Batman is a fictional character, a comic book superhero appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939). Originally referred to as "the Bat-Man" and still referred to at times as "the Batman", the character is additionally known as "the Caped Crusader", "the Dark Knight", and "the World's Greatest Detective", among other titles.Batman is the secret identity of Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire, industrialist, and philanthropist. Having witnessed the murder of his parents as a child, he swore revenge on criminals, an oath tempered with the greater ideal of justice.
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    • Custom Batmobile Baby Stroller Is Just Asking For Trouble

      Which build will be next? ►► Subscribe! Every other week, some of Hollywood's top prop makers build one-of-a-kind items for super-fans of comic books, video games, movies, and pop culture. This week, we're turning the Batmobile (a.k.a. the Tumbler from Batman Begins/The Dark Knight) into a baby stroller! Tell us what you want to see next! Email superfanbuilds@break.

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    • Why Harley Quinn Is Batman's Most Tragic Character

      There's certainly no shortage of tragic characters roaming the streets of Gotham — from the orphaned, crime-fighting socialite with a penchant for spelunking to the once-promising DA with a now visible dark side. But does Batman's grimmest story actually belong to Gotham's (other) psychotic clown? After reading this piece on the flaws in (the mostly marvelous) Batman: The An ...

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    • The 12 Best Villain Voices Of All Time

      Whenever people discuss the greatest bad guys of all time, they usually go by evil deeds, or powers, or how many spikes are on their outfits. But what about their voices? Would anyone be scared of Voldemort if he sounded like Gilbert Gottfried? Of course not! So let's celebrate the people who make bad sound so good.

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  • The 27 Best Batman Artists

    … Pretty much everybody knows what Batman looks like: pointy ears, menacing cowl, voluminous cape and big bat symbol on his chest. But the Dark Knight's been around for more than 75 years, with hundreds—maybe even thousands—of people drawing the iconic superhero through the decades. So let's round up some of the people who've been behind Batman's…

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  • Batman Beats Superman in Footage of Cancelled Justice League Game

    Or more accurately, Green Lantern: A Justice League Game, depending on where you look. This title was in development for the Xbox 360 by Double Helix, and had some leak concept art in 2012. No video until now. More footage and information coming with ProtoMedia Episode #3. Be sure to hit that subscribe button to find out when new videos ...

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  • Why Marvel's Civil War Movie Shouldn't Be Anything Like The Comic

    … Greetings, my lascivious envelope-lickers! Uh, that sounded dirtier than I intended. Sorry. In today's mailbag, I have the answers you seek — as long as you're wondering where the hell Disney's cartoons are hiding and whether Thor's hammer has accidentally killed somebody. Three, two, one, let's jam! Civil, Right Mad scientist13: Mr. Postman: I…

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  • DC Collectibles Reveals Roxy Rocket Deluxe Batman: The Animated Series Figure

    … DC Collectibles Reveals Roxy Rocket Deluxe Batman: The Animated Series Figure DC Collectibles has revealed the deluxe Roxy Rocket figure from their Batman: The Animated Series line! BATMAN ANIMATED SERIES: ROXY ROCKET DELUXE ACTION FIGURE The fan-favorite line of 6″ action figures from the Emmy Award-winning animated series continues…

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  • There Is A Chance We Could Get Glorious Rainbow Batman Figures

    … The most dedicated followers of Bat-Fashion may remember the cover to Detective Comics #241, showing Batman and a veritable Rainbow of Batsuits. Now, there's a chance that said Bat-Rainbow may come to a toy shelf near you. DC Collectibles are currently running a poll to gauge interest in a variety of previously-canned products from…

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  • Batman v Superman to be Split in Two Films – Rumor

    … When it comes to the internet, we can’t always believe what we see, so please take the following note with a pitch of salt as there is absolutely no official announcement about it, but we sort of have to share the information we get, you know, in case it is real. According to a new image that has surfaced, it seems like the well awaited Batman…

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