Friday, September 18, 2015

Batman and Black Lives Matter

A while back we pointed out that Superman is a big old liberal and predicted that Batman would be next. Turns out we were right!

Batman confronts police racism! BAM!

The latest issue of DC Comics’ flagship Batman series throws itself headfirst into the agonizing conversations roiling America more than a year after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson killed 18-year old Michael Brown. The globally iconic superhero confronts racialized police brutality and its intersection with urban poverty and gentrification – problems Batman comes to realize he exacerbates in his secret identity as billionaire industrialist Bruce Wayne.

That's right, kids. Batman is taking on real world problems. Big liberal.

More on the story can be found at Daily Kos

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