The Mother Fucking Batman

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One of the many things I love about Batman is that Bruce is a real D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) – get it done, sort this shit out before yesterday Auto-Didact sort of guy.

Sure in modern comics and vidya’ games Batman has a full on fellatio for excessive sexy gadgets and push button appliances each more slick, exciting or impossibly effective than the last…

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But in his heart of hearts, you can take away the fancy gadgets, cars and costume and Bruce McBat is just a guy addicted to learning new shit as effortlessly and efficiently as possible every fucking day of his life. He don’t care about the how, only about the why.

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Batman takes all that new learning and knowledge and applies it to the real world with courage, dedication and endless persistence. Each new failure is one more step towards useful results.

Bruce is merciless in his rigorous scientific testing in applying his tactics to the real world, seeing what sticks, what works, what don’t. His own body is his daily sacrifice in this science and all that matters is results. Building a better body or a better Batmobile is all just applied knowledge.

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Batman is not just a gadget obsessed supehero wrapped in leather wings.

He’s a guy who can grab a welding torch or grinder and cut up some steel, as well as a gymnast, scientist, chemist, boxer, detective and engineer.

Batman can break things so ruthlessly…

and precisely…

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…because he knows exactly how to construct or deconstruct the things he ruthlessly demolishes in his knight time duties.

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Batman can take down a wall or take down a bad guy with maximum leverage and minimum of effort because of all that study and intellectual book smarts as well as his street smarts.

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So all the gadgets, cool vehicles, membership in the Justice League and the odd trip into space and all that bullshit is nice too. But underneath the glitz, the glamour and the endless brooding in the dark, is a tough as nails don’t fuck with him do it yourself-er who just doesn’t stop.

A self reliant person addicted to learning anything and everything he can, if he has a reason to, if it gives him some form of leverage in his war on crime, Bruce McBats will bury himself in any topic no matter how mundane or obscure. That kind of dedication I respect and is a big part of what keeps me coming back to Batman (in any media) year after year.

We can’t all be Superman, but we sure as shit can train hard, and with loads of practice, we can be Batman. And who the fuck doesn’t wanna be Batman? Batman has an impeccable moral compass, he’s clever and mysterious, and when fucktards get sassy, he punches them in the face. – Kevin Smith

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