DC's New Batman Comic Shows Full-Frontal Nudity

Seth Meyers

Googling "Batman + Dick" used to bring up pictures of young Master Grayson, AKA Robin. Perhaps they didn't realize just how much of a kerfuffle seeing Batman's penis in the print edition would cause; or perhaps they knew exactly how much buzz it would create around the first book in their new imprint.

The first official release from DC's Black Label imprint, Batman: Damned, hit stores yesterday, and it's safe to say the issue included something readers had never seen before in a DC comic: Batman's penis.

On the offending page, the caped crusader strips completely naked to check for telling knife wounds, flashing his pert posterior in one panel, the Daily Mail reports.

Discourse and jokes related to the panels have been prevalent since the book's release (with even late-night television host and comedian Seth Meyers joining in.) It's become such a big talking point that DC writer Scott Snyder (Dark Nights: Metal, Justice League) has made a decision to express his thoughts on the matter, saying, "Folks who work with my wife at the hospital asking about this comic book that shows Batman's junk".

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"Thank God that's not our last joke about Batman's penis", he giggled, before setting up the same gag again.

"I'm not saying it was impressive, but this was the sky tonight, he quipped, unveiling a picture of the night sky filled with summoning Batman signals".

"Before you judge, I was fighting Mr. Freeze", he mimicked in Batman's voice. Though the shot is not very clear, there's no mistaking the debut of Batman's manhood.

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