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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 26: December 1940, Part 1

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The Batman’s crusade on crime must be going pretty good because, this time out, he tackles a new problem: Family relations! Michael K. and Michael B. take a look at DETECTIVE COMICS #47 where the Dark Knight tries to teach parents the valuable lesson that money can’t buy happiness! 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 22: October 1940, Part 3

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Michael K. and Michael B. continue their coverage of BATMAN #3, which finds the Batman falling head-first into action and mystery when a strange plague newspapers dub “the Ghastly Change” pours over the city. The Dynamic Duo of the Batman and Robin must them go into action and confront the crafty brain behind the sinister sickness: “The Ugliest Man in the World!” Continue reading

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Episode 20: October 1940, Part 1

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The show is back and, with this episode, so is the awesome! Michael K. and Michael B. look at the Batman story from DETECTIVE COMICS #45, which features an old school (mostly solo) Batman story that finds the Dark Knight taking on the returning menace of that Harlequin of Hate the Joker as he tries to solve “The Case of the Laughing Death!” Continue reading

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Episode 19: September 1940

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“Guess who just got back today… them wild-eyed boys that had been away. Haven’t changed, haven’t much to say. But man, I still think them cats are crazy.” That’s right, folks! Michael Kaiser and Michael Bradley are back with a brand new episode! After catching up on why they left, where they’ve been and all the news that’s happened in the interim, the guys dive into DETECTIVE COMICS #44, which find the Batman and Robin crossing paths with giants and elves as they enter “The Land Behind the Light!” Continue reading

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Episode 17: July 1940

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This episode, the Batman and Robin 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! Continue reading

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Episode 15: May 1940

Episode 15: May 1940

Michael Kaiser and Michael Bradley are back with a double-hit of awesomeness starring Batman and Robin! First up is DETECTIVE COMICS #40 where Batman and Robin attempt to stop a vicious killer who’s target is Julie Madison (aspiring actress) and learn to beware of Clayface! (Yes, we said actress.) Then it’s a bit of a lighter story, but the threat is no less dangerous, in NEW YORK WORLD’S FAIR COMICS as “Batman and Robin Visit the 1940 New York World’s Fair”! You’ll never believe what happens in that one! Continue reading

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