Batman in the Horror Universe: HELL IS FOR HEROES

25 Apr

Robert E. Wronski, Jr.

Every Friday I will be posting here an excerpt from my book, the Horror Crossover Encyclopedia.  These excerpts will be entries from the book featuring some of my favorite series, often series you might not expect to find in a book about horror crossovers.

Cover for DC Special Series #8 (1977)SPECIAL SERIES # 8 “HELL IS FOR HEROES” (DC COMICS)

Release Date: 1978 (Contemporary Setting)

Series: Batman (Silver Age); Deadman; Sgt. Rock

Non-Horror Crosses: Sherlock Holmes

The Story: Batman finds himself involved in a supernatural adventure that requires the aid of Sgt. Rock, Deadman, and Sherlock Holmes.

Notes: Batman’s golden age stories are in via Tales of the Shadowmen. His silver age incarnation is brought in here, and his modern age version is brought in via crosses with Alien and Predator. How can Batman have a career that spans from 1937 to the present? He can’t. I propose that there is an explanation. It’s not always…

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