Bat-Mite 1977: The Impish Sidekick

Bat-Mite 1977: The Impish Sidekick

Bat-Mite 1977: The Impish Sidekick. Batman originally met Bat-Mite, the hero-worshipping imp from another world, in Detective Comics #267  from March 1962 in a story by Bill Finger. That Bat-Mite was well represented in the Batman: The Brave and The Bold animated series. Paul Rubens nailed he role voicing Bat-Mite. Today I want to remember the Bat-Mite [...]

BEHOLD, the Rainbow Batman: The Brave and the Bold

BEHOLD, the Rainbow Batman: The Brave and the Bold

Rainbow Batman: The Brave and the Bold Rainbow Batman: The Brave and the Bold. This is one of the many reasons to adore Batman: The Brave and the Bold. The entire series is a love letter to Golden and Silver Age stories. Even the modern content has that whimsical Silver Age lining. It's a wonderful [...]

Epic Byrne: The Comic Art of John Byrne

Epic Byrne: The Comic Art of John Byrne

Epic Byrne is my excuse to share art from my favorite artist of all time. You'll note that I did not say "comic artist". He is probably the reason I sampled other comics from the Fantastic Four, to Lab Rats. He is more that just an artist but also a wonderful writer. He's a fan [...]

“Legends of the Superheroes”: An Odyssey Better Left Unfinished

“Legends of the Superheroes”: An Odyssey Better Left Unfinished

Originally published August 29th, 2015, I felt like this should be revisited and updated... The best thing that happened on TV when I was nine. It was January, 1979, and there were two hour long shows. One aired per week on NBC. I was able to see the first and was SUPER excited to watch [...]

Side-Notes: Ranking Robins

Side-Notes: Ranking Robins

Check out this deep-dive into the many faces of Robin, Batman's lil' chum. There is one of my favorite Robin's that wasn't listed, Bruce Wayne's "proto-Robin" from Superman Batman Generations v1 issue #4. The year was 1939, and Bruce's first outing was as Robin? I love Else-Worlds. Superman Batman Generations v1 issue #4 As kid [...]