Can't imagine that Cagney, who loved turning parts down, would want to wear the green tights of the Riddler...
Fact is this story predates the first appearance of the Riddler...but that's not the point.
This fairly well crafted farce is stirring up quite a lot of muck on the web. Of course it is totally bogus...in fact it is quite humorous. Welles at the first comic book convention??? :p
Although not completely out of the question I found it to be a nice touch.