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Reliving the defining moments of one of the most iconic figures in fiction, the Batman, celebrating 80 years in DC Comics! @syfywire podcast!🦇🎉⬇️

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Good Knight Gothamites! Tomorrow we’ll have more of our history sessions! As always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more #HistoryoftheBatman tomorrow. Remember, it’s all about #Peace, #Love and #Batman! [Art by #StanleyLau @ArtGerm, Homage Source: https://bit.ly/2HG95vw]✌🏼💙🦇♦️🌹🐱 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #Batgirl #HarleyQuinn #PoisonIvy #Catwoman #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman #PeaceLoveandBatman
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Good knight gothamites! tomorrow we’ll have more of our history sessions! as always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more #historyofthebatman tomorrow. remember, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman! [art by #stanleylau @artgerm, homage source: https://bit.ly/2hg95vw]✌🏼💙🦇♦️🌹🐱 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #batgirl #harleyquinn #poisonivy #catwoman #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #peaceloveandbatman
1,453 128 8 hours ago
Evening Gothamites! In our #Batman80 celebration, we are highlighting the important moments within the #Batman’s mythos in the year 1998. On March 17, 1998, the #DCAU direct-to-video film ‘Batman and #MrFreeze: #SubZero was released! Directed and written by #BoydKirkland and #RandyRogel, the dynamic duo of #BruceWayne’s Batman and #DickGrayson’s #Robin have to stop Mr. Freeze after kidnapping #BarbaraGordon (#Batgirl) due to the fact that she is the perfect organ donor to save #VictorFries’ wife, #Nora’s, life. The film was originally slated to be released alongside #JoelSchumacher’s film ‘Batman & Robin’ a year prior, but due to the poor review of the live action flick, SubZero was pushed back a year later. Despite this set back, this animated exploration on the sympathetic rogue remains a classic DCAU movie for nostalgic and new fans. Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon, so stay tuned!✌🏼💙🦇🎬 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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Evening gothamites! in our #batman80 celebration, we are highlighting the important moments within the #batman’s mythos in the year 1998. on march 17, 1998, the #dcau direct-to-video film ‘batman and #mrfreeze: #subzero was released! directed and written by #boydkirkland and #randyrogel, the dynamic duo of #brucewayne’s batman and #dickgrayson’s #robin have to stop mr. freeze after kidnapping #barbaragordon (#batgirl) due to the fact that she is the perfect o***n donor to save #victorfries’ wife, #nora’s, life. the film was originally slated to be released alongside #joelschumacher’s film ‘batman & robin’ a year prior, but due to the poor review of the live action flick, subzero was pushed back a year later. despite this set back, this animated exploration on the sympathetic rogue remains a classic dcau movie for nostalgic and new fans. thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon, so stay tuned!✌🏼💙🦇🎬 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
734 13 9 hours ago
Evening Gothamites! Fact number 60 in #HistoryoftheBatman’s #HOTB80 is that in 1998, the #GothamCity shattering #Batman Family arc #Cataclysm is published (issue 79 by #GlenOrbik and #LaurelBlechman presented)! Beginning in Batman: #ShadowoftheBat 73, Predicted by seismologist Jolene Relazzo, #Gotham is hit by a massive 7.6 earthquake, which takes everyone, including #BruceWayne and #AlfredPennyworth, by terrifying surprise. As both #WayneManor and the #Batcave crumble with Alfred and Bruce inside, #BarbaraGordon aka #Oracle is shaken by the quake but is safe (panels 2-9 from Batman: #ShadowoftheBat 73 by #MarkBuckingham and #WayneFaucher). As Bruce rescues Alfred and swim towards Gotham Harbor, the rest of the city begins to burn as the skyscrapers fall (besides Wayne Enterprises, whose buildings can withstand a quake up to 8.5 on the Richter Scale) and people begin to loot businesses. Each member of the Bat family goes to the aid of the citizens of Gotham and the rogues of Gotham are taking advantage of the chaos, resulting in utter travesty with over 100,000 Gothamites losing their lives. The #DarkKnight and his allies look on to their broken city, thinking the worst is over (panel 10 from Robin (Volume 4) 53). In following issues of ‘Batman’, ‘Detective Comics’, ‘Shadow of the Bat’ (cover to issue 79 by #GlenOrbik and #LaurelBlechman presented) and ‘Robin’, the epilogue “Aftershock” relays how everyone, from the Bat family to the common citizen is dealing with the loss and destruction of their city. Unfortunately, the worst is yet to come in the next saga - No Man’s Land. Tomorrow we will highlight more moments in the Batman’s mythos from 1998 and have fact number 61 for the year 1999 as part of our ‘80 Facts For 80 Years’ celebration!✌🏼💙🦇🎉 #TheBatman #Batman80 #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #LongLiveTheBat
