Tuesday, April 1, 2014

25 Weird Batman Comic-Book Covers

(from vulture.com
by Abraham Riesman)



Happy birthday to Batman! This week marks the 75th anniversary of the debut of Gotham’s grimmest vigilante, in the pages of 1939’s Detective Comics #27. And that means 75 years of dark, gritty superhero tales, right? Not exactly! Here’s a little-known fact: A surprisingly large portion of Batman’s publication history has featured truly ridiculous stories with even more ridiculous cover images. In honor of the Caped Crusader’s diamond anniversary, we’ve gathered together a bouquet of the oddest Batman comic-book covers, so get ready for Bat-Baby, Zebra Batman, and more stuff from beyond your wildest technicolor fever dreams!

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