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Bat-Pilgrim Gets It Together

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On Friday, DC’s Source released two covers for the upcoming Return of Bruce Wayne comic written by Grant Morrison and about the adventures of Bruce Wayne quantum leap-ing through time. The first cover had that Bat-themed caveman outfit we’d already seen, but the second had Bruce as a bat-themed pilgrim. It’s above.

Seriously. A cross between Batman and a Thanksgiving pilgrim. I’m pretty much ready to award Return of Bruce Wayne the Best Comic of 2010 award right now. If we get a Batman/Roman soldier hybrid later on, my pants may actually fly off my lower torso in pure joy.

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