Batman, Aka Bruce Wayne

Batman, Bruce Wayne’s alter ego, was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. He first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. 

His storyline begins after witnessing the murder of his parents as a child. 

Bruce Wayne swore an oath of revenge against criminals. Batman operates in the fictional Gotham City, using his intellect, detective skills, science and technology, wealth, physical prowess, and an intimidating persona.

Alfred Pennyworth is his butler, loyal friend, and confidant of Bruce Wayne and Batman.

Batman: The Dark Knight

Powers: Peak human physical condition, master martial artist, genius-level intellect, expert detective, access to high-tech equipment.

First Appearance: Detective Comics #27 (1939).

Groups and Teams: Justice League, Batman Family, Outsiders.

Comic Books:

  • Detective Comics #27 (1939)
  • Batman #1 (1940)
  • The Dark Knight Returns (1986)

Other names: The Bat and Matches Malone, The Dark Knight, The Caped Crusader.

More fiction characters: DC Comics Characters