Comic Review: Batman ’66 meets Wonder Woman ’77 #1 (DC Comics)

Holy nostalgia Batman! I dare you not to read this comic in Adam Wests voice! The issue starts with Catwoman stealing a rare book for Talia al Ghul which leads […]

Holy nostalgia Batman! I dare you not to read this comic in Adam Wests voice!

The issue starts with Catwoman stealing a rare book for Talia al Ghul which leads Batman to reminisce about when he was a boy and the book in question was auctioned off at his house. The book was part of a pair and Thomas Wayne hosted the auction that attracted some rather nefarious characters including Ra’s al Ghul with his daughter Talia. While the adults busy themselves with the auction Bruce and Talia head iff on the hunt for food but not before bumping into a trio of Air Force Officers on the lookout for who is buying the books.

It turns out that both the League of Assasins and the Nazis are both after the books and neither are happy when a third party wins them. As you may have guessed a fight breaks out and the Air Force Officers reveal themselves to be none other than Steve Trevor, Etta Candy and of course Wonder Woman. Even at their young age Bruce and Talia prove to be more than capable when it comes to dealing with bad guys and lend Wonder Woman a hand in getting the better of them or have they??

Loving the feel of this comic, it really captures the essence of early tv Batman even with Robin’s exclamations ( Holy questionable judge of character is my favourite from this issue) and a classic cliffhanger ending.

About Martin Cameron

A 34 year old manchild from Scotland, bravely fighting the on going war between a love of comics and space to keep them. Boxes are filling and thanks to the digital age we live in so is the harddrive! I love finding a new comic to obsess over and rediscovering old comics to immerse myself in from the very first issue. A healthy mix of the seven dwarves of geekdom all wrapped up in one kilted bundle of amusement