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Batman

Batman
Batman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, as well as its associated media. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939). Originally named "the Bat-Man," the character is also referred to by such epithets as "the Caped Crusader,"[5] "the Dark Knight,"[5] and "the World's Greatest Detective."[5] Publication history Creation In early 1939, the success of Superman in Action Comics prompted editors at the comic book division of National Publications (the future DC Comics) to request more superheroes for its titles. Finger offered such suggestions as giving the character a cowl instead of a simple domino mask, a cape instead of wings, and gloves, and removing the red sections from the original costume.[12][13][14][15] Finger said he devised the name Bruce Wayne for the character's secret identity: "Bruce Wayne's first name came from Robert Bruce, the Scottish patriot.

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Batmobile The Batmobile /ˈbætməˌbiːl/ is the automobile of DC Comics superhero Batman. The car has evolved along with the character from comic books to television and films reflecting evolving car technologies.[1] Kept in the Batcave accessed through a hidden entrance, the gadget-laden car is used by Batman in his crime-fighting activities. Publication history The original version of the Batmobile. In Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, the Batmobile has been modified into a tank-like armored riot control vehicle, complete with machine guns shooting rubber bullets, a large cannon mounted on the front, and large tank treads in place of tires. According to Batman's narration, the only thing that can penetrate its armor "isn't from this planet."

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3 Reasons Batman is Better Than Superman & How it Can Improve Your Conversion Rates As a died-in-the-wool geek, I stand ever ready to defend my personal preferences in superheroes as if they were objective facts with religious importance for all people. In that vein, allow me to explain why Batman is better than Superman, and how putting this knowledge to work could increase your leads and sales. The way I see it, there are three main reasons: 1. Batman actually has to try s Citadel: 5 Room Dungeon By JohnnFour Why Do I Like 5 Room Dungeons? This format, or creation method, has a number of advantages: Any location. Though I call them 5 Room Dungeons, they actually apply to any location with five or so areas.

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