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Evening gothamites! fact number 60 in #historyofthebatman’s #hotb80 is that in 1998, the #gothamcity shattering #batman family arc #cataclysm is published (issue 79 by #glenorbik and #laurelblechman presented)! beginning in batman: #shadowofthebat 73, predicted by seismologist jolene relazzo, #gotham is hit by a massive 7.6 earthquake, which takes everyone, including #brucewayne and #alfredpennyworth, by terrifying surprise. as both #waynemanor and the #batcave crumble with alfred and bruce inside, #barbaragordon aka #oracle is shaken by the quake but is safe (panels 2-9 from batman: #shadowofthebat 73 by #markbuckingham and #waynefaucher). as bruce rescues alfred and swim towards gotham harbor, the rest of the city begins to burn as the skyscrapers fall (besides wayne enterprises, whose buildings can withstand a quake up to 8.5 on the richter scale) and people begin to loot businesses. each member of the bat family goes to the aid of the citizens of gotham and the rogues of gotham are taking advantage of the chaos, resulting in utter travesty with over 100,000 gothamites losing their lives. the #darkknight and his allies look on to their broken city, thinking the worst is over (panel 10 from robin (volume 4) 53). in following issues of ‘batman’, ‘detective comics’, ‘shadow of the bat’ (cover to issue 79 by #glenorbik and #laurelblechman presented) and ‘robin’, the epilogue “aftershock” relays how everyone, from the bat family to the common citizen is dealing with the loss and destruction of their city. unfortunately, the worst is yet to come in the next saga - no man’s land. tomorrow we will highlight more moments in the batman’s mythos from 1998 and have fact number 61 for the year 1999 as part of our ‘80 facts for 80 years’ celebration!✌🏼💙🦇🎉 #thebatman #batman80 #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #longlivethebat
705 2 11 hours ago
“Becoming Fear to Conquer Fear: A History of Batman’s Training” - The Assassin’s Way:

The #Batman crossover event
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“becoming fear to conquer fear: a history of batman’s training” - the assassin’s way:

the #batman crossover event "#nomansland" ran from march 1999 to february 2000 spawning off of the "cataclysm" storyline where a 7.6 earthquake rocks gotham city. as a result, the united states government places a military blockade with no one entering or exiting the city. "no man's land" focuses on the trials of the gothamites that inhabit the abandoned city and the criminal underground's plans to rule it. the series also showed the struggles within #thebatman family and the introduction of a new heroine - cassandra cain in #kelleypuckett’s two issue arc #markofcain, originally published in 1999’s batman 567 and #detectivecomics 734, illustrated by #damionscott, #johnfloyd and #gregorywright. during this introduction, the reader learns that cassandra’s father is no one other than #davidcain, a highly trained assassin who in this arc is hired by #twoface to k**l #barbaragordon aka #oracle’s father, commissioner james gordon. as #brucewayne’s batman confronts the silent attacker, he sees the same stealth skills in her as he did when he was training to become #thebatman; bruce has flashbacks of david training him in combat, however, when it came time to learning lethal methods, he walks away from being a student under cain. along with learning from one of the best hand to hand combat, the #darkknight knows that even thought you know how to k**l your enemy, it doesn’t mean that is the only way to defeat them. these methods from the several mentors so far discussed within this session will ultimately translate to the big screen in christopher nolan’s origin story batman film in the following years, which we will highlight soon in this retrospect on #historyofthebatman.✌🏼💙🦇💪🏼 #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
798 1 18 hours ago
Hey Gothamites!🦇LINKED IN THE BIO🎙is the latest #podcast of @SyfyWire’s #FandomFiles that’s dedicated to celebrating #Batman for #Batman80! #HistoryoftheBatman joins this episode (start at the 1:19 minute mark!) and I highlight 5 essential Batman comic book arcs any fan of the #DarkKnight should read! Be sure to subscribe to the @Syfy podcast for upcoming episodes celebrating all pop culture fandoms! Thanks for following and we’ll have more Batman media soon! #LongLiveTheBat! [Listen and Subscribe on #Itunes: https://apple.co/2ueBK2F]✌🏼💙🦇🎙🎉 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #Syfy #SyfyWire #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Hey gothamites!🦇linked in the bio🎙is the latest #podcast of @syfy wire’s #fandomfiles that’s dedicated to celebrating #batman for #batman80! #historyofthebatman joins this episode (start at the 1:19 minute mark!) and i highlight 5 essential batman comic book arcs any fan of the #darkknight should read! be sure to subscribe to the @syfy podcast for upcoming episodes celebrating all pop culture fandoms! thanks for following and we’ll have more batman media soon! #longlivethebat! [listen and subscribe on #itunes: https://apple.co/2uebk2f]✌🏼💙🦇🎙🎉 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #syfy #syfywire #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
