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Batman Legends Revealed!

by  in Comic News Comment

In honor of Batan’s new movie, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, opening this weekend, we decided to spotlight past editions of Comic Book Legends Revealed that has featured Batman over the years!

Check them all out below!

Did Orson Welles really plan on doing a Batman film during the 1940s?

Did Batman actually carry shark repellent on his utility belt in the comics?

Did Frank Miller almost work on a Year One Batman movie where Batman was a cab driver?

Was Robin nearly in Grant Morrison and Dave McKean’s Batman: Arkham Asylum?

Did Batman and Superman begin to team-up due to inflation?

Which surprising comic book artist inspired the creation of the female Robin, Carrie Kelley?

Did Alan Davis quit drawing Batman because of an incident based on the size of Batman’s gun?

Was the first Batman story just a re-written Shadow story?

Was Mike W. Barr’s Batman: Year Two inspired by Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One?

Did the Batman TV series save the Batman comic book titles from cancellation?

Did the sequel to Batman: The Cult become a Punisher mini-series, instead?

Was a solicited issue of Gotham Knights pulled because it was too graphic?

Was DC paid by the government to do an anti-drug storyline in Shadow of the Bat?

Did Batman originally wear PURPLE gloves?

Did Batman almost start carrying guns in the comics in the 1960s?

Did Frank Miller try to change his inker on The Dark Knight Returns midway through the project?

Did DC plan on killing Batman during Knightsend and making Nightwing Batman?

What was the surprising first “official” real life Batmobile?

Was Bob Kane still a teenager when Batman was created?

Was Marlon Wayans paid to NOT be Robin in Batman Forever?

Did the Killing Joke originate as a Batman Annual?

Was Jason Todd destined to die even if he had “won” the 1-800 vote?

Was Kraven’s Last Hunt a Batman story before it became a Spider-Man comic?

Did Alex Ross almost do a Batman Junior comic book series?

Did Andy Warhol make a Batman movie?

How did the budget constraints of the first Batman film serial lead to the creation of the Batcave?

What was Yvonne Craig’s final Batgirl appearance?

Was Michelle Pfeiffer nearly Vicki Vale in the first Tim Burton Batman film?

Was Wendy on Super Friends nearly Batman’s niece?

How did the Playboy Club help get the Batman TV series on the air in the 1960s?

Did Bob Kane try to pass a Tod McFarlane Batman drawing as his own?

Did John Cale and Lou Reed of he Velvet Underground used to dress up as Batman and Robin for birthday parties before their band hit it big?

How did Batman editor Denny O’Neill respond to the infamous “bat-Credit Card” scene from Batman and Robin?

Did the Comics Code force Batman to wear pants on the cover to Batman #244?

Did the U.S. government cancel the 1960s Batman TV series?

Did fan reaction cut down on Azrael’s tenure as Batman?

Was Talia Al Ghul based on a Bond Girl?