And now, let's take a look at some CMNS Sound Effect Theater (tm!), courtesy of Batman #158:
Zoosh, indeed! The Bat-Hound and Bat-Mite were the highlights of the Silver Age for me. I'd buy the heck out of a Bat-Hound and Bat-Mite book.
And then there was that time Batman and Robin fought a gigantic crimson armadillo...
Yay! On to the next issue! Clayface was another good Silver Age villain, because he could become stuff like this:
And if you're wondering why all of this was taking place in a small model city, you haven't read enough Silver Age Batman.
But this kind of confused me:
I understand changing the shape, but how did that constitute the ability to actually emit a trail of flame behind him. Forget about "keeping the form for seconds"... I'm wondering how he pulled that one off at all.
But then he turns into a gorilla, and I remember that I love him, no matter what:
See you tomorrow!