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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.

Jun 7, 2021

PUBLISHING DATE: December 1974
CREDITS: Denny O’Neil (story), Irv Novick & Dick Giordano (art)

The Batman confronts his childhood trauma caused by an incident of gun violence that happened before his parents’ death. The Shadow sets the stage for a confrontation 25 years in the making.

This week’s special guest, Jim Beard, is an author of pulp fiction and comic/sci-fi tie-in short stories. He edited the fan-favorite collections of essays, “Gotham City - 14 Miles” and is currently working on re-releasing and completing his series of fan-submitted reviews of the ’66 Batman television series.

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