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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2014 1:13 p.m. PST

"It's possible to start watching Fox's Gotham without any grounding in Batman mythology. Even if the name "Bruce Wayne" means nothing to you, you can still watch the pilot and get a sense of what's going on: A rich kid's parents are murdered, and it's such a big deal that the underworld is abuzz and the police are desperate to find out who's responsible. It's pretty much open-and-shut.

Except that the true appeal of Gotham, which premieres tonight, isn't necessarily the case of the week, nor is it watching police detective Jim Gordon (Ben McKenzie) try to be the last good cop in the city. It's watching Batman's city come together slowly, with various characters emerging from the background to become household names like Catwoman, the Penguin, and the Riddler. But there's even more happening in the show than that—the pilot alone features elements of all number of comics from the last few decades. Here are five that you might want to check out before tuning in to the series…"
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Personal logo The Tin Dictator Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2014 1:42 p.m. PST

I'm sick of all the Batman sequels.


Parzival22 Sep 2014 2:56 p.m. PST

I'm sick of all the Batman sequels.


Then you're in luck, because this is a prequel.
evil grin

Personal logo The Tin Dictator Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2014 3:48 p.m. PST

Yes well, Penguins is practically chickens!

They are the same exact thing.
Except different.

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