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Hey now Riddler, Penguin, Joker, Better run and hide!

Okay, so the title has absolutely nothing to do with the content, but in these Final Crisis/Batman RIP posts I’ve been using consecutive lines from Batman by Jan & Dean as titles, and I refuse to let Grant Morrison not … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 18/01/09

Off to see Richard Thompson perform 1000 Years Of Popular Music tonight, so I may do an Albums You Should Own on that when we get back. In the meantime, some links… RAB posts a great video of XTC as … Continue reading

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He’s Known As Batman, With Robin The Boy Wonder By His Side…

I’m at a disadvantage with this post, because even though I am in the US at the moment, my comic shop isn’t. So everything I am writing right now could be completely contradicted by today’s issue of Batman, and I … Continue reading

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But Incognito As Batman He Fights Crime At Night

One of the things that people have found most confusing about the ending (if ending it is) of Batman RIP is the question of who exactly was the villain behind The Black Glove. Was he, as he claimed, Thomas Wayne … Continue reading

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He’s Known As Bruce Wayne By Day, Wealthy Socialite…

So, I’ve been promising to write about Grant Morrison’s Batman run for quite a while, and the things I have to say have just been getting longer and longer. And then the first of the Last Rites issues comes out … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Who He Is Behind That Mask, But We Need Him, And We Need Him Now…

I *was* going to write today’s comics post on Dave Sim and Gerhard’s graphic novel Guys, but I’ve been frankly amazed by the interest the general public appears to be showing Batman’s death in the Batman: RIP storyline. I was … Continue reading

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