Posts Tagged ‘International Batman Day’

Last week was International Batman Day! If I’d been on top of things, I’d have had this post written last week, for the actual day.

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The Dark Knight does not respect my tardiness.

I don’t know who chooses these dates, but I’m grateful┬áto whomever arranged for a day to celebrate one of my favorite mythological heroes (even if I was unprepared.)

Mythological heroes?

I apologize to any classical Greek and Roman humanities scholars for equating Batman alongside Achilles and Hercules, but I wouldn’t be surprised if colleges in the future have courses on 20th century heroic archetypes like the guardian of Gotham City.

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