Here’s something that’s making the rounds: Artist Alex Ross has released an image of an upcoming print that pays tribute to Batman and his villains in the 1970s.
“Just revealed!” Ross’ team posted on Facebook. “This new Batman ’70s Villains Tribute will be available as a signed print, coming April 2023! We’re giving away one free signed copy right now—enter to win here.”
What I love about this print are the deep cuts. Typically, you see the same villains over and over — and the usual suspects like the Joker, Catwoman and (gloriously) Ra’s al Ghul are all here, though I don’t see the Riddler, Penguin or Mr. Freeze.
But here are 13 obscure villains (some more so than others) I noticed just with a quick glance: Captain Stingaree, Firebug, Skull Dugger, “Devil” Dayre, the Spook, Sterling Silversmith, Gustav DeCobra, Thanatos, the masked thieves from Man-Bat’s debut, Black Spider, Anthony “Moon of the Wolf” Lupus, the Ten-Eyed Man and the Calculator.
Plus plenty of others. Who do you see? Name them in the comments!
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