Real Name: Bruce Wayne
First Appearance: Detective Comics — Issue 27 (1939)
Origin: At a very young age, Bruce Wayne watched as his mother and father were murdered. He then made a solemn vow to fight crime and distribute justice! He trained to become a man in peak mental and physical condition. He knew he needed to strike terror in the criminals of Gotham, so he dawned the identity of… BATMAN!
Notable Gadgets: Batmobile, Batarang, Batrope, Batgyro, Batsuit, Batcomputer, Utility Belt
Allies: Justice League, Batwoman, Batgirl, Oracle, Orphan, Spoiler, Robin, Red Robin, Red Hood, Nightwing, Alfred Pennyworth, Jim Gordon, Harvey Bullock, Renee Montoya, Harley Quinn, Ace the Bat-Hound, Batwing, David Zavimbe, Batman Incorporated, Azrael, Bat-Cow, Bluebird, Catwoman, Huntress, Outsiders, Ghost-Maker, Jarro, Signal, Titus, Clayface, Gotham, Gotham Girl, Harold Allnut, Hawkfire, Jochi, Julia Pennyworth, Lucius Fox, Leslie Thompkins, Jace Fox, Poison Ivy
Notable Enemies: Joker, Penguin, Riddler, Two-Face, Cluemaster, Killer Croc, Scarecrow, Bane, Black Mask, Deathstroke, Hush, Mr. Freeze, League of Assassins, League of Shadows, Mad Hatter, Solomon Grundy, Professor Pyg, Deadshot, KGBeast, Man-Bat, Mister Zsasz, Hugo Strange, Joe Chill, Deadshot, Batman Who Laughs, Anarky
Notable Storylines: Batman: The Long Halloween, Batman: Hush, The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: No Man’s Land, Batman R.I.P., Death in the Family, Batman: Death of the Family