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Batgirl.......go to the batroom and wash your batmouth

by JP Bill / September 14, 2008 6:39 AM PDT
DC Pulls Comic With Batgirl Curses

For decades, the comics industry has fought against the perception that comics are for kids. DC Comics accidentally went too far in the other direction with the latest issue of its "All Star Batman & Robin the Boy Wonder," and now the offending issue is fetching big money on eBay.

In issue #10, Batgirl lets loose with a couple of words you can't say on TV, and the drug dealers she's confronting respond in kind with some serious profanity of their own. The offending words were supposed to have been blacked out, but the issue was inadvertently printed with two shades of black and the uncensored dialogue was readable in the final product.

DC Comics asked retailers to destroy the issue on receipt, but copies still made it into the hands of collectors. From there, many of those ended up on eBay where prices for the suddenly-rare comic hit triple digits.

Whose fault.... the person that wrote it or the person that didn't block it out?

The person that wrote it, unless they have an x rated edition.
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After reading further
by JP Bill / September 14, 2008 6:44 AM PDT

maybe they all should eat some soap.

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(NT) Answer: The editors; they get the big bucks.
by drpruner / September 16, 2008 3:07 PM PDT
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