Batman's brief stint as a Green Lantern was enough to prove that green uniform just isn't his color. He always finds a way to do his own thing.
- Created by:
- Bob Kane, Bill Finger
- First Film:
- Batman (1989)
- Latest Film:
- The Batman
- Upcoming Films:
- The Batman - Part II
- First TV Show:
- Batman 1960s
- Latest TV Show:
- Batman: The Brave and the Bold
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One of the core leading characters of DC Comics, Batman is the face behind his multimedia franchise that has been in circulation for over eighty years, initially conceived by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, appearing in the 27th issue of Detective Comics at the end of the 1930s. The Caped Crusader is the alter ego of billionaire playboy philanthropist Bruce Wayne, a man tormented by the death of his parents who has dedicated his life to cleaning up the streets of Gotham. Batman's media works range from comic books to tv shows to films and video games. In the films, several actors have donned the cape and cowl, such as Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney, Christian Bale, and Robert Pattinson, in the most recent incarnation of the character. The franchise continues to enjoy success more than ever, especially with The Dark Knight trilogy of films and the Batman: Arkham video game trilogy. With a commanding rogue's gallery of some of the most recognizable villains in the superhero genre, Batman caters to several audiences and offers a wide variety of options to keep him at the forefront of the genre.
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