turoksonofstone's Detective Comics #35 - The Case Of The Ruby Idol review

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Detective Comics #35

From the second I saw the cover I knew I had to have it! A new adventure of the Batman!
 
 The Story:
Let's just focus on this one story that opens with Commissioner Gordon ranting to Bruce Wayne about catching the Batman. They get interrupted by a Sgnt. and Batman soon leaps into action! In fact He goes on a gun-wielding Villain killing rampage.
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 See what I mean? You don't want to mess with Golden age Batman.
 
 
The Good:  
Golden Age pre-Robin Batman Tales and Bat-Attitude.. Shelly Moldoff art.
 
 The Bad:  
The non-Batman stuff, and the fact Batman didn't stay so mean for a longer time.
 
 The Verdict: 5/5  
No doubt about it, this is an awesome classic of a comic. Read 'em if you got 'em.

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    This Batman story had as many downs as it had ups for me.   Batman, who has only appeared in a handful of stories at this time, has gone from being seen as a myth by the police, to an outright antagonist in their eyes by this issue. It's not surprising, he's also at his most vigilante-ish here. He's shown in the splash image holding a smoking pistol, and while he doesn't actually use a gun during the course of the story, he does end up killing one attacker, and punching a cop. Given that I'm a f...

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