Can someone tell Batman why not?!?

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Date: 2006-05-25, 8:25AM EDT


can someone tell Batman why not?!?


Why he can't luv Batgurl? Why can't he luv Batgurl? What's wrong with luving Batgurl?

Thanks! kisst plus kisses for Batgurl

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electro-acoustic lycanthrope (orion), Thursday, 25 May 2006 12:08 (thirteen years ago) link

Jon should save that sort of stuff for ILC, really.

David R. (popshots75`), Thursday, 25 May 2006 12:31 (thirteen years ago) link

Alternate answer: mutes are ungirlfriendable.

David R. (popshots75`), Thursday, 25 May 2006 12:32 (thirteen years ago) link

And THAT Batgirl was underage.

Pete (Pete), Thursday, 25 May 2006 12:33 (thirteen years ago) link

Nothin' but a number and a law!

David R. (popshots75`), Thursday, 25 May 2006 12:35 (thirteen years ago) link

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electro-acoustic lycanthrope (orion), Thursday, 25 May 2006 12:57 (thirteen years ago) link

http://www.dailyraider.com/comics/batman11/gay.jpg

Huk-L (Huk-L), Thursday, 25 May 2006 13:52 (thirteen years ago) link

Gay Nineties Motion Picture? What Philedelphia?

Pete (Pete), Thursday, 25 May 2006 14:00 (thirteen years ago) link

Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

chap who would dare to be a nerd, not a geek (chap), Thursday, 25 May 2006 16:04 (thirteen years ago) link

Titanic

Beavis & Huk-Head (Huk-L), Thursday, 25 May 2006 17:05 (thirteen years ago) link

Batgurl's Reasons Why Not.

c(''c) (Leee), Thursday, 25 May 2006 17:45 (thirteen years ago) link

'cause she's a lesbian!

pleased to mitya (mitya), Thursday, 1 June 2006 12:00 (thirteen years ago) link

don't confuse batgirl and batwoman!!!!

electro-acoustic lycanthrope (orion), Thursday, 1 June 2006 12:11 (thirteen years ago) link

eleven months pass...

this seems as likely a place as any other to post my fave line about Assbats, from CBR: Perhaps this is a book that most people won't look kindly upon because it needs to be viewed in a context they're not aware of yet.

Dr. Superman, Wednesday, 30 May 2007 05:29 (twelve years ago) link

:)

Jordan, Wednesday, 30 May 2007 14:15 (twelve years ago) link

It would be great if someone photoshopped Batman and Batgirl into the "So not gonna happen" picture.

The Real Dirty Vicar, Wednesday, 30 May 2007 16:21 (twelve years ago) link

three years pass...

I can't tell if Batman is crying or if it's just the greasepaint under his mask: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2010/06/18/batman-fan-film-city-of-scars/

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Sunday, 20 June 2010 02:43 (nine years ago) link

I saw that a couple of days ago. Pretty good for fan-fiction, it has to be made by industry ringers, as it is pretty slick. The take on Wesker & Scarface was pretty cool.

It's better than the 20 minutes of Smallville I watched a long time back.

earlnash, Sunday, 20 June 2010 13:03 (nine years ago) link

two weeks pass...

Whoo-AH, Mister Wayne! This is just straight up BAD.
http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/2010/07/07/get-a-first-look-at-batman-odyssey/
Like joyless bad, not like Frank Miller Combination Pizza Hut & Batman Bell crazy bad but also self-consciously hilarious.

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 8 July 2010 09:01 (nine years ago) link

Adams has always been a TERRIBLE writer, and his artwork has totally gone downhill in the last twenty years or so too (my suspicion is that there are lots of assistants doing most of the actual drawing/finishing). RIP Dick Giordano.

The 60s/70s Adams-Batmans really were something to look at tho', back in the day

Ward Fowler, Thursday, 8 July 2010 09:07 (nine years ago) link

"He's targetting our - EYYOW! guns."

Pheeel, Thursday, 8 July 2010 09:08 (nine years ago) link

why does Batman have a gun...?

So that he can learn a very important lesson about the Second Amendment.
NB: there's a Kevin Nowlan-inked pinup at the back of this that does justice to Yr memories of Adams.

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 8 July 2010 23:10 (nine years ago) link

skimmed thru this in the comic bk shop yesterday, even more of a trainwreck than i feared, weirdly a cpl of pages are inked by michael golden. can't believe there's meant to be twelve issues of this shit - has adams ever drawn twelve issues of anything, all in a row?

