Saturday, April 9, 2016

Batman, Robin, and Coded Queerness

Slate has another rehash of the old Batman and Robin are gay trope. The only new contribution as far as I could tell was the revelation that this infamous image of the Dynamic Duo was published in Batman #84 the same month that Fredric Wertham (of Seduction of the Innocent infamy) was giving his testimony to the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency in April 1954.

DC Comics

For more on this topic, see Gay League and anything written on gays in comics ever.


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