Episode 21

What If the Batman Was A Black Man? Part 2


August 7th, 2020

53 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

Welcome to Part 2 of a special Mad Unreal series where we reconstruct the life and times of Bruce Wayne by asking a fascinating question: What if Batman was African American? In Part 1 of the series we looked at Batman’s “Origins” and put them in a new context. In Part 2 we move on to the #DarkKnight’s “Emergence” and imagine a Black Batman's views on criminality, while wondering how he himself would have been viewed by #Gotham's media.

Mad Unreal focuses on the films and characters we find beautifully unreal, from Marvel to Star Wars, James Bond, BIPOC heroes, super women, and dope villains. Hosted by Arthur Turnbull and Isaac Perry, you can find the show on iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and Spotify.