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The Year of the Bat – 70 Years Old Today!

It’s April 18, the 70th Anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in the pages of Detective Comics #27.  The introduction of this masked adventurer by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, with later major contributions by Jerry Robinson, Sheldon Moldoff, Dick Sprang, Gardner … Continue reading

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Guest Appearance on Comic Geek Speak – The Golden Age Batman Show

I was honored to be guest on the latest episode of Comic Geek Speak, the premier podcast for all things related to comics.  Because this is Batman’s 70th anniversary, we talked about Batman in the Golden Age of Comic Books. … Continue reading

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The Year of the Bat, Part 2

In my first posting about “The Year of the Bat” I focused on when Batman first appeared on the newsstands in the USA.  In response to that post, I was informed that Detective Comics #27 (Batman’s first appearance) had a newsstand … Continue reading

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The Year of the Bat

Last year there was much said about the 70th anniversary of the “birth” of Superman (and the Golden Age of Comic Books) in Action Comics #1 (1938).  It’s a new year, and there’s more cause for celebration, as 2009 is … Continue reading

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