is advanced by Frankie Boyle, who’s good mates with fellow Scot (and author of
several Batman titles) Grant Morrison. That lends it more credibility than your
average fan theory.
the scene in Batman Begins where the caped crusader gets a dose of The
Scarecrow’s fear gas and starts hallucinating? Boyle’s theory is that the gas
never wore off and everything since then is just the effects of the gas on him.
Which, come to think of it, would explain Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice.
larger-than-life villains are just teenagers being beaten to a pulp by this
madman,” Boyle says. “The Joker is just some children’s entertainer who gets regularly
victimized and The Penguin is a local pigeon.”