Capes and Japes
a casual comics podcast
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#155 – Jim Gordon

Commissioner Gordon/Batman

Today we talk about James W. Gordon, the Police Commissioner for Gotham PD. He's the father of Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) and the friend of Batman, who then became Police-Sponsored Batman for a little bit but he needed a mecha-suit to do it.

Media specifically mentioned in today's episode:
-Batman: The Golden Age vol 1
-Detective Comics 1937-2011 Special Issue (reprints Detective Comics #27!)
-our episode on Crisis on Infinite Earths
-Batman: Year One (1987)
-Batman: The Black Mirror
-Batman: The Killing Joke
-Batman (2011) #41
-DC Infinite Frontier lineup

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