In the spirit of my favorite time of the year…here are a few things that scare me. THE FLAMINGO. This guy has death and danger written all over him. He rides a motorcycle and rips people’s faces off for fun. Oh yeah, and to top it all off, he’s dressed head-to-toe in pink. What’s not to be afraid of? If Batman & Robin thought they had their hands full with Red Hood & Scarlet, well, they haven’t seen anything yet. Check out the Flamingo in all of his pink and face-ripping glory in BATMAN & ROBIN #6.
Who is this guy? What's his deal? Well, fine. We'll do a little legwork for you. We swung by Batman Group Editor Michael Marts' office to get the skinny. So, what gives, Mike? "If you think you’ve met Batman’s most dangerous, psychopathic, murderous foe...think again. Meet the 'new crime' in Gotham City—the FLAMINGO!" Well, there you go!
Over at THE ONION AV CLUB, Leonard Pierce chats up BATMAN AND ROBIN writer Grant Morrison, kicking off their slate of SDCC coverage. Here's an excerpt, but by all means, click and read the interview in its entirety. Pretty engaging stuff: