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Old 11-22-2013, 12:38 PM   #97
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Default Re: The Batsuit Thread - Part 8

Originally Posted by Bathead View Post
The majority? Maybe, but not all. You can argue it all you want, but there really is absolutely no point to him wearing a bat logo on his chest. "Completely useless, functionally." There is no credible reason for that to exist, but apparently, no-one has a problem with that.
Actually Nolan's batman gave that a true purpose - it was meant to be a symbol criminals feared and gave citizens hope. As evidenced by the bat signal and the kid drawing symbols in tdkr. That's why he wears it. It does have a function even if it doesn't physically help him be batman.

Regwec, those kinds of explanations do add credence to him having something in that area - but does not address the fact that it has to be a separate tone from the rest of his costume.

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