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The Symbolism of a Bat. Satan’s Brood

Dodano: 8 August 2014 | Michał Chudoliński

Naturae vespertilionis congruere naturam Diaboli [1] Divus Basilius The idea of a bat as a creature which has close connection with the devil strengthened in medieval Europe. The sources of such perception of flying mammals originate from i.a. Christianity, which included bats in unclean animals. In the Bible we can find, for example, records concerning the […]

Seventy-four years of Batman

Dodano: 29 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Łukasz Chmielewski. You can find out more about the author here. For the first time he appeared in a comic book in May 1939, in the issue 27 of Detective Comics, a series featuring exactly what the name suggests. At the time nobody expected that the hero of the […]

Bill Finger in the shadow of the Bat

Dodano: 22 May 2013 | Michał Chudoliński

The author of the article is Konrad Dębowski – a longtime comic book fan, editor of evil-manga.com and student of Cultural Studies at the AGH UST in Cracow, Poland. Every day dozens of Jewish immigrants’ children would enter the immense edifice of DeWitt Clinton High School to obtain education in this prestigious institution. Among its graduates […]