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Vietnamese Batman Comic

Vietnamese bootleg Batman comic

There’s a long standing tradition of Batman being translated into other languages. Part of that tradition is doing so without, shall we say, prior approval of Time-Warner-DC, as we’ve discussed before.

Ethan Persoff has posted a great find: a bootleg Vietnamese Batman comic. If you look at the cover there, it’s obvious that’s taken from a pic of Adam West as Batman. And some of the interior art seems to have been traced from classic Batman stories. I love how there’s a couple of cases where Batman is looking right of panel and it’s the same drawing…and then when he’s looking left of panel, they’ve just reversed the same pose. Sort of like what a lot of artists do today to save time and effort, huh? For pages and pages and pages.