Batman is a superhero who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character received his own spin-off publication, Batman, in 1940. Batman was originally introduced as a ruthless vigilante who frequently killed or maimed criminals, but evolved into a character with a stringent moral code and strong sense of justice.
Kane signed away ownership in the character in exchange for, among other compensation, a mandatory byline on all Batman comics. Champion of Cosplay This byline did not originally say "Batman created by Bob Kane"; The impact of this editorial approach was evident in Batman comics of the postwar period; removed from the "bleak and menacing world" of the strips of the early 1940s, Black Superman Costume Batman was instead portrayed as a respectable citizen and paternal figure that inhabited a "bright and colorful" environment.