Ward Fowler, Friday, 9 July 2010 06:31 (nine years ago) link

With a decent artist or two, this could be promising. Am I ready to read two ongoing comic books again? http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/2010/07/14/meet-your-new-detective-comics-writer-scott-snyder/

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Wednesday, 14 July 2010 15:12 (nine years ago) link

why did i read that? now i want to start buying comics again.

not everything is a campfire (ian), Wednesday, 14 July 2010 16:29 (nine years ago) link

I don't quite get the venom being cut loose on the Adams' Batman. The thing is pretty much a straight up bronze age style comic, which should make sense considering who is making the thing. Clean up a bit of the language from Robin and you could drop this thing straight into a 100 Page Detective Batman Family Giant from 78. Maybe I have a heart or a soft head for such comics, I didn't think it was that bad. I just think fans now over think stuff to an extent.

Maybe they should have put on the yellow circle around the bat to make it obvious, I don't know.

As for the artwork, the guy really hasn't lost much at all, some of the pages are almost 3D. The inking style is more Klaus Janson than say Dick Giordano on a lot of the book, which is some of the difference.

earlnash, Wednesday, 14 July 2010 22:59 (nine years ago) link

wtf is happening there

like, is Batman tripping and someone locked him in a hairdresser's basement or something

HI DERE, Monday, 19 July 2010 16:43 (nine years ago) link

lol at the dialogue in that excerpt

TRIPPING BALLS.

Matt M., Monday, 19 July 2010 19:16 (nine years ago) link

tripping hairs

oh sh!t a ¯\⎝⏠___⏠⎠/¯ (sic), Monday, 19 July 2010 23:37 (nine years ago) link

two months pass...

This Neal Adams Batman is so crazy it makes the All Star Frank Miller Batman look like Papa Spank!

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:21 (nine years ago) link

wait, wait, wait, Neal! You drew the bullet coming out her back! You can't take that back! But you did, so OKAY.

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:22 (nine years ago) link

"What's worse than finding a worm in an apple. Answer... Finding half a worm." NOT THE RIDDLER WHO SAID THAT EITHER.

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:27 (nine years ago) link

and that's before Man-Bat calls Batman a eunuch!

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:29 (nine years ago) link

and then Aquaman shows up fresh from the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics!

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:31 (nine years ago) link

scans, please?

Philip Nunez, Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:33 (nine years ago) link

NOTE: This is not the actual Riddler, but salsa singer, former Panamanian Minister of Tourism Ruben Blades, really.
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y298/hukl/tastethatreuben.jpg

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:42 (nine years ago) link

lulz at gordon

high speed p-diddy-esque shrimping vessel (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:43 (nine years ago) link

whoa

Such an octopus of a thing. And I have only an inkling! (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:47 (nine years ago) link

I like the idea that Batman names each fist a different sandwich, "Taste that reuben!" POW "Have a bite of this Monte Cristo!" BIF!

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 22:54 (nine years ago) link

I hope this comic sells so strongly that its tone gets adopted by all Batman comics so that Neal Adams can hold the distinction of being the guy who took the camp out of Batman and then 40 years later put it back.

Well, because whatever happened changed him. (Dr. Superman), Thursday, 7 October 2010 23:07 (nine years ago) link

thanks you for posting those.

Philip Nunez, Thursday, 7 October 2010 23:14 (nine years ago) link

wow, i may buy that

Such an octopus of a thing. And I have only an inkling! (forksclovetofu), Friday, 8 October 2010 00:42 (nine years ago) link

Yeah, I'm making my first comic store trip for two months today. Will definitely have to get this.

Chuck_Tatum, Friday, 8 October 2010 14:50 (nine years ago) link

Oh my god, this comic.

Chuck_Tatum, Saturday, 9 October 2010 02:42 (nine years ago) link

IIRC, Batman Inc and Johns's GL were the only New 52 books generally unaffected by the reboot.

Gwumpy Bubby Want Hims Ba-Ba (Old Lunch), Thursday, 4 September 2014 20:53 (five years ago) link

they should just abandon continuity altogether imo

Οὖτις, Thursday, 4 September 2014 21:08 (five years ago) link

I think you could make a solid argument that they already have, however unintentionally.

Coarse Apple Slaw (Old Lunch), Thursday, 4 September 2014 21:30 (five years ago) link

i believe that's known as "the liefeld effect"

the other song about butts in the top 5 (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 4 September 2014 21:38 (five years ago) link

I loved it in the recent Inkstuds pod where Matt Fraction compared the new 52 to putting your dick on a table and handing somebody a ruler to hit you with

Brakhage, Thursday, 4 September 2014 21:39 (five years ago) link

Intrigued by this one, which came out a year ago but which I only just found out about -- Batman vs architecture

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/P/B009MD2N5Q.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg

ornamental cabbage (James Morrison), Friday, 5 September 2014 01:47 (five years ago) link

two years ago!

boney tassel (sic), Friday, 5 September 2014 03:04 (five years ago) link

one month passes...
four months pass...

