27 Bat-Facts To Read At Any Bat-Time on This Bat-Website
What is it about Batman that has continue to capture our imaginations since his debut in Detective Comics in 1939? Is it his malleability? Working successfully as both a character of high camp or high drama? Is it the fact that his stories successfully scale in scope from the page, to television screens, to giant movie screens? Either way, what once began as primarily a rip-off of other “dark and gritty” pulp detectives would go on to turn into one of the greatest media empires we've ever seen before or since.
When you have a legacy like Batman's, you'll end up with a utility belt full of interesting stories and facts from the hundreds of thousands of creators now who have helped bring the Dark Knight to life. Here are some of our favorite facts from multiple generations of attempts to bring Batman to the screen… sometimes successfully, sometimes less so!