Batman and the Outsiders #1: Pages 4-5

Where were we?Ah yes, two days of insane crimefighting. Gotham City is replete with absent-minded drivers, gangs of gunmen and unfashionable guys who simply insist on wearing mustachios and/or plaid.

Later, at the really-not-as-soundproof-as-you-think Batcave...
Hey Alfred, no time for a snack, I need to take a shower and sleep for three hours. That's some discipline. Can't lose 5 minutes of sleep to eat crackers and cheese.

The last 48 hours were rough even with his cell phone off! Wow, he really needs a team to help him with crime in Gotham, eh? Anyway...
Yeah, Batman has a nice belt, and he doesn't care who knows. Alfred wears suspenders. I guess he's been told. Meanwhile, in the Satellite JLA era...
You know, I'm no expert on Thanagarian technology, but that com signal doesn't look too efficient. What if it had failed to slingshot back to the satellite? Would aliens from Alpha Centauri have showed up to help Bats clean the Joker's clock? And if you're wondering just where Gotham City is, well, if the white areas are land, it's in Florida, and if the dark areas are land, in Panama.
Batman is, as usual, fashionably late to his JLA meeting. Why? Because he makes the best transporter beam entrance and doesn't think anyone should miss it. That's why. Flash clearly finds it gripping. Hawkman tries to hide his man-crush. Aquaman's seen it all before. The next words out of Black Canary's mouth are "Ollie! You made me miss it again!"
But whoops! Superman calls Batman for a time-out. "Into my office young man." "We're the same age!" "Tut tut... 1938 cover date." "Grrr."

2 comments:

rob! said...

i love how grumpy Aquaman looks sitting there.

Siskoid said...

He must always be thinking "When do I go back to the pool? Come awwnnnnn. Move this guppy along. I NEED TO GO TO THE POOL!"

 

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