Through these Batman pictures, you will be able to know the history and secret identity of the superhero. It is a comic character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. In fact, it made its first appearance in history in The Case of the Chemical Union. Belonging to a magazine called Detective Comics from the National Publications publishing house.
Batman pictures: Bruce Wayne
In 2005, Christian Bale landed the role of this renowned superhero. And, as time went by, he managed to show the more realistic and human side of Batman. Even without losing the essence that has always characterized the character. Because the Oscar winner promised to enter the mind of the tycoon. In order to achieve the goals and places that no one has ever obtained before.
On the other hand, the trilogy starring Bale shows us a character that can exist in real life. It is clear that the superhero has an exaggerated appearance. But, internal struggles and emotional problems, shows how a human being. In fact, we can say that of all the superheroes that exist, Batman is the most realistic. Because he is more human and can live in a city that could exist.
Also, Bale was in charge of respecting the moral code of the superhero. Even in a surprising way. Because Batman does not kill despite being in dire circumstances. Bale has excelled in his portrayal of Bruce Wayne. In the aspect of businessman and superhero. He made both sides shine on the screen thanks to the actor’s ingenuity. Therefore, this allowed showing the evolution and origin of the character from childhood. From losing his father to becoming the Dark Knight.
The first Batman comic
One of the best Batman pictures of all time is the cover of the first comic. This is Detective Comics #27 published in May 1939. During the famous golden age of comics. Through this occasion, everyone got to know Bruce Wayne. A philanthropist and billionaire living in Gotham City. But, during the night he becomes Batman to fight evil. Batman’s first adventure was titled “The Case of the Chemical Syndicate.” Here, Batman conducts an investigation into some murders.
Bill Finger was the one who wrote the first comic. In fact, he was the one who had the wonderful ideas to create the Batman we know today. At first, Batman had characteristics similar to Superman. But, Bill had the idea to add a cape and a mask. Also, remove the red colors and instead, put white holes. Bill was the one who chose the superhero’s name too.
As if that were not enough, the first Batman comic in good condition costs more than a million dollars. A surprising amount when it initially cost 10 cents on the dollar.
Batman pictures: tv series
The television series “Batman” is a children’s comedy full of fantasy and adventure. This was broadcast on ABC between 1966 and 1968 with a total of 120 chapters. In fact, the success of the series unleashed Batmania and created an impact on pop culture. It even influenced different rock music groups such as The Markets and The Ventures.
During each episode, the superhero faced different supervillains. For example, the Joker, The Riddler, The Penguin, King Tut, among others. Also, other guest artists were the pianist Liberace and Zsa Zsa Gabor. On the other hand, Eartha Kitt was the protagonist during the third season. But, back then the public did not look kindly on a black Catwoman.
Then, in the second season, the bat-climbs became famous. Better known as cameos of famous people. Appearing as themselves or playing a character that identifies them. Among these, the appearance of Bruce Lee as Kato and Ted Cassidy as Lurch stands out.
Batman Begins 2005
This movie reboots the Batman series. Because it tells the story of the origin of the main character. Starting from the initial fear of bats, the death of his parents, and all the way to becoming Batman. Also, this movie is inspired by classic comics. For example, Batman: Year One and Batman: The Long Halloween.
Batman Begins appears after the commercial failure of Batman and Robin of 1997. Beginning in 2003, David S. Goyer and Nolan began to work in the film. In fact, they both pointed to a darker side. But, taking into account the basis of realism and humanity. The goal was to get the audience to care about both sides.
Iceland and Chicago were the locations where the film was initially shot. Also, scale models and traditional stunts were performed. Through minimal use of computer-generated images.
The Bat signal
The Bat Signal is another of the Batman pictures that everyone always has in mind. It is a distress signal used to summon the superhero, Batman. It is a reflector that is stylized with a bat emblem fixed to the light. Through this, it is possible to project a great symbol in the skies of Gotham City. In fact, this signal is used by the Police Department of this city. It is used to call Batman. But also as a weapon of psychological intimidation for criminals.
If we talk about the origin of this signal, we can say that it varies between the timeline. The Bat Signal made its first appearance in Detective Comics # 60 in 1942. It then appears in the 1989 film. Here Batman asks the police to call him when they need him. Hence, Harvey Dent creates the amazing Bat Signal.
However, in Batman Begins, the signal is created by James Gordon. He places it on top of the police department. In fact, one scene in this movie shows the origin of the signal. Batman ties Carmine Falcone to a spotlight and this causes his silhouette to look like a bat.
Batman pictures: The Bat Cave
The first reference to a Batman hideout dates back to Batman #12. Here, this site is described as an underground place where the superhero takes refuge. Later, in 1943, this place acquired the name of “The cave of the bat”. But, a year later it is called Bat Cave in Detective Comics #83. Previously, the cave was used by Bruce Wayne’s ancestors. Mainly as a warehouse and a means of transport for slaves during the Civil War.
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