Author Archives: Michael Kaiser

Good Night!

After completing coverage of the first two years of the Batman’s career, it is with much regret and sadness that we announce that Legends of the Batman has come to an end. Circumstances (a.k.a. life) have changed the best laid … Continue reading

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Episode 28: Year in Review 1940

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This week, Michael Bradley and Michael Kaiser take a break from their normal monthly coverage format to look back at their first completed year, going over the pros and cons, the ups and downs, the lefts and rights of all the Batman material released in 1940. And at the end of the show, the two give their votes for the bests and worsts of the year! Continue reading

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Episode 27: December 1940, Part 2

Episode 27: December 1940, Part 2

Michael Bradley and Michael Kaiser tackle part 2 of December 1940, and wrap up another year in the process! This time Batman takes on criminals with an overly convoluted scheme to rob a gold vault in Kentucky in Detective Comics #48. Continue reading

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Episode 25: November 1940

Episode 25: November 1940

The two Michaels move forward in their quest to cover all things Batman by taking a look at his adventures in November of 1940, which is back to one book, Detective Comics #46, where Batman and Robin face the return of a thought dead villain, Hugo Strange, who tries to infect their city with a deadly fear toxin in the case of “Professor Strange’s Fear Dust.” Continue reading

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Episode 23: October 1940, Part 4

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Michael B. and Michael K. continue their coverage of BATMAN #3, as Batman and Robin take on the seedy underbelly of a criminal organization composed of…children? That’s right, it’s their most juvenile adventure yet as the Dynamic Duo tackle the case of “The Crime School for Boys!” Continue reading

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Episode 21: October 1940, Part 2

Episode 21: October 1940, Part 2

Michael B. and Michael K. continue their coverage of Batman material released in October of 1940, this time taking a look at the first story from BATMAN #3, where the Caped Crusader finds his strings being pulled as he is manipulated and mind controlled in “The Strange Case of the Diabolical Puppet Master!” Continue reading

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Discontinuity

Sorry to have to announce this, but circumstances have dictated that Legends of the Batman be put on indefinite hiatus. Right now it just isn’t in the cards. Thank you to everyone who listened, emailed, posted or left an iTunes … Continue reading

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Episode 18: August 1940

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This episode Michael Kaiser and Michael Bradley take on all Batman material released in August of 1940, where they find Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson attempting to take a much needed vacation, but instead are forced to rescue a town from corruption in DETECTIVE COMICS #43. Continue reading

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Episode 16: June 1940

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Michael Bradley and Michael Kaiser return to cover all Batman material released in June of 1940, which drops back down to one comic again, DETECTIVE COMICS #41, where Robin must go undercover to solve a kidnapping, a murder and the mystery of the Masked Man! Continue reading

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Episode 14: April 1940

Episode 14: April 1940

This episode, your hosts Michael Bradley and Michael Kaiser take on the first issue of Batman’s very own book, as they examine Batman material released in April of 1940. And to help celebrate this important “first” in bat-history, the guys do a “first” for the show and ┬ábring in some guest hosts, Joshua Bertone, Donovan Grant and Jon Wilson, from Amazing Spider-Man Classics, to help then discuss DETECTIVE COMICS #39 and BATMAN #1! Continue reading

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