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Rob Beschizza at 5:34 am Tue, Jul 10, 2012
Full paper here:
I’m glad that science finally put this Bat-Mystery to rest.
Now if they could just figure out if it was possible for Adam West and Burt Ward to walk up walls holding on to a rope… that would solve another of the enduring Bat-Mysteries of the Universe.
I was thinking about how they got dressed and undressed sliding on poles.
Maybe they took turns.
Undressing on poles is a profession. Dressing, not so much.
his fall is usually softened by a goon.
or a taxi.
I think somebody needs to do some work on Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner – LOT of dubious physics going on there.
But you have to concede, Batman can defeat “smashing into the ground”, if you give him enough prep time.
Batman Always Wins. Even against gravity.
Didn’t they usually work around issues like this in the animated series by having him use the hand held fireable grappling hook? Sort of like Spider Man, but really just for swinging and softening a landing.
I have a friend whose ex-fiance was getting a PhD in sociology, with his thesis being on Batman.
Made me think of this.