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Uncategorized blog posts for the Real Batman Chronology’s Discontinuity Blog by Collin Colsher.

Mommy Made of Nails: A History of Professor Pyg

This article is cross-posted at TBU.com. FROM PYGMALION TO PYG Professor Pyg—arguably Batman’s strangest and creepiest rival ever created—was conjured up from the deepest darkest recesses of the mind of Grant Morrison, making his first appearance in Batman #666 (July … Continue reading

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Judo Chop!

In a bit of a belated April Fool’s Day post, I thought I’d do something a bit more on the silly side, but still in relation to the history of Batman. In the late 60s, Batman was very talkative while … Continue reading

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Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot

This article is cross-posted at TBU.net! Over the past few years, DC Comics’ chain-smoking master assassin Deadshot, one of Batman’s second-tier rogues, has gained popularity—appearing in more comic books than ever and in multiple TV and cinema incarnations, notably portrayed … Continue reading

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The Devil in the Details: A History of Batman-666

This article is cross-posted at TBU.com! The recently released Super Sons #10 (January 2018, by Peter Tomasi, Jose Luis, and Scott Hanna) gave us a brief future intermezzo that showed an adult Damian Wayne, wearing a trench-coat-style Batman costume, emerging … Continue reading

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My Favorite Comics of 2017

__________________________________________________________________ 17 Comics I Really Enjoyed a Lot in 2017 (in alphabetical order by title, with images instead of words) __________________________________________________________________ Aliens: Dead Orbit by James Stokoe The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui Boundless by Jillian Tamaki Doom … Continue reading

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The Hole in Things: A History of Simon Hurt

Back in April, I wrote a piece on the history of Grant Morrison’s Simon Hurt character for TBU.net. Hurt is one of my favorite comic book villains. I usually cross-post my other comics writing that I do for other websites … Continue reading

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The Uniqueness of Serialized Multi-Authored Comic Book Storytelling (And Making Sense of It All)

In late 2017, I was honored by receiving an invitation from Professor Sofi Thanhauser to lecture at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. It is with great pleasure that I now provide a semi-transcript of the lecture to my devoted … Continue reading

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Superhero Socialism: The History of Anarky

This article is cross-posted at The Batman Universe. One of Batman’s secondary but widely-studied and highly-controversial rogues is back in the pages of Detective Comics. The enigmatic Anarky made a surprise return in the final page of Detective Comics #957 … Continue reading

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A Brief Breakdown of the Bygone Batman of Earth-B

NOTE: This article is cross-posted at The Batman Universe. By the late 1970s there were a handful of Silver Age DC stories that just seemed out-of-continuity no matter what. They just didn’t fit, violated characterization, had obvious continuity errors, or … Continue reading

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The Reboot Has Begun

I wasn’t sure whether or not DC was heading toward a full reboot with its long “Rebirth” saga, set to wrap early next year with the cosmic intervention of Watchmen‘s Dr. Manhattan and Mr. Oz. But the multiverse-shattering conclusion to … Continue reading

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