“Not to put too fine a point on it, it's a piece of propaganda,” he said.
“Superman punched out Hitler. So did Captain America. That's one of the things they're there for.
“These are our folk heroes. I just think it's silly to have Batman out chasing the Riddler when you've got al-Qaida out there.”
It is my opinion that it's about time someone punched out Osama. Considering comics were such a big influence in the WWII era, I'm disappointed at the publishers' soft stance on the issue.
(Though, this was tried before, in a book called American Power by CrossGen. But it was pulled because of reader outcry. I'm not entirely sure why, but I believe it had something to do with intolerance.)
*Apologies for linking to an article about Batman with the pandering headline “Holy comic book!” and the inane opening line “Holy terror, Batman!”
Edit: I just found out that the comic is actually going to be called Holy Terror, Batman! Frank, you disappoint me.