Batman & Robin

Walk into any comic shop across America and it isn’t hard to find someone who has something to say about Joel Schumacher’s horrid attempt at the Dark Knight and his oddly designed bat-nipples. Ok, they were regular nipples, but what the hell were they doing on the outside of his and Robin’s costumes? That’s the question that many a fan screamed at the screen when they saw the atrocity that was 1997’s, Batman & Robin.¬†Finally, after much speculation and debate, fans have an answer from the creator himself. Schumacher¬†finally addressed the nipples!

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Look, I apologize. I want to apologize to every fan that was disappointed because I think I owe them that.” In honor of it’s 20th anniversary, Vice Magazine decided to write a feature piece on 1997’s Batman & Robin. As part of their story, they reached out to the infamous, Joel Schumacher, who directed the film. For some, “disappointed” is probably more of an understatement, and others may feel they’re owed more. It’s hard to believe, but twenty years was a long time ago. But when it comes to the tale of Batman & Robin, the sting feels like it happened just yesterday.

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