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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2019 3:17 p.m. PST

…His Name Was Camazotz.

"As social media is abuzz with who might be cast in the next Batman movie, with concerns that some of the candidates might not be menacing enough to fill those big black boots, it might be time to look again at one of the bat figures that featured as an imposing power in Mesoamerican mythology – Camazotz.

Camazotz, (meaning ‘death bat' in the Kʼiche' Mayan language of Guatemala) originated deep in Mesoamerican mythology as a dangerous cave-dwelling bat creature. A cult following for the creature began amongst the Zapotec Indians of Oaxaca, Mexico and the figure was later adopted into the pantheon of the Maya Quiche tribe and the legends of the bat god were later recorded in Maya literature…"


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Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2019 2:33 a.m. PST

Looks like Batman !

Patrick R15 Sep 2019 4:10 a.m. PST

The picture above is an Aztek inspired modern interpretation of Batman

Personal logo Legion 4 Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2019 8:53 a.m. PST

I like it !

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Sep 2019 3:30 p.m. PST

Glad you like it my good friend!. (smile)


Stryderg15 Sep 2019 4:21 p.m. PST

I would love to see something similar done with the Joker.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Sep 2019 11:51 a.m. PST



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