When you open up a Batman comic book or watch any program involving Batman, there's always a credit line that goes along with the product. Bob Kane was born in New York City in He attended high school with future comic book great Will Eisner. After getting his start as an animator, Kane began working with comic books in as an employee at Jerry Iger and Will Eisner's comic book packaging company. Eventually, like many of the young artists that worked for the packaging companies like Iger-Eisner, Kane went to work directly for a comic book publisher. Superman became a sensation and by early , National wanted more superheroes.
Who Was the Real Creator of Batman?
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The Batman comic strip began on October 25, , a few years after the creation of the comic book Batman. The comic strip had three major and two minor runs in American newspapers. The first series was written by Bob Kane and others. It was published as both a daily strip and a Sunday strip. This series has been reprinted by DC Comics and Kitchen Sink Press in one paperback volume of Sunday strips and three paperback volumes of daily strips.
Batman Publication History
Batman is an ongoing American comic book series featuring the DC Comics superhero Batman as its main protagonist. The character first appeared in Detective Comics 27 cover dated May Batman proved to be so popular that a self-titled ongoing comic book series began publication with a cover date of spring
Ever since his first appearance in Detective Comics 27 , Batman has had a consistent publication history, with multiple series published every month. His main titles Batman Volume 1 and Detective Comics Volume 1 have run successfully for close to seven decades, and even after renumbering remained big sellers. Inspired by Sherlock Holmes , Zorro , a Leonardo da Vinci sketch of a bat-winged flying machine, and his own imagination, Kane sketched an early version of the character. Taking his idea to writer Bill Finger , they further developed the concept.