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Comic legend Batman hunts down a Basel carnival character

The "Waggis" is usually only found causing mischief at Basel’s Fasnacht carnival. Recently, though, he has also been stirring things up in Gotham City. Thanks to Basel-based Enrico Marini, the illustrator of the latest issue of the DC comic. 

A Waggis is a traditional disguise worn at the Basel Fasnacht, mimicking the garb of an Alsatian vegetable farmer. The character's mask (a "Larve") traditionally has blonde hair made from yellow raffia. (SRF/

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