5 Deadpool Friends & Frenemies We Gotta See in the Sequel
Film, Comic Books
To refresh you on the game, the gist is that I show you an instance of something in comics I found humorous, and you tell me if the humor was intentional or unintentional!
Today’s instance is the infamous 1951 issue of Batman (#66) that featured Batman and Joker competing in “pulling boners.”
Thanks to scansdaily for the pics!
Boner is clearly a slang term for a blunder/error. But by 1951, was that the ONLY slang term for it? The humor value clearly hinges upon that – did the use of the word “boner” as slang for a male erection come into usage by 1951 or no?
Beats me! That’s why I leave it to you folks.
Comics Should Be Good accepts review copies. Anything sent to us will (for better or for worse) end up reviewed on the blog. See where to send the review copies.