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Man-Bat, Detective Comics #400, and What Really Ended The Silver Age
Because he was an "energy vampire," Neal and I wanted him to be a human bat — which would've made him a forerunner of the later DC character, the Man-Bat But either we checked with the Comics Code in advance to be on the safe side — or else we tried to mentally anticipate what[...]
WTF? Will Detective Comics #19 See The Return Of Zsasz?
Let's look at that cover to Detective Comics #19… the gatefold version… and zoom in on that arm… Those counting marks, four strikes with a fifth slash across, are a common sign on the both of Batman villain Zsasz, who cuts them into his skin, one per victim. Has Zsasz been turned into a Man Bat?[...]