Top 10 Weird Things About Batman Comics

9 Lifting a 700-pound Gorilla and a Bomb

Batman is the only superhero not to possess powers. He is also the second smartest man on Earth and his body is in top physical condition. Although it seems the only way you can obtain this is through One Punch Man levels of training, Batman had a simpler solution to test his strength and conditioning–lifting up a gorilla with a bomb strapped to the animal’s chest.

This practice may be deemed “dangerous” or inhumane by some. Detective Comics #337 was published in 1965. It shows Batman trying to stop a 700-pound gorilla bombing Gotham City. He lifts him up and waits for the bomb to explode. You might wonder why? You might wonder why?