Grant Morrison, the scribe responsible for revamping DC Comics’ Batman franchise said that Batman was “very, very gay” in a recent interview with Playboy.
“He’s very plutonian in the sense that he’s wealthy and also in the sense that he’s sexually deviant,” he said “Gayness is built into Batman. I’m not using gay in the pejorative sense, but Batman is very, very gay. There’s just no denying it. Obviously as a fictional character he’s intended to be heterosexual, but the basis of the whole concept is utterly gay.”
In fact, he’s goes so far to state that that’s why he thinks the characater has such appeal, “I think that’s why people like it. All these women fancy him and they all wear fetish clothes and jump around rooftops to get to him. He doesn’t care — he’s more interested in hanging out with the old guy and the kid.”
Ahhh, so that’s why Joel Schumacher put nipples on a Batsuit…
That reminds me of something: