George Clooney joked, "Joel Schumacher told me we never made another Batman film because Batman was gay. Archived from the original on December 1, Rinehart and Company, Inc. Gotham 's Barbara Kean and Tabitha Galavan are also confirmed to be bisexual. If Not, It's Super Cool! The constant need to insist on Batman's heterosexuality always, unwittingly, reminds us of the campy incarnations as it tries to repress them; and the harder the push towards "darkness," the more the "rainbow Batman" sneaks through the gaps.
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Gotham 's Barbara Kean and Tabitha Galavan are also confirmed to be bisexual. Homophobia and Batman Comics in the s. I didn't think twice about the controversy, but going back and looking and seeing some of the pictures, it was very unusual. Retrieved 9 March I had to write a paper on it in college. Homosexual interpretations of Batman and Robin have attracted even more attention during the Modern Age of Comic Booksas sexual and LGBT themes became more common and accepted in mainstream comics.
Since you're asking me, I'll say no, I don't think he is… I certainly understand the gay readings, though. Burt Wardwho portrayed Robin in the s television show, has also remarked upon this interpretation in his autobiography Boy Wonder: This page was last edited on 3 Februaryat Retrieved June 21, Only Joel Schumacher might have had an opposing view. The idea of the "gay" Batman has also been revitalized aroundas a montage of panels from "The Joker's Comedy of Errors" in Batman 66, issued inbegan to circulate as a joke. Homosexual interpretations have been part of the academic study of the Batman franchise at least since psychiatrist Fredric Wertham asserted in his book Seduction of the Innocent that "Batman stories are psychologically homosexual".