Thursday, December 13, 2012

Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na



“The criminals haunt this city like ghosts,” the Commissioner said.  “We’re trapped in this maze, and we just run around and around and never get anywhere.”

“But sir!  Do we really need to call... him?”  The young constable swallowed heavily.  “He’s... outside the law.  They say he can’t die.  They say... they say he eats...”

“Silence!”  The Commissioner snapped.  “This ends tonight.  I won’t follow the dotted lines any longer.  That will be his job now.”

He switched the light on, sending the golden disc up onto the clouds.  The yellow circle with one sixth missing, like an open mouth...

3 comments:

Jim Murdoch said...

One of my favourite Batman stories is by Harlan Ellison in Detective Comics #567 in which nothing happens all night. You can get the gist of it here.

Nathaniel Lee said...

That looked to be an amusing issue. Batman, oddly, I've never really warmed to; when I was younger it was because I didn't want to have a fantasy that didn't involve actual superpowers, but even now I don't find him a particularly enthralling character.

(Says the guy who has written, what, like five stories about Pac-Man now?)

Loren Eaton said...

Chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp chomp ...