The Batman Blogs: 1966 – 1968

I didn’t intend to acknowledge, much less address, the “classic” 1960s TV show starring Adam West as part of this series. To be honest, I’m much more a fan of Mr. West’s later work. However, a commenter called me on it correctly when I examined Batman’s evolution. If I’m going to talk about Batman as […]

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Fandom, Fanaticism and the Question of Art

The nature of nerd fandom is a uniquely strange thing, one that I have yet to see repeated in other fan bases. It fosters the notion that the fans somehow “own” the material as much as the artist, or that they have some sort of legitimate input to bring to the table for the creative process.

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