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You know it’s bad when…

Robin is commenting that you have too many brightly colored outfits.

For real Bruce. I would like to see the Otherworld where this caught on. And actually, didn’t DC just recycle this idea for the Green Lantern series?

This kind of zaniness is one of the most charming things about DC of the era. Very little can top the somewhat ambiguous tone of Batman in red (I think everyone with any knowledge of the color wheel would call that magenta, or perhaps even fuchsia), looking over one shoulder at his myriad of other batsuits while Robin reprimands him. If you ever needed the inspiration for the Ambiguously Gay Duo, it came from these here pages. Incredible.
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1951 – Marilyn Monroe, pinup, comic book?

Army Navy Fun Parade, 1951. 

No man in spandex tights here.

Just some good ol’ fashion U.S. of A. Pin-up’s, funny pages, and wholesome fun. In military movies set “way back when” I have a feeling this would be one of those magazines the guys would be fighting for in the barracks. 

And also, thank you America for this not being considered lewd, pornographic, or inappropriate for all ages at this point. Progression rules.


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