173 2 20 hours ago
Evening Gothamites! An unconventional 'Green Team' to highlight this #StPatricksDay is that of #Batman and the King of Conundrums, #TheRiddler! #EdwardNygma’s identity as #Riddler has been that of one of #theBatman's most intelligent villains, created by Dick Sprang and Bill Finger debuting in 1948’s Detective Comics 140. Almost 700 issues later, in 2006’s #DetectiveComics 822, written by #PaulDini with illustrations (panels presented) by #DonKramer (pencils), #WayneFaucher (inks), #JohnKalisz (colors) and #JaredKFletcher (letters), the Riddler has reformed after waking from a year in a coma thanks to a blow from the Shining Knight. Suffering extreme memory loss, the knowledge he has of #BruceWayne's secret identity has escaped him. Still obsessed with riddles encompassed within his own ego, he wants to use his brilliance to become a private detective and solve cases throughout Gotham. He is hired by a socialite whose child has been murdered and investigates alongside the #DarkKnight. For the next dozen issues on Dini's Detective Comics run, the Riddler and the #CapedCrusader solve crimes as allies, more or less, from tracking down a killer on a yacht party (issue 828) to stopping the production of dangerous experimental drugs inside of Wayne Enterprises (issue 837). Even though this trust would not last, this unexpected alliance made for great Batman adventures. Happy #StPaddysDay and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon, so stay tuned! [Sources: bit.ly/18Ez3dH]✌🏼💚🦇🍀 #DCComics #Batmobile #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman #HappyStPatricksDay
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Evening gothamites! an unconventional 'green team' to highlight this #stpatricksday is that of #batman and the king of conundrums, #theriddler! #edwardnygma’s identity as #riddler has been that of one of #thebatman's most intelligent villains, created by d**k sprang and bill finger debuting in 1948’s detective comics 140. almost 700 issues later, in 2006’s #detectivecomics 822, written by #pauldini with illustrations (panels presented) by #donkramer (pencils), #waynefaucher (inks), #johnkalisz (colors) and #jaredkfletcher (letters), the riddler has reformed after waking from a year in a coma thanks to a b**w from the shining knight. suffering extreme memory loss, the knowledge he has of #brucewayne's secret identity has escaped him. still obsessed with riddles encompassed within his own ego, he wants to use his brilliance to become a private detective and solve cases throughout gotham. he is hired by a socialite whose child has been murdered and investigates alongside the #darkknight. for the next dozen issues on dini's detective comics run, the riddler and the #capedcrusader solve crimes as allies, more or less, from tracking down a killer on a yacht party (issue 828) to stopping the production of dangerous experimental drugs inside of wayne enterprises (issue 837). even though this trust would not last, this unexpected alliance made for great batman adventures. happy #stpaddysday and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon, so stay tuned! [sources: bit.ly/18ez3dh]✌🏼💚🦇🍀 #dccomics #batmobile #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman #happystpatricksday
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#LongLiveTheBat wherever you go, Gothamites! Pick up this #Batman80 tee exclusively from @HotTopic on their website and enter for a chance to win this special anniversary t-shirt (6 posts back)!! Have a safe and fun #StPatricksDay and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon!✌🏼💚🦇🍀🎉 #Batman #Disneyland #PixarPier #CaliforniaAdventure #HotTopic #HTFanatic #HTFandom
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#longlivethebat wherever you go, gothamites! pick up this #batman80 tee exclusively from @hottopic on their website and enter for a chance to win this special anniversary t-shirt (6 posts back)!! have a safe and fun #stpatricksday and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon!✌🏼💚🦇🍀🎉 #batman #disneyland #pixarpier #californiaadventure #hottopic #htfanatic #htfandom
1,526 29 Yesterday
Happy #StPatricksDay Gothamites! In regular continuity, when #Batman teams up with other #DCComics heroes, it always is an entertaining tale. But in #Elseworlds, these alignments become extraordinary, as seen in #MikeWBarr's 1994 one shot 'Batman: #InDarkestKnight', illustrated by #JerryBingham and #PatBrosseau. When this earth's #GreenLantern, #AbinSur, dies, #BruceWayne becomes the new Latern, taking the ring and its power and reciting the oath. With his new power to bring fear to those who are wrong-doers, after he stops a gang of Red Hood robbers, preventing the creation of The Joker in Gotham City, he is called upon by #Ganthet stating he has to go up against #Sinestro who has abused his lantern abilities. Bruce meets Sinestro and utilizing the rogue lantern's overconfidence, he