"Clown College"
by: Protoclown
(Originally presented in Batman # 55 by Bill Finger and Dick Sprang)

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Forum Virgin
Jul 23rd, 2008, 02:42 PM
I think this is what the critics who said "The Dark Knight" was too dark and serious was hoping to see.
Forum Virgin
Jul 23rd, 2008, 03:00 PM
UHF reference, nice.
Amicable Herculean
Jul 23rd, 2008, 04:54 PM
Part of why I love Protocomics is the brilliant dialogue. I need to start saying "Bless My Biscuits!" whenever I'm in shock. I'm going to try and find the original issue. I just HAVE to see what the context is for a dummy-firing cannon.
taco loving zombie
Jul 23rd, 2008, 05:08 PM
damn robin is so dumb and queer lol
Jul 23rd, 2008, 07:34 PM
The Goddamned Batman!
after enough bourbon ...
Jul 23rd, 2008, 08:38 PM
You do "Batman" better than DC. Cowabunga!
Pickleman's Uncle
Jul 23rd, 2008, 08:52 PM
Heath Ledger has never looked better than in this adaptation of the movie.
Cast "Summon Boat"
Jul 23rd, 2008, 09:43 PM
I hope Batman's going to be alright.
The Moxie Nerve Food Tonic
Jul 24th, 2008, 12:15 AM
"Suddenly Susan"

you do make me laugh proto
Smooth Operator
Jul 24th, 2008, 01:14 AM
"Shortly, Robin totally lets Batman down!"

Brilliant stuff.
Crazed Techno-Biologist
Jul 24th, 2008, 02:59 AM
by jove, its true. I can see why frank millers batman would force robin to eat raw meat and sugar in tights. anything to make him less of a dumbass.
grants but one wish
Jul 24th, 2008, 03:04 AM
i lol'd
Jul 24th, 2008, 04:13 AM
I'm sorry we had to miss the stripper pole scene. Wait, no I'm not.
By Hawkings Chair!
Jul 24th, 2008, 05:33 AM
Originally Posted by greenimp View Post
i lol'd
I also lol'd. Then i wee'd a little
Space Cowboy
Jul 24th, 2008, 06:14 AM
"Ass-beating paging Joker. Joker, you have a brutal ass-beating on line one"

That one made me laugh so hard I thought milk was going to come out of my nose.
Flying Finn
Jul 24th, 2008, 08:31 AM
Brilliant Proto...makes me remiss over my wilful youth spent at Jokers Clown College.

Laughed ... hard.
Jul 24th, 2008, 10:01 AM
Robin's a tool. Boy, I hope Chris Nolan is smart enough to stay the fuck away from adding him to the next Batman movie.

I loved the use of "Suddenly Susan!". I bet half the readers here didn't catch the subtle sitcom reference.
Last of the Time Lords
Jul 24th, 2008, 10:09 PM
I just want to know what the original comic was like! I know the Silver Age was pretty fucked up at times, But I can't possibly imagine what the hell this story is actually about.
lurking on the walls
Jul 24th, 2008, 10:27 PM
i'm watching Dark knight on the internet, and i'm actually planning on buying it when it's on DVD, i like it so far, there should be more on Twoface if you ask me, i mean, he could have his own movie if you think about it, with him as the main villan
Jul 25th, 2008, 05:58 PM
what the hell does that have to do with this

i mean yeah they're both batman related, but go post it in the review of the dark knight not here ye dingus
Master of Awesome Sauce!
Jul 26th, 2008, 03:28 AM
Great! Loved it!
Forum Virgin
Jul 26th, 2008, 06:19 AM
"I've killed you a thousand times in my mind already".

Jul 26th, 2008, 07:33 AM
It's shit like this that made the Joker start killing people.
Forum Virgin
Jul 26th, 2008, 11:16 AM
I don't know what's funnier, the new dialogue, or the fact that the new dialogue actually fits with what's being shown in the panels.

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