This comic-book character’s first appearance was in 1939 in Detective Comics #27.
Batman. Created by Bob Kane, Batman is Bruce Wayne, a millionaire who fights crime after seeing his parents gunned down during an armed robbery. The character inspired a campy TV show and movie in the 1960s. Frank Miller reimagined and revived the DC Comics character with his 1986 four-issue limited series Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.
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