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    The Burt Ward and Adam West Batman show got me...

    The Burt Ward and Adam West Batman show got me into Batman first, I was a big fan, I loved it. I still do, although now I get the comedy and enjoy it as such, the same way I enjoy Peter Boyle and...
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    Poll: That's interesting to me, too.

    That's interesting to me, too.
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    Poll: Bill Finger and Bob Kane originally based Batman...

    Bill Finger and Bob Kane originally based Batman physically on 5'9" Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and there is a history of height and weight listing inconsistencies in Batman comic books by DC with...
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    Poll: Yeah John Buscema is one of the greats. Strong...

    Yeah John Buscema is one of the greats. Strong inking I think clearly can help make it more obvious in comics what was meant to be black, although any blue coloring [or gray] still can cause some...
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    Poll: Yeah comic book colors were originally very...

    Yeah comic book colors were originally very limited and the blue on Batman's costume and Superman's hair, etc. was originally intended to represent light reflecting on a black surface, not literately...
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    Poll: Bill Finger explained in The Steranko History of...

    Bill Finger explained in The Steranko History of Comics Volume 1 (1970), "My idea was to have Batman be a combination of Douglas Fairbanks [Zorro], Sherlock Holmes, The Shadow, and Doc Savage as...
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    Poll: That's funny because neither Michael Keaton or...

    That's funny because neither Michael Keaton or even useless rubber-nipples George Clooney wore a giant armored suit. I really wouldn't wanna see a kindergartner hurt his little hand punching a real...
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    Thanks. The casino roulette dealers, waiters,...

    Thanks. The casino roulette dealers, waiters, wine stewards and valets came from Tim Burton's Batman (1989) during that charity ball event. Ordinarily Alfred wouldn't need a chef and full cooking...
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    The Golden Age 1940s Alfred Beagle was an amateur...

    The Golden Age 1940s Alfred Beagle was an amateur detective and butler. Beagle is revealed as Alfred's last name in Detective Comics #96 (1945) "Alfred, Private Detective" written by Don Cameron and...
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    Funny. Most likely. Like 'ol editor...

    Funny.



    Most likely. Like 'ol editor Julius Schwartz learned, don't fix what's not broken.
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    They finally moved back into the Wayne Mansion in...

    They finally moved back into the Wayne Mansion in Batman #248 (1982) "Shadow Play" written by "Gallopin" Gerry Conway, with art by "Gentleman" Gene Colan and inks by "Santa" Klaus Janson, under the...
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    Alfred's replacement? Aunt Harriet?

    Alfred's replacement? Aunt Harriet?
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    Poll: Jaded haters of armored Batman? The 'opposite' of...

    Jaded haters of armored Batman? The 'opposite' of what Batman was? In Cinefex #41 (1989) Tim Burton explained, "I had looked at the Batman encyclopedia [The Encyclopedia of Comic Book Heroes: Batman...
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    Poll: I would prefer the Returns suit that was actually...

    I would prefer the Returns suit that was actually lycra fabric underneath the thinner, more flexible, light weight layer of molded foam rubber on Batman, making it both more functional to move in,...
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    Superboy #36 (1954) has a turkey carving...

    Superboy #36 (1954) has a turkey carving thanksgiving themed cover by Curt Swan for the story "Superboy's Sister" [writer unknown, it's edited by Mort Weisinger, with art by John Sikela] where Lana...
  16. Thomas Wayne must have been the kind father,...

    Thomas Wayne must have been the kind father, giving humanitarian and philanthropic medical doctor, because if Thomas Wayne was a Trumpian snooty and abusive yuppie scum miser that cares only about...
  17. I feel Bruce/Batman shouldn't be always sulking,...

    I feel Bruce/Batman shouldn't be always sulking, brooding, morose, there should be other emotions, but not jokey campy, either. I like Batman a mixture of the light and the dark.



    In Batman...
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    Poll: Bill Finger didn't draw Batman. Finger was the...

    Bill Finger didn't draw Batman. Finger was the co-creator and original writer. Bob Kane, Sheldon Moldoff and Jerry Robinson were early artists. The original 1939 version of Batman looked leaner, more...
  19. Christopher Reeve's Superman. As DC editor Jack...

    Christopher Reeve's Superman. As DC editor Jack C. Harris explained in Fantastic Films #16 (1981), "Within the icy background of the Fortress [of Solitude] walls, the combatants not only use the...
  20. Poll: On order to be faithful to the many versions of...

    On order to be faithful to the many versions of Superman, that are contradictory, you'd have to compartmentalize or you'd have awkward hybrids like Byrne's Superman reboot that tried to blend the...
  21. The Red Triangle Circus Gang!

    The Red Triangle Circus Gang!
  22. Poll: That's right. That is why DC's classic Multiverse...

    That's right. That is why DC's classic Multiverse Parallel Earths concept is important, that way instead of just the constant reboots, DC could remain true to the many classic versions that fans know...
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