Fans of the 1960s Batman TV show know that every time someone got kicked, hit or punched, a graphic displaying fight words like "Boff! Bonk! Pow!" were displayed across the screen. Here, Batman picks out word balloons from a street vendor.
This piece is a very polished draft of a cartoon that was ultimately published in the New Yorker magazine on November 15, 2021. Ink and watercolor on 11"x 14" Hot Press 140 lb rag paper. Excellent condition. Image size is 9" x 10".