July 13, 2004
I was always pleased that the Batman universe included an homage to H.P. Lovecraft. Certainly, an hospital for insane super-criminals is made all the more sinister when its name echoes that of my favourite fictional town. According to Wikipedia the link is more direct than I had suspected. Bob Kane was a Lovecraft fan and met the man himself.
Now all I need is Batman vs. Cthulhu. The answer, btw, is Cthulhu. Obviously.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at July 13, 2004 08:30 AM
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