Wednesday, June 26, 2024

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley 2024: Hand over those three rocks, lady

Long-time readers of this blog will know that pretty much everytime June 26 rolls around, I commemorate the death of Thomas and Martha Wayne by showing off panels of that iconic origin of Batman, because it's been portrayed in comic books two or three times.

from "The Batman Wars Against the Dirigible of Doom" in Detective Comics (1937 series) #33 (DC, November 1939), script by Bill Finger, figure pencils and inks by Bob Kane, background pencils and letters by Sheldon Moldoff

However, this year let's mix it up a little bit and show a happier ending to that trip through Crime Alley:

Nancy (United Feature Syndicate, October 10, 1953), by Ernie Bushmiller

I'm pretty sure Sluggo still got shot, but still...

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