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09/23/2017

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woodrowfan

"Being Wonder-bred builds strong bodies."

12 ways??? ;)

Sam McKinney

Surprised you did not use "Big Muddy" by Pete Seeger.

Mark Jackson

Don't throw away those GOP health care bill cartoons just yet, or even after September 30. That's been considered a firm deadline only because it's the last day that the one reconciliation bill permitted for FY2017 can be passed, and the GOP needs the one permitted in FY2018 for tax "reform." But if they fumble that effort (as seems entirely possible) they could turn around and use next year's reconciliation in a new assault on the ACA. And eternal optimist Orrin Hatch has already talked about using FY2018 reconciliation on a single bill combining ACA repeal *and* tax cuts for the rich. Zombies never die.

Craig L Wittler

The thing that struck me about Kellett's Batman Brothers is that it really is nothing new... there are many references to "The Batfamily", with Batwoman and Batgirl, and there have been multiple Robins (not usually more than one at a time but the Nightwing-Formerly-Known-As-Robin coexists with whoever's the current Robin, currently Bruce Wayne's actual son). But the "multiple supers" meme is less of a DC Comics thing and more of a Marvel thing: they've had simultaneous two Thors (male and female), two Captain Americas twice (one black and one white, one good and one evil), two generations of Wolverine, and more Spidermen/women than you can count. Even the wonderfully self-parodying Squirrel Girl had a clone in the "Squirrel Girl Beats Up The Marvel Universe" story... an evil one obviously, because SG wouldn't really do that. Overlapping alternate universes are par for the course in the comics, but the Marvel movies haven't gone there... yet.

Brad

Re: The Batman Brothers -- He wasn't a twin, but Thomas Wayne Jr., Batman's older brother, featured in just two stories in World's Finest. An accident had left him brain damaged and the Waynes institutionalized him from infancy. He resurfaced as an adult and Deadman took him over to go back to being an aerialist. Tom Jr. was killed in his second appearance, saving Bruce. Almost nobody thinks this is canon.

Mike Peterson

Was he an excellent driver?

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