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CensusTaker

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Subj: Re: When Morrison said `been there since the beginning...' RIP spoliers I guess
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 at 09:18:37 pm EST (Viewed 228 times)
Reply Subj: Re: When Morrison said `been there since the beginning...' RIP spoliers I guess
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2008 at 08:44:40 am EST (Viewed 6 times)


> > in that interview talking about hurt/black gloves identity being biggest reveal of year/decade or whatever (I cant find it), did he specifically say "been there since the beginning of Batman' or just the more vague `beginning'. Because, while all the blogosphere was guessing about early Batman characters being BlackGlove/Hurt (alfred, thomas wayne, thomas wayne junior, batman himself, joe chill) maybe Morrison did really mean `the beginning of time' and was letting us know the reveal- that Hurt is the Devil in disguise- it a criptic manner. I wouldn't put it past him.
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> I actually took it as beginning of time,
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> by the way I was reading a Sherlock Holmes book last night, and I really was seeing how much Batman has in common with Holmes , Especially in the story of RIP ( you think Morrison is / was a Arthur Conan Doyle fan? )both men being the worlds greatest detectives just at diffrent points in history.

Well they certainly are that, and they do have more in common besides but the things they have in common (obsessive, observant, logical & lateral thinkers, multi-tallented/pollimathic/well-read) are traits they also share with most other literary detectives; as these are the necessary traits for a great detective to have! But no, I do think Morrison is a Holmes reader though, then again alot of writers (even those not as good as GM) tend to be broud readers, and I'd hazzard a guess that nearly all those who've attempted to write some detective fiction have read a Holmes story or two!


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