For key points in Batman's history see Batman's career timeline.
Batman's history has undergone various revisions, both minor and major.
Batman Family Justice League Wayne Enterprises Outsiders Robin (Son) Red Robin (Step-Son) Nightwing (Step-Son)Terry Mc Ginnis (biological Son)Huntress (Helena Wayne) (biological daughter)Catwoman (Wife)Damian Wayne (biological son) Talia al ghul (wife) "The Batman phenomena gives me great satisfaction to realize that I have millions of fans in the world.
That I have created a hero that influenced so many people in the world and it gives me a wonderful spiritual satisfaction to know that and it really touches my heart, I feel so gratified that I created a superhero who can reach all elements of our society, And that's quite fulfilling" Batman is a superhero co-created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger and published by DC Comics.
As the decades wore on, differing takes on the character emerged.
The late 1960s Batman television series utilized a camp aesthetic associated with the character for years after the show ended.
"Criminals are a superstitious and cowardly lot", Wayne remarks, "so my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts.
1969) after his parents' death, and appearances of his father and himself as prototypical versions of Batman and Robin, respectively.
In 1980 then-editor Paul Levitz commissioned the Untold Legend of the Batman limited series to thoroughly chronicle Batman's origin and history.
Few elements of the character's history have remained constant. Pearson noted in the early 1990s, "Unlike some fictional characters, the Batman has no primary urtext set in a specific period, but has rather existed in a plethora of equally valid texts constantly appearing over more than five decades." The central fixed event in the Batman stories is the character's origin story.
As a little boy, Bruce Wayne is shocked to see his parents, the physician Dr.