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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON June 1, 2010 Add Comments
In the 1960s, writer Bob Haney got the idea to take all the younger characters in the DC Universe and mash them together as a team. Not unlike the very successful Justice League Of America. And so in the summer of 1964, in the pages of Brave and The Bold #54, Robin, Kid Flash and Aqualad teamed up. A year later, in issue 60 the team got its first female member in Wonder Girl, and a name, Teen Titans. And by 1966 the team would have its…
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POSTED BY David Healey ON March 5, 2010 Add Comments
Batman in the JLA
In this, the second entry of my “Year of the Batmen” series, I am going to discuss the Dick Grayson Batman and the dynamic of his entry into the newly reconstituted Justice League of America.
For the longest time the JLA was led by the holy trinity of the DC pantheon, Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. The Batman character, specifically embodied by Bruce Wayne, was often seen as the intellectual leader of the JLA and for the most…
Tags: batman, bruce wayne, dick grayson, donna troy, frank quitely, gary frank, green lantern, hal jordan, james robinson, jla, jonathan glapion, judd winick, justice league of america, mark bagley, nightwing, norm rapmund, pete pantazis, rags morales, rob hunter, robin, starfire, superman, teen titans, tony daniel, wonder woman