DC EXPLODES ON TV - NUMBER 7 OF TWELVE Detective #346: "The Inescapable Doom Trap!"
It's the halfway point of "DC Explodes on TV," as we count down the top 12 DC comic covers as seen on television. Today it's cover number six, Detective #346, featuring "Batman's Inescapable Doom-Trap!"
This cover was dramatized on the Batman TV show in the episodes "Zelda The Great" and "A Death Worse Than Fate."Batteries to power... Turbines to speed... ready to move out!
IT BEGINS! In both versions, a highly unwary Baman walks right into (you might even say blunders, as he himself did) an "inescapable death trap" -- all by himself in the comic version, but with Robin on the TV show.
Bullet-proof glass, and deadly gas from an electrified grating! Yikes!
IS THIS THE END OF THE DYNAMIC DUO?!?!?!!
No! Clever Batman smacks the grating with his utility belt, causing a spark which ignites the gas and explodes the glass cage!
Now that they're free, it's time for some POW-ZAp action!
Another victory for Batman and Robin, in both the comic and on TV!
BELOW: Ad showing the cover used to create the fake seen above.
The original promo (below, left) used to create the DBB ad (below, right).