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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Great Moments in Comic Book History, Volume One

In light of recent events, the ISB is proud to present...


While taking off a woman's dress.

With a knife.

Welcome to NOW FREAKING OUT. Population: YOU.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

"But you're in far more peril from your own petticoats and ruffles" is the exact line I used that led to my loss of virginity.

1/31/2007 11:08 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's like the cover of a romance novel.....FOR MEN!

1/31/2007 11:12 PM

Blogger Richelle Mead said...

Believe me, it's for women too. I'd lose my dress and my resolve like that *insert snapping sound* for Pirate Batman.

1/31/2007 11:19 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Not just any woman either--that's Pirate Catwoman, springing her trap!

One of the best Elseworlds, in my opinion. Lovely art, and a story full of authentic-feeling touches, from the speech patterns to narration that reads like a sea chanty.

1/31/2007 11:38 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Batman in a puffy shirt! BATMAN IN A PUFFY SHIRT!

1/31/2007 11:57 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Puffy shirt? Soon he'll end up in an Anita Blake comic.

2/01/2007 12:14 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just recently read this for the first time, and i think it may be my favorite elseworlds annual, right up there with Nazi Green Lantern, and DaVinci Batman

2/01/2007 12:15 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

{{envious sigh}} He IS the man.

2/01/2007 2:30 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, forget Lestat-Batman.

Yo, FRANK. You may be hot spit at beatin on defenceless Arctic mammals but that's a freakin DALEK talkin SMACK about you, man! You gonna let him wave his stick at you, man? ARE YOU? Dude, that could be the Dalek who exterminated your FAMILY.

2/01/2007 3:45 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh damn you for dredging up this portion of my childhood.

But that Catwoman can sure fill out a pair of bloomers...

2/01/2007 3:51 AM

Blogger LurkerWithout said...

Dear Mr. Sims:

In perusing thru your wonderful blog, I have come to find out that you have ignored the great Bill Mantlo's finest work in all the known universe. I am of course speaking of the Rocket Raccoon mini series. For shame Mr. Sims, for shame. Please correct this matter post hast...

2/01/2007 4:28 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Batman is wearing a puffy shirt, soon...we'll all be wearing puffy shirts

2/01/2007 5:13 AM

Blogger Dotan Dimet said...

Puffy shirt, OK - but what's with those BOOT BUCKLES???
Are they "concealed" batarangs or something?

2/01/2007 6:39 AM

Blogger SallyP said...

Goodness gracious! My bosom is heaving.

2/01/2007 9:15 AM

Blogger Jeff Rients said...

I am writing both Marvel and DC to demand a Pirate Batman/Pirate Thing crossover.

2/01/2007 9:36 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I didn't think ANYTHING could top Sims' post here...

until I just read jeff reints' comment/suggestion of a Pirate Batman / Pirate Thing team up.

Sweetness, would I love that!

This Elseworlds was fantastic, but F.F. # 5 was AWESOME!

NOW, just thinking about the possibilities...


2/01/2007 10:43 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Okay. What issue is that so I can track it down?

2/01/2007 11:43 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yo, ho.

2/01/2007 4:50 PM

Blogger Brandon Bragg said...

The sheer level of badassery on display on that page is making me feel a little lightheaded.

2/01/2007 5:56 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can I BUY some of that peril, please?

The world has become a vast horizon. I've just found out there's a pirate Batman.

...never be the same...

2/01/2007 6:34 PM

Blogger Jeff said...

So is pirate Batman's first mate named Robin or Sparrow?

2/01/2007 8:06 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pirate Batman?!?! BLASPHEMY!!! Batman is, and forever will be, a ninja.

2/01/2007 9:11 PM

Blogger John Phelan said...

Dude -

Don't you get it?
Batman is a Ninja AND a Pirate. That's an unbeatable combination, like combining liquor and booze!

It's a level of awesomness you just can't beat.


2/03/2007 3:42 PM

Blogger Adiv said...

Would batman have a bat on his shoulder rather than a parrot?

2/05/2007 8:12 PM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

batman has an outfit for every adventure.
How very...theatrical.

2/21/2007 9:10 PM


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