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Reliving the defining moments of one of the most iconic figures in fiction, the Batman, celebrating 75+ years in DC Comics! New Batman Video! 🦇🐠 ⬇️

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Good Knight Gothamites! Be sure to check out my new history video and how to enter to win a Mondo Exclusive Batman: The Animated Series 1/6 Scale Figure 🦇LINKED IN THE BIO🦇! This weekend we’ll continue our session “Gotham City’s Gothic History” and “‘Twas the Knight Before Christmas”! I leave you tonight with an account edit using  one of my favorite holiday mash-ups of Batman / #CharlieBrown by animator #SarahJohnson @SarahJSketches! To see more of their gifs, particularly their hilarious
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Good knight gothamites! be sure to check out my new history video and how to enter to win a mondo exclusive batman: the animated series 1/6 scale figure 🦇linked in the bio🦇! this weekend we’ll continue our session “gotham city’s gothic history” and “‘twas the knight before christmas”! i leave you tonight with an account edit using one of my favorite holiday mash-ups of batman / #charliebrown by animator #sarahjohnson @sarahjsketches! to see more of their gifs, particularly their hilarious "ordinary batman adventures" series, please visit @sarahjsketches’ websites at sarah-johnson.com and sarahj-art.tumblr.com! as always, thanks for following, have a great start to your weekend and we will have more #historyofthebatman tomorrow. remember, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman! [photo source: bit.ly/13rf7zb]✌🏼❤️🦇🎄🎁❄️ #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #christmas #holiday #snow #batmanandrobin #robin #linus #acharliebrownchristