DC COMICS DIGEST: ZERO YEAR Easter Eggs
So the anticipated story arc in the mythology of Batman in the New 52 known as Zero Year officially launched today in the pages of Batman #21. Did you spot the special easter eggs? Mild spoilers, read on to see what you missed in the latest issue.
The anticipated Batman story arc has launched today in the pages of Batman #21. As I was reading, I strolled by quite a few easter eggs that take a poke at some of the most iconic things within the Batman mythology. Mild spoilers are included within this article so beware if you have not yet read this issue.
The Monarch Theater
In case you don't know, The Monarch Theater is where years ago, Bruce Wayne and his parents Thomas and Martha Wayne went to see the classic film, The Mark of Zorro and were eventually apprehended and shot in cold blood by Joe Chill on their way out of the theater. The theater can barely be recognized in the beginning. You can see an image from Batman #21 of The Monarch Theater down below:
In the caped crusader's very first appearance in the pages of Detective Comics #27, he was sporting a pair of purple gloves. In the only few pages Batman is in Batman #21, you can see he sports the classic purple gloves as seen below:
No, he wasn't talking to Aquaman.
The Boy Wonder's Symbol
Yes, Robin aka The Boy Wonder's iconic logo/symbol can be seen on a cap that Bruce Wayne sports through Gotham City. Take a look below:
The Giant Penny
In almost every Batman comic that shows the Batcave in an expansive view, this souvenir from Batman's battle with Joseph Coyne aka the "Penny Plunderer" can be seen. Here is it as seen in Batman #21:
Last but not least, this most likely is the Batmobile. It looks pretty similar to Greg Capullo's early art of the Batmobile in the early issues of Batman. Take a look:
So, what do you think? Also sound off your thought about what you think about Zero Year so far and be sure to thumb it up.
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