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Bob Kane and Batman

Published: 10/1/2013

In 1939 Bob Kane breathed life into a comic book hero who became a modern myth, thrilling the imaginations of generations of readers and fans. Kane's creation, known as Bat-Man or Batman (or Bruce Wayne to a select few in-the-know), began as an attempt to grab a share of the new market for superheroes. The character, formed with co-creators and collaborators such as Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson, quickly grew into one of the most financially successful creations in modern history. Take a look at some of the high points of Kane's career and the enduring legacy of Batman in our slideshow.

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