Come with me to the 1940's, where World's Finest v1 #3 was on the stands and being a newsboy was apparently the most exciting profession to be had:
Wow. Don't they look freaked out?
In the Batman story, we learn that a bomb is a very dangerous thing:
Which you can apparently prematurely detonate with an arrow. Which is a good thing, because bombs didn't seem to hurt you even if they went off six inches from your head. Explosive are tricky. That's why it took the Chinese to figure out fireworks.
and lo, the University of Phoenix was born!
Who would be so brazen as to kidnap a guy carrying five million bucks?
Well, I presume anyone who wanted five million bucks. Good luck, gumshoe!
It's time for Fun with Out of Context Dialogue! (tm)
And, since it's almost Halloween, here's a little dress-up dance party for ya:
See you tomorrow!