Batman Gets His Purple Gloves Back In Batman #21

Posted by June 12, 2013 Comment

In the original Detective Comics comics, Batman had purple gloves. He really did.

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Although in reprints, DC tried to hide that fact turning purple gloves…

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Into blue…

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But in Batman #21 out today, we see an earlier, rougher Batman, in a brightier, breezier Gotham, with lots of different colours and less of the shadow and shade.

And the gloves? Purple…

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Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London. Tonight sees the launch of Jason Atomic‘s Satanic Mojo, inspired by underground comics with work from Atomic, Shaky Kane, Garry Leach and more… for adults only. Go to the gallery and buy the comic… adults only.

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Chief writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. Father of two. Comic book clairvoyant. Political cartoonist.

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