Bargain-priced? Sure, I’d buy it.

§ November 22nd, 2011 § Filed under batman § 6 Comments

I particularly could have used that trunk-loaded giant boxing glove yesterday on a driver that was stuck in traffic right behind me, leaning on her horn trying to get me to move when I was very obviously blocked by a truck stopped right in front of me:

Of course, if it were a big ol’ freaking Joker car in front of that person, I doubt she’d been honking, because, well, I’m sure she wouldn’t want a repeat of what happened to poor ol’ Charlie.

Anyway, let’s just take a moment and enjoy a fine Batman splash page by Jim Aparo. Fine work by a true comics legend.

from Brave and the Bold #191 (October 1982) by Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn, and Jim Aparo

6 Responses to “Bargain-priced? Sure, I’d buy it.”

  • Tom Cherry says:

    The Joker always has junk in his trunk.

  • Pietro says:

    Nothing better than a Jim Aparo Batman!
    I wonder how many Jokermobiles have existed, over the years? Strictly in the comics, I mean. I rememeber the one designed by Alan Davis, slightly flying saucer shaped… Did anyone take time to make a wikipedia page about them?

  • ExistentialMan says:

    Driving the Jokermobile would be disturbingly like sitting inside the Clown Prince of Crime’s brain.

  • Drew says:

    When I followed this post’s “Charlie” link to the Wikipedia page, I was amused to learn that “‘Joker’s Favor’ is the twenty-second episode from Batman: The Animated Series.” Talk about compressed storytelling!

  • Dan Mishkin says:

    Gary Cohn and I did two B&B issues with Jim Aparo, and he was a dream to work with…and a heck of a nice guy.

    The other thing I like about this page besides the boxing glove–and had forgotten–is that we begin by quoting the old “learn to throw your voice” ads that appeared along with x-ray specs and sea monkeys on the back covers of comic books way back when. You’d think that would have tipped Batman off that something fishy was going on.

  • BBayliss says:

    Charlie: 614 REPRESENT’N