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Old 10-12-2011, 05:36 AM   #43
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Default Re: The Official Costume Thread - - - - - - - - - - Part 19

Originally Posted by Kurosawa View Post
Superman was MUCH more anti establishment in his early days and he stayed that way for a longer period of time than Batman did. And once editorial edicts made both characters become part of the establishment, Batman was every bit the smiling do-gooder that Superman was, if not more with his tweener sidekick and his elderly English butler, not to mention him constantly paling around with the police commissioner of Gotham City who literally had him on speed dial and a gigantic light to let him know when to come running.
It doesn't get anymore establishment than this

Also people should keep in mind that the idea that Batman "patrols" the city is relatively new. In "There's No Hope In Crime Alley" a crime victim is actually surprised that Batman saved him from petty street criminals...

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