Where Have You Gone, Batman?

As a young boy I enjoyed all things Batman. I owned t-shirts with the bat-logo, the first Batman film on VHS and assorted figurines of the “caped crusader” and his arch enemies.

Looking back on it now, I can understand why I appreciated everything to do with The Dark Knight – Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s creation was an imperturbable defender of the weak and a principled fighter against corruption in a city awash in it. (Curiously, although Kane receives all the credit for Batman’s creation, many have successfully argued that Finger deserves more recognition for the creation of Batman.) Continue reading