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Creators of the Batman - Bill Finger

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Batman A History of the Dark Knight

Everyone knows that Bob Kane created Batman. Sadly relatively few people know that Bill Finger also created Batman.

Bill Finger was born on February 8th 1914 in Manhattan, New York. Finger was a comic book writer. After meeting Bob Kane at a party and Kane offered him a job. He joined Bob Kane’s studio in…

Eight Batman Stories You Should Read

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Batman A History of the Dark Knight

Honestly coming up with any sort of definitive list of Batman stories is next to impossible. While there are a lot of bad stories, there are also a lot of good ones. I’m not going to claim that this is anything more than a sample of what’s available. But I do think that these…

Batman In The Movies

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Batman A History of the Dark Knight

There have been seven movies so far in the Batman movie franchise. To date Batman has been portrayed by Adam West, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Christian Bale.

The first Batman movie was known (appropriately enough) as Batman: The Movie and was a theatrical spin-off from the 1966 tv-series which starred Adam…

Batman On Television

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Batman A History of the Dark Knight

Batman has appeared on television in various forms since the 60s. In addition to the live action series from the 60s there have been several animated appearances and also a number of cameos.

The Batman TV Series

In 1966 the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) launched the Batman tv series. The show ran for 2 and a…

Batman’s Biggest Enemies

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Batman A History of the Dark Knight

Over the course of the last 70 years Batman has fought an almost uncountable number of villains. However, a handful of those adversaries have made a significant impact in the life of the Dark Knight.

  • The Joker - First appeared in Batman #1 in 1940. The Joker is the pre-eminent Batman villain. A homicidal maniac dressed…

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