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Hosted by JB Anderton, a child of the 1970s and life-long Batfan. This podcast looks back at the many incarnations of the Batman in the 1970s, including an in-depth look at DC's Batman and Detective Comics as well as his adventures on Saturday morning cartoons and Power Records stories, in order to discover what aspects of the character we know and love originated during the Bronze Age.

Dec 1, 2023

PUBLISHING DATE: March 1972
CREDITS: Bob Haney (story), Jim Aparo (art)

The podcast returns for monthly episodes summarizing and reviewing the 1970s Batman books.  

The Batman is taken down but not out by a sniper’s bullet.  The wheelchair-bound masked detective enlists Robin, Green Lantern, Green Arrow and Black...


Mar 8, 2023

Inspired by the Power Records audio dramas of the 1970s, JB performs the main feature from the 100-Page issue, Batman #260 (February 1975), complete with sound effects and background music.  Look for the video with accompanying comic panels to be posted soon on JB's YouTube channel

Story by Denny O'Neil, art by Irv...


Nov 22, 2021

PUBLISHING DATE: October 1978
CREDITS: Len Wein (story), Marshall Rogers and Dick Giordano (art)

On the final episode of the podcast, we conclude the Clayface III story arc as JB finishes his journey through the comics of the 1970s. Thanks for listening, and always remember to keep both hands on the Bat Rope.

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Nov 15, 2021

PUBLISHING DATE: August 1978
CREDITS: Len Wein (story), Marshall Rogers & Dick Giordano (art)

Still reeling from losing Silver, the Batman takes his anger out on the criminal underworld. Meanwhile, a new and even deadlier Clayface terrorizes Gotham City.

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Nov 8, 2021

PUBLISHING DATE: April 1978
CREDITS: Steve Englehart (story) Marshall Rogers and Terry Austin (art)

Batman races against time to stop the Joker, but is he too late to save Bruce’s relationship with Silver? Meanwhile, the ghost of Hugo Strange enacts its revenge on Boss Thorne.

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