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Geekstery: The Pulp-Culture

Before we get into the characters we have all become familiar with, let’s take a look at the heroes that have sparked the imaginations of their creators.   488 more words

Comic Books

Batman 75th Anniversary

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Batman. “The Bat-Man,” alter ego of wealthy business owner Bruce Wayne, originally appeared in May 1939 in Detective Comics #27 (later called DC Comics). 100 more words

Comics & Graphic Novels

Best Bun Toon Ever? Yay!

Sorry this was a bit late, my computer has been bitten by something, and I have to upload on the wife’s machine.  Sheesh!

This week included Bat-Day, the 75th Birthday of the guy who pays my mortgage.   75 more words

Bun Toons

Horselover Fat reblogged this on My Little Underground and commented:

As people who read this blog regularly will know, I'm somewhat disparaging of most modern superhero comics for being identikit, predictable, badly written rubbish. This week DC Comics have been getting people to ignore again the fact Bill Finger was one of the main creators of Batman by plugging something called 'Batman Day', which is designed to cash in on the added interest in comics this week thanks to San Diego Comic Con. It's really just an excuse to part people from their money. Ty Templeton currently draws Batman '66 for DC and he's done this work of sheer genius which diffuses the last 25 years of Batman stories into a few panels. It's bloody brilliant. Enjoy.

Comic-Con: Bill Finger's Batman legacy detailed by Denny O'Neil, more

Batman’s Gotham City is a dark place, and Bill Finger’s place in that mythos has long been in the shadows.

But in the character’s 75th anniversary year – also the 100th anniversary of the writer’s birth – the spotlight has found Finger. 794 more words


Batman, Bill Finger and Me

Today is #BatmanDay a nationwide promotional event being driven by DC Comics to mark the 75th Anniversary of the creation of the Batman. At one time I would have been all over this, making sure I had stuff ready to post, and doing everything I could to attend the anniversary events at San Diego ComicCon. 879 more words


Batman's 75th anniversary celebration

“Dark Knight. Caped Crusader. World’s Greatest Detective… poster boy for what a bad childhood can do to you,” call him what you may but after seventy five years… 430 more words

Comicology - Comic Books

Batman Turns 75

Happy new book day, everyone! Today marks the official 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27 back in 1939. That was one of the primary reasons I chose to start my blogging hobby with a Batman column, and I have stuck to it for seven months now. 538 more words