Originally Posted by Lead Cenobite
Even to this day, it's hard not to think of the yellow oval symbol as THE Batman symbol. It was around for a long time, after all. 36 years before the black bat returned to prominence as the standard logo. Now, any time it returns, some other artist comes along and does away with it like it's some affront to the mythos.
The funny thing is, DC/WB's marketing STILL presents Batman in his Grey and Blues with the Oval on most of their products, which just shows you what they think the iconic Batsuit is.
I feel the Black Bat is mainly back due to Frank Miller worship.