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theledger/obituary.aspx?n=stephen-merrill&pid=174158574

WINTER HAVEN - Stephen Merrill, 31, passes away February 12, 2015, due to a uppercut from Batman.
He was born January 28, 1984, the son of Larry Ronald Merrill and Bridgett I. Dotson Merrill. He was in retail sales at The Big Shop in Legoland, Florida.
In addition to his parents, Stephen is survived by his fiancée, Stephanie Vella; son, Noah; and sister, Kimberly.
Visitation is Tuesday, February 17, 2015, from 12-1PM with a celebration of life at 1PM, both at Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home, Winter Haven. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theledger/obituary.aspx?n=stephen-merrill&pid=174158574#sthash.qRsMf30j.dpuf

the plight of y0landa (forksclovetofu), Tuesday, 24 February 2015 05:24 (four years ago) link

one year passes...

http://i.imgur.com/EV4wiZA.jpg

This is the best batman story I've read in tears

Chuck_Tatum, Saturday, 5 November 2016 14:34 (two years ago) link

I mean years, but tears too

Chuck_Tatum, Saturday, 5 November 2016 14:34 (two years ago) link

one year passes...

I picked up the Alan Davis batman book in the sale. It's fun and campy. Never heard about this run before.

E.g.

https://i.imgur.com/LlG4xdd.jpg

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:29 (one year ago) link

And also

https://i.imgur.com/IELzvR4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/u92lgNq.jpg

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:30 (one year ago) link

Here's the first one without the first half of the gag cut off

https://i.imgur.com/CpULv1P.jpg

And my favourite trope, where batman can only enter a room by crashing through some wooden blinds

https://i.imgur.com/kicFJIO.jpg

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:34 (one year ago) link

That short Barr/Davis run truly is delightful. Should have lasted longer.

Duane Barry, Thursday, 23 November 2017 19:43 (one year ago) link

those are painful to look at, like every time ppl on the internet post old Marvel comics from online services

shackling the masses with plastic-wrapped snack picks (sic), Friday, 24 November 2017 20:02 (one year ago) link

Yeah that's it. the run is only six issues or so. the book's padded out with a (not very good) graphic novel included.

I take sic's point but the recolouring isn't quite as heinous as on e.g. the neal adams reissues

Chuck_Tatum, Sunday, 26 November 2017 12:16 (one year ago) link

Seems to be OOP...

absorbed carol channing's powers & psyche (morrisp), Sunday, 26 November 2017 19:47 (one year ago) link

seven months pass...

My son, unclear on the concept, play-acting young Bruce Wayne discovering the Batcave:

“Alfred! — I fell into a big hole in the backyard... it was a cave that had a computer built into the wall!”

i’m still stanning (morrisp), Wednesday, 4 July 2018 04:04 (one year ago) link

hahahahahahaha!

Arthur Funzonerelli (stevie), Wednesday, 4 July 2018 08:59 (one year ago) link

Well, I managed to avoid the nyt spoilers, but that was a bit fucking boring either way

I’ve never seen the appeal of full-page posters in the middle of a comic, and there are some spectacularly butt-ugly examples in this issue

King is entering his bad Malick phase, it seems

Chuck_Tatum, Thursday, 5 July 2018 16:12 (one year ago) link

I just saw a long article about the “NY Times spoiler”... Umm, people read about comics in the NY Times(?)

i’m still stanning (morrisp), Friday, 6 July 2018 00:14 (one year ago) link

It was in the Weddings section

kelp, clam and carrion (sic), Friday, 6 July 2018 01:29 (one year ago) link

One more in a long list of recent black marks on the Times, I guess.

i’m still stanning (morrisp), Friday, 6 July 2018 02:48 (one year ago) link

Spoiler question about #50...

Wait, so who was the Batman in the last frame? And are we supposed to believe Bane somehow set this all up?

Nhex, Friday, 13 July 2018 18:04 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

Damn, Norm Breyfogle died! My favourite Batman artist by miles, stupidly uncollected for such a long time.

https://i.imgur.com/wdoonko.jpg

Chuck_Tatum, Wednesday, 26 September 2018 23:08 (one year ago) link

His run with Alan Grant is probably still my favourite extended run on Batman. RIP.

Duane Barry, Thursday, 27 September 2018 00:38 (one year ago) link

Aw, crap. My favourite too. The Grant/Breyfogles are my ideal Batman comics.

