Welcome to episode 17 of Legends of the Batman, the show covering everything Batman — from the beginning! The show’s premise is a simple one. Each episode, we cover a month of Batman, be it comic books, television, movies, whatever, starting with his first appearance in 1939.
This episode Michael Kaiser and Michael Bradley join the Batman and Robin as they encounter a cornucopia of villainy! First up is DETECTIVE COMICS #42 where our heroes unravel a mystery presented when owners of paintings by an upcoming artist wind up dead. Then it’s over to BATMAN #2, which sees Batman and Robin squaring off against the Joker, the Cat, unwitting masters of crime, gangsters, neanderthal giants and more!
Things We Learned:
- Is your life in danger? Take a cruise.
- Always have a wearable, lifelike, to-scale dummy of yourself on hand, just in case.
- Sometimes, random ladies selling gum are important.
- Police in New York have very poor memory.
- African Pygmies walking on top of a railroad car means something queer is going on.
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