) “The Precedent”
(1:19:49) “Batman’s Greatest Case”
The Caped Crusader
(1:39:06) Do all Batmen have an extra ab or just the Lego one?
(1:42:19) Opinions on Batman’s “No Kill” rule.
(1:47:40) Best Batman origin?
(1:54:45) Defining the different versions of Batman throughout each decade.
(2:03:06) Opinions on “My Own Worst Enemy” by Scott Snyder?
(2:07:01) Is going out each night therapy or does Batman enjoy it?
(2:10:43) Favorite Bat-suit?
(2:16:18) Favorite animated adaptation and why?
(2:20:32) Favorite heel-turn of a Batman villain?
(2:25:02) Why is Batman the most popular DC character?
(2:28:49) Other than Dick, who else is best suited to take up the cowl?
(2:31:59) What type of Batman story hasn’t been told but needs to?
(2:36:09) Batman’s legacy.
(2:37:51) Is the current iteration of Batman the one the creators wanted?
(2:40:43) Batman and…?
(2:45:48) Will Kevin Smith finish his Batman story?
(2:47:36) Most unique Batman in the multiverse?
(2:53:19) Top 5 favorite Batman comics/graphic novels.
(2:58:52) Favorite Batman gadget and suit.
(3:01:22) Favorite team-up from The Brave and The Bold.
(3:04:43) Who stood in best for Bruce other than Dick?
(3:05:58) What about Bats makes him Batman?
(3:07:28) Who gave the purest interpretation of Batman?
(3:09:00) Moments of retcon.
(3:10:56) Writing the permanent death of Batman.
(3:15:28) Where would a rhino horn be the most utilitarian on the Bat-suit?
(3:18:20) Bat Boy
(3:19:05) Alpha Death
Characters, Places, Things
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