Also: "Some days, you just CAN'T get rid of a bomb!"
Every fucking time! I always have to laugh at that line.
The show is just brilliant entertainment. When it was on in the morning last year me and a colleague would watch the double bill they would show at work. Pretty much ignoring customers and laughing at the lines of dialogue, some are just classics.
Batman used a gun in 1939, he was also stripped of his gun in 1939. He only used it for a very, very brief time.
More like 1940. In the Hugo Strange story presented in Batman #1, Batman open fires on a group of gangsters using the Batplane's machine gun. He continued killing villains throughout the story, but by other methods that got the job done just as efficiently.