Tag Archives: Keith Giffen

Scars of Vietnam in Gotham City

As an embodiment of changing fads and obsessions of US pop culture, Batman’s adventures could hardly stay immune to the social impact of the Vietnam War. And while the Caped Crusader’s TV incarnation could initially be seen advertising war bonds, … Continue reading

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More over-the-top adventure comics

Given how bombastic and out-of-control the Batman series has become of late, I figure the time is right to revisit the concept of comics as manic, trippy escapades. When I suggested a bunch of Non-Batman balls-to-the-wall adventure comics earlier this … Continue reading

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Messing around with Batman’s logo

In my world-changing countdown of Ed Hannigan’s Batman covers, I mentioned how much I love it when he put a spin on the series’ logo. Yet Hannigan, God’s gift to cover artists that he undoubtedly is, was hardly the only … Continue reading

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