Re: DC Announces Batman Earth One and Superman Earth One!
The ex-military part is more or less canon - he's supposed to have had some paramedic training during "the" war. (Which War? WWII or WWI or some other? ). It's the making him muscular and changing him to look like a Nick Fury wannabe that makes me go ugh!!
Not paramedic; pre-Crisis Alfred was an SOE operative during World War II, who operated behind enemy lines in France (he even had a daughter by a female member of the Maquis). They used something similar to that in BTAS, where he used to work for MI6.
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