Zero Hour Strikes! Batman's Ghosts from the Past

In Zero Hour Strikes! Episode 2, Bass and Siskoid follow the Dark Knight's encounter with the first time anomalies! In Detective Comics #678 by Chuck Dixon, Graham Nolan and Bob McLeod, Batman finds himself on the fateful night, dead at his parents' feet. In Batman #511 by Doug Moench, Mike Manley and Josef Rubinstein, he's shocked to find Batgirl was spared the Killing Joke. What the hell is going on here? Plus, your feedback on the inaugural episode, including discussion on Team Titans, the Time Gang, and what the comics landscape was like in 1994!

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Highlights from Detective Comics #678 by Chuck Dixon, Graham Nolan and Bob McLeod, and Batman #511 by Doug Moench, Mike Manley and Josef Rubinstein:
Bruce finds his parents at home.
Batman cuts a swathe through the criminal underworld in search of Joe Chill.
The truth about Joe Chill... or is it?
And back to reality.
And in Batman #511...
Robin's mystified and, to some, mystifying appearance.
The alternate Killing Joke.
There's a cold front hitting Gotham and her name is Oracle.
What's going on? Only Extant knows. Maybe. The reader, not so much.
Relevant teaser clip: "Looper" by Rian Johnson, starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

Bonus clips: "Yesterday's Gone" by Chad & Jeremy; "The Mark of Zorro" by Rouben Mamoulian, starring Tyrone Power; "The Mask of Zorro" by Martin Campbell, starring Antonio Banderas.

End theme music from "The Time Tunnel Theme" by John Williams

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