The Return Of Batman's Aunt Harriet, To Gotham Academy

There are many thing to enjoy about the new DC comic Gotham Academy. But one is, momentarily, the return of Aunt Harriet to the DC after thirty-five years.

Aunt Harriet

Aunt Harriet, first appeared in 1964 in Detective Comics #328  created by Bill Finger and artist Sheldon Moldoff, she was Dick Grayson's aunt, and lived in Wayne Manor after Alfred Pennyworth's death, and became a regular character on the sixties TV show played by Madge Blake. However, her last regular appearance in the comic was in 1968, and her last actual appearance was in 1975.

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And now she's baaaaaack….

Gotham Academy #1 (2014) - Page 9

 

Although… should that be Ms Cooper? That was her actual name….

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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