Batman's upcoming marriage?

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High C
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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by High C » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:58 am

SPOILER: A lawyer from England says Batman already is married to a woman named Mrs. Harriet Batman, so it looks like the wedding with CW will have to be called off. :D
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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by batrunner1966 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:43 pm

High C wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:58 am
SPOILER: A lawyer from England says Batman already is married to a woman named Mrs. Harriet Batman, so it looks like the wedding with CW will have to be called off. :D
Nailed it.

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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by BATWINGED HORNET » Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:42 pm

High C wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:58 am
SPOILER: A lawyer from England says Batman already is married to a woman named Mrs. Harriet Batman, so it looks like the wedding with CW will have to be called off. :D
Yikes. He's better off with Catwoman! :mrgreen:
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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by SprangFan » Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:09 am

Maybe someone who's still reading these things can tell me: who is getting married?

That is to say, does the world know Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle are tying the knot, or does it know Batman and Catwoman are to be wed? it doesn't add up that Joker would "wait for an invitation" to Bruce Wayne's wedding, but he might decide he should be at Batman's. Let's say for argument's sake that the "super community" has heard about Batman and Catwoman getting hitched, and that's how Joker knows. Meanwhile the society columns are full of stories about Bruce and Selina's nuptials, so how can the Joker not put 2 and 2 together? Or does the Joker already know Batman's ID in current continuity? Indeed, the rest of the world has the clues to figure it out now, too.

When (if) we get to the ceremony, will we see Bruce and Selina at the altar, with their costumed alter-egos hovering symbolically above them, or will Batman and Catwoman actually exchange their vows in costume? I would say that's too campy, but considering we now have about 5 Robins in action and Batman has a second batcave on the Moon, I'm guessing the goofball sensibilities of the Schiff era Batman are somehow co-existing with the sadistic excesses of modern comics.

Frankly, it would be colossally stupid for Batman to reveal that he has a wife who's also in costume. Instantly both of them would have a new point of vulnerability to their many foes.
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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by High C » Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:26 am

SprangFan wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:09 am
but considering we now have about 5 Robins in action
1966 Catwoman: 'And all they're interested in is BASEBALL!' <sighs>
SprangFan wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:09 am

and Batman has a second batcave on the Moon, I'm guessing the goofball sensibilities of the Schiff era Batman are somehow co-existing with the sadistic excesses of modern comics.
Good luck to King Tut and everyone else in finding that Batcave.

Siren: 'Men, stuff James Gordon in the trunk of the Bat-Spaceship so he can find out Batman's true identity. What a brilliant plan, if I do say so myself.'
Andante: 'But, Boss, there's no cellphone service on the moon.'
Siren: 'Drat!'

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Alfred: 'Sir, I've prepared fresh glasses of Tang for you and Master Robin.'
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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by Keith Mayo » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:00 am

And folks say the tv show was silly.
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Re: Batman's upcoming marriage?

Post by Dan E Kool » Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:44 am

Thanks for the write-up, High C! I think it's fair to say that the new comics are written for a different audience than us. The fact that our Batman is alluded to at all is still pretty neat, though.
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