• Mon, Apr 25 2011

In Honor of Batman’s 72nd Anniversary, Here Are the Celebrities Who Have Played the Caped Crusader Through the Years

On this date in 1939, DC introduced its second major masked hero in Detective Comics #27: The steely, utilitarian Batman and his troubled, wealthy alter-ego Bruce Wayne. And for as many comics series he’s passed through in the past 72 years, he’s been immortalized in almost as many movies and cartoon series — campy and serious — by a bevy of recognizable actors.

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