Mince Pramthwart (James Morrison), Thursday, 27 September 2018 00:59 (one year ago) link

In response, an audience member yelled, “F— Trump.” West added, “Now you got a situation where we need to have a dialogue and not a diatribe because if you want something to change, it’s not going to change by saying, ‘F— that person.’ Try love. Try love. Try love. Try love.”

Some audience members laughed. “You see they laughing at me. You heard ’em, they scream at me, they bully me. They bullied me backstage they said, ‘Don’t go out there with that hat on.’ They bullied me backstage. They bullied me. And then they say I’m in a sunken place. You want to see the sunken place? Okay, I’ma listen to y’all now.”

He removed his MAGA hat before putting it back on. “Or I’ma put my Superman cape on, which means you can’t tell me what to do,” he said.

Ah, the minty egg bits (sic), Sunday, 30 September 2018 18:45 (one year ago) link

Can someone tell Kanye why not

brush ’em like crazy (morrisp), Sunday, 30 September 2018 20:35 (one year ago) link

three months pass...

in awe of the size of this bat. absolute unit

more ham for me myself and i (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 11 January 2019 07:16 (nine months ago) link

I read that West quote above, and in this thread context, wondered a) Adam West is speaking about loving Trump? and b) isn't he dead? (Fun fact: Walla Walla, WA - his birthplace - has had two Adam West Day events.)

the body of a spider... (scampering alpaca), Friday, 11 January 2019 15:00 (nine months ago) link

that would be a quote from kanye west, not adam west, iirc

more ham for me myself and i (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 11 January 2019 15:03 (nine months ago) link

lol

i stan corrected (morrisp), Friday, 11 January 2019 15:09 (nine months ago) link

now wondering who would play robin in a world where kanye took on the mantle of the 60s batman

more ham for me myself and i (bizarro gazzara), Friday, 11 January 2019 15:10 (nine months ago) link

I’ve never had a chance to mention this to anyone, but I loved it... at an auto show, four years or so ago, I saw a guy wearing the following T-shirt (picture the final line in super-big text):

CHRISTIAN BALE
GEORGE CLOONEY
MICHAEL KEATON
VAL KILMER
ADAM WEST — FUCK THE REST

i stan corrected (morrisp), Friday, 11 January 2019 15:54 (nine months ago) link

I TAKE MY BATMANS LIKE I TAKE MY T-SHIRTS: WHIMSICAL AND LIGHT-HEARTED, YOU MOTHERFUCKERS

A Nugatory Excrescence (Old Lunch), Friday, 11 January 2019 16:08 (nine months ago) link

now wondering who would play robin in a world where kanye took on the mantle of the 60s batman

Robinfest

sans lep (sic), Friday, 11 January 2019 18:41 (nine months ago) link

one month passes...
five months pass...

New 52 Batman is trying way harder to share his feelings than Bat D1ck of the DC New Earth from Batman Year One on. That said, the dude goes through planes and cars like mad though in the current comics.

earlnash, Monday, 29 July 2019 23:26 (two months ago) link

New Adams Batman on the way shortly!
https://www.cbr.com/batman-vs-ras-al-ghul-neal-adams/

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Sunday, 11 August 2019 22:52 (two months ago) link

John Carpenter is also writing a Joker comic, which is kinda neat.

Neal Adams' artwork has all those thick lines, it looks more Kubert than himself in a way. I'm guessing he works on a digital board probably drawing on top of scanned thumbnails now. That modern style has altered the look of quite a few comic artists earlier works.

earlnash, Sunday, 11 August 2019 23:00 (two months ago) link

I know he’s a consummate professional, but I’d buy a Batman series where Neal incorporates his growing earth theories

untuned mass damper (mh), Sunday, 11 August 2019 23:59 (two months ago) link

I mean, professional and wouldn’t throw personal causes in

untuned mass damper (mh), Monday, 12 August 2019 00:00 (two months ago) link

"Neal incorporates his growing earth theories"

You know he could just do a Warlord series and be able to make it work 'kinda' in-continuity.

Probably could somehow work it with K'un-Lun in Iron Fist perhaps too.

I always thought that one could easily do some AM radio crank character in the Marvel Universe reading into all this madness always going on in the comics upon the people. I'm kind of surprised that someone like Bendis did not do it, as it would have worked in some of his story lines.

A tribute character to Art Bell would be cool, but I think that would work better in the DC comics.

earlnash, Monday, 12 August 2019 21:32 (two months ago) link

one month passes...

Man this looks cool:

https://i.imgur.com/XG2wn9B_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium

Spry at 78 (morrisp), Wednesday, 9 October 2019 20:35 (one week ago) link

recoloured by Continuity iirc?

now let's play big lunch take little lunch (sic), Wednesday, 9 October 2019 21:07 (one week ago) link


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