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Subj: Re: What obscure Batman,s Villains do you want to see come back?
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 at 09:31:03 pm EDT (Viewed 9 times)
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Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 at 08:18:42 am EDT (Viewed 9 times)

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> > The Getaway Genius - I loved the idea behind his schtick.
>
> Agreed. He and the Spook both had a gimmick that really worked well with Batman.

I believe that the GG might have had a brief re-appearance during Dixon's Robin run, but can't remember if it was the same character. Same MO though.

> > Crazy Quilt - To renew the weird dynamic of a villain who hates Robin, btu doesn't really care about Batman.
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> We have a new, female one that I do hope to see take on Tim someday.

Not sure about that, CQ1 had a real, if insane, reason for hating Robin, not sure how CQ2 would not seem contrived.

> I'd like to see Batman take on the 90s Gentleman Ghost, a modern-day descendant of the ghostly one who was the classic gentleman thief.

Ah, didn't even know about him, I like it! \:\)


> > > The Getaway Genius - I loved the idea behind his schtick.
> >
> > Agreed. He and the Spook both had a gimmick that really worked well with Batman.
>
> I believe that the GG might have had a brief re-appearance during Dixon's Robin run, but can't remember if it was the same character. Same MO though.

He's a good one though. \:\)

> > > Crazy Quilt - To renew the weird dynamic of a villain who hates Robin, btu doesn't really care about Batman.
> >
> > We have a new, female one that I do hope to see take on Tim someday.
>
> Not sure about that, CQ1 had a real, if insane, reason for hating Robin, not sure how CQ2 would not seem contrived.

My thought is, "How insane do you have to be to want to be the second Crazy Quilt?" She either admired the original to the point where she'd hate Robin as much as he did, or is family. For that matter, we still don't know what happened to the original... last I saw of him was the prison break in Morrison's JLA run.

> > I'd like to see Batman take on the 90s Gentleman Ghost, a modern-day descendant of the ghostly one who was the classic gentleman thief.
>
> Ah, didn't even know about him, I like it! \:\)

He only made one appearance, but he was fun. A thief with a sense of some honor and a genuinely amusing attitude toward what he does. Batman needs FUN villains, if only to contrast with him. \:\)


TJB


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