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Monday, March 08, 2010
  Posted by Tony on 3/08/2010 09:24:00 AM :

       Not that he should be beaten with a crowbar or anything ...

I picked up some 1980s Batman comics the other day, and I'm starting to see why audiences never warmed to Jason Todd. That kid was annoying.

Also, if you're explaining the seating situation in the Batmobile, you're losing.

These images come from Batman 397, July 1986, by Doug Moench and Tom Mandrake. This issue also told us how one of Two-Face's goons actually had a pretty easy time developing leet hacker skills in a mere fortnight:

Busting heads and busting Gotham's Twin Towers bank database -- no wonder Two-Face hired that guy. That's duality.


Can you guys read those images?

By Blogger Tony, at 3/8/10 5:07 PM  


I'm way out of the loop regarding these books-- I just found out the other day that DC brought Jason Todd back from the dead, and used an absurdly convoluted un-Batman story kinda way to do it.

I think that's a great idea.

By Blogger Craig, at 3/8/10 8:08 PM  

The images are a tad small, Tony. I can still read them, but not easily.

Also, the whole Jason Todd character was obviously set up from the beginning to be disliked, so fans would "vote" for him to die at the end of that Joker storyline.

By Blogger Dara, at 3/8/10 9:46 PM  

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