defeats him. Once the fighting is over, Bruce brings Sinestro to the #GreenLanternCorps on Oa to receive his sentencing. Sinestro is then transported to the anti-matter universe called Qward, but is granted a yellow ring by Katma Tui, so he goes to Gotham to seek revenge on Bruce Wayne. As Bruce Wayne talks to #CommissionerGordon back in Gotham about his parents' killer, Sinestro arrives, steals the crime files and kills Gordon. When Sinestro receives the information about the killer, Joe Chill, he finds and kills him, absorbing his mind. Once Bruce and Sinestro fight, the villain now obtains two new allies, district attorney Harvey Dent and cat burglar Selina Kyle and applies his mind-meld powers. Bruce then has to fight a transformed Dent named Two-Face and Kyle, now Star Sapphire. Sinestro's chaotic actions make Ganthet questions Bruce's ability to have a lantern ring. Bruce then tells the Corps to contact Clark Kent (#Superman), Diana Prince (#WonderWoman) and Barry Allen (#TheFlash) because they are worthy of its incredible power. In the end, Sinestro lands in Bruce's Batcave confronting Alfred Pennyworth. As Sinestro is corrupting the Lantern power, Green Lantern's Superman, Flash and Wonder Woman come and stop him. With this victory came the unfortunate death of #Alfred by Sinestro, leaving Bruce to wander the world with revenge in his heart against Sinestro.✌🏼💚🦇🍀
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Happy #stpatricksday gothamites! in regular continuity, when #batman teams up with other #dccomics heroes, it always is an entertaining tale. but in #elseworlds, these alignments become extraordinary, as seen in #mikewbarr's 1994 one shot 'batman: #indarkestknight', illustrated by #jerrybingham and #patbrosseau. when this earth's #greenlantern, #abinsur, dies, #brucewayne becomes the new latern, taking the ring and its power and reciting the oath. with his new power to bring fear to those who are wrong-doers, after he stops a gang of red hood robbers, preventing the creation of the joker in gotham city, he is called upon by #ganthet stating he has to go up against #sinestro who has abused his lantern abilities. bruce meets sinestro and utilizing the rogue lantern's overconfidence, he defeats him. once the fighting is over, bruce brings sinestro to the #greenlanterncorps on oa to receive his sentencing. sinestro is then transported to the anti-matter universe called qward, but is granted a yellow ring by katma tui, so he goes to gotham to seek revenge on bruce wayne. as bruce wayne talks to #commissionergordon back in gotham about his parents' killer, sinestro arrives, steals the crime files and kills gordon. when sinestro receives the information about the killer, joe chill, he finds and kills him, absorbing his mind. once bruce and sinestro fight, the villain now obtains two new allies, district attorney harvey dent and cat burglar selina kyle and applies his mind-meld powers. bruce then has to fight a transformed dent named two-face and kyle, now star sapphire. sinestro's chaotic actions make ganthet questions bruce's ability to have a lantern ring. bruce then tells the corps to contact clark kent (#superman), diana prince (#wonderwoman) and barry allen (#theflash) because they are worthy of its incredible power. in the end, sinestro lands in bruce's batcave confronting alfred pennyworth. as sinestro is corrupting the lantern power, green lantern's superman, flash and wonder woman come and stop him. with this victory came the unfortunate death of #alfred by sinestro, leaving bruce to wander the world with revenge in his heart against sinestro.✌🏼💚🦇🍀
1,423 2 Yesterday
Good afternoon Gothamites and I hope you’re all having a spectacular Sunday and a fun #StPatricksDay! Today we’ll highlight some #Batman tales celebrating some “green” team ups with your favorite #DCComics characters, so stay tuned and thanks for following #HistoryoftheBatman! [#PoisonIvy art by #TimSale, #TheLongHalloween issue 6 presented]✌🏼💚🦇🍀 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Good afternoon gothamites and i hope you’re all having a spectacular sunday and a fun #stpatricksday! today we’ll highlight some #batman tales celebrating some “green” team ups with your favorite #dccomics characters, so stay tuned and thanks for following #historyofthebatman! [#poisonivy art by #timsale, #thelonghalloween issue 6 presented]✌🏼💚🦇🍀 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
935 1 Yesterday
Good afternoon Gothamites and I hope you’re all having a super Saturday! Soon we’ll have more of our session “Becoming Fear to Conquer Fear: A History of Batman’s Training”! In an out of universe observation, check out #ChristianBale’s training for #ChristopherNolan’s 2005 film #BatmanBegins and the actor tackling all of the difficult stunts, even fighting #Ducard, who in comics did train #BruceWayne during his transformation into becoming #theBatman in the film! We will have more Batman Begins later on in this session, so stay tuned and thanks for following #HistoryoftheBatman!✌🏼💙🦇🎬💪🏼 #Batman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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Good afternoon gothamites and i hope you’re all having a super saturday! soon we’ll have more of our session “becoming fear to conquer fear: a history of batman’s training”! in an out of universe observation, check out #christianbale’s training for #christophernolan’s 2005 film #batmanbegins and the actor tackling all of the difficult stunts, even fighting #ducard, who in comics did train #brucewayne during his transformation into becoming #thebatman in the film! we will have more batman begins later on in this session, so stay tuned and thanks for following #historyofthebatman!✌🏼💙🦇🎬💪🏼 #batman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
1,192 6 2 days ago
Evening Gothamites! The Hollywood Reporter has learned that #EzraMiller, the current #DCComics cinematic universe’s #BarryAllen / #TheFlash, is joining forces with critically acclaimed writer #GrantMorrison (Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, #Batman R.I.P, Batman and Robin, Batman: The Return of #BruceWayne) on the script for the solo #Flash film after suffering creative differences with directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Spider-Man: Homecoming). While the directors’ script is more lighthearted along the same line as #DCEU’s #Aquaman, which has crossed the $1 Billion threshold, and the upcoming #Shazam out April 5, Miller wants a darker Flash film. Depending on which script will be the top choice, we will see if Miller will still stay on as the Scarlet Speedster if his vision for the fan favorite character isn’t brought to life. What are your thoughts on Miller and Morrison potentially writing The Flash solo film? Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon, so stay tuned! [Announcement Source: https://bit.ly/2TRxFjo]✌🏼❤️🦇⚡️🎬 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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Evening gothamites! the hollywood reporter has learned that #ezramiller, the current #dccomics cinematic universe’s #barryallen / #theflash, is joining forces with critically acclaimed writer #grantmorrison (arkham asylum: a serious house on serious earth, #batman r.i.p, batman and robin, batman: the return of #brucewayne) on the script for the solo #flash film after suffering creative differences with directors john francis daley and jonathan goldstein (spider-man: homecoming). while the directors’ script is more lighthearted along the same line as #dceu’s #aquaman, which has crossed the $1 billion threshold, and the upcoming #shazam out april 5, miller wants a darker flash film. depending on which script will be the top choice, we will see if miller will still stay on as the scarlet speedster if his vision for the fan favorite character isn’t brought to life. what are your thoughts on miller and morrison potentially writing the flash solo film? thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon, so stay tuned! [announcement source: https://bit.ly/2trxfjo]✌🏼❤️🦇⚡️🎬 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
2,538 59 3 days ago
Good afternoon Gothamites and #BewaretheIdesofMarch! Today in history, on March 15 #Roman dictator #JuliusCaesar was assassinated under 60 conspirators, lead by politician Marcus Junius #Brutus, in a meeting of the senate in 44BC, which began the change from #Rome being a Republic to an Empire, one of the most long lasting and successful in human #history. #Caesar's dramatic
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Good afternoon gothamites and #bewaretheidesofmarch! today in history, on march 15 #roman dictator #juliuscaesar was assassinated under 60 conspirators, lead by politician marcus junius #brutus, in a meeting of the senate in 44bc, which began the change from #rome being a republic to an empire, one of the most long lasting and successful in human #history. #caesar's dramatic "last words" #ettubrute? ('and you, brutus?') was made most popular by william #shakespeare's play julius caesar (translated in english), which also established brutus being 'the noblest roman' of them all according to marcus antonius (#markantony). in modern thought, the '#idesofmarch', meaning the middle of march in religious practices and the ancient roman calendar, resembles the betrayal from an unexpected person, usually a friend or ally. in #markwaid and #howardporter's 2000 story arc "#jla: #towerofbabel" and its film adaptation '#justiceleaguedoom', the #justiceleague felt betrayed discovering #batman created contingency plans to neutralize them if they ever become rogue. although we know that ra's al ghul stole the plans and made them deadly weapons on the team to successfully reduce the world population, this story is perhaps the most well known tale of batman, for better or worse in his eyes, act in the fashion a la brutus. this weekend we will continue our session “becoming fear to conquer fear: a history of batman’s training” and more of our #batman80 celebration, so please stay tuned and thanks for following #historyofthebatman!✌🏼❤️🦇#thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #dccomics #comicbooks #comics #longlivethebat
1,403 4 3 days ago