Originally Posted by Renegade
I know Batman USED to kill and use guns, but that Batman NO LONGER EXISTS! He hasn't been used since then. The two characters are almost distinct opposites. I would hardly say that the Batman of the '40s is the prototypical Batman figure that has become an icon. Besides, he uses guns in his plane, but doesn't use handguns? WTF?
I think what titan was saying that Tim Burton and Sam Hamm drew from the early Bob Kane stories, when Batman used to kill, and not really the ones where he took an oath not to kill.