There are three important dates each year any enthusiast should know and commemorate concerning the Dark Knight, firstly Bruce’s birthday, secondly the first appearance of Bruce ‘Master Wayne’ Wayne, and thirdly the debut of The Batman - February 19th, May 19th, & September 19, 1939 respectively. For Detective Comics #27, writer and artist duo Bill Finger & Bob Kane pulled altogether that was great and preferable, from this collective unconscious Bruce Wayne manifested raw and full of potential, and then when issue 31 released and the world learnt the tip of the glacier of who Batman would develop into.
Don’t believe Us, well, Scott Synder’s Batman and the myriad of Bat Knightmares were totally inconceivable to ever exist in the future, yet, more implausibly the Darkest Knight canonically now exists. There is overpowered and then there is absurdly formidable, The BatManhattan Who Laughs.
The Bat-Family is an ever increasing grouping of friends-are-family and actual relatives, however none more amusing than Bat-Cow. Here is the most to day list of Bat-Family members:
Beyond the above Batman has had a myriad of adventures, solo, part a team, mentoring a new generation, and returning from retirement. These stories stay with us whether they are canon, elseworlds, or pastiches. Batman continues to be versatile and inspiring to enthusiasts seasoned and novice alike. So this coming Nineteenth of this month don't be waiting for September to end but revel in this additional Batman Milestone of Eighty One Years of being a PHENOMENAL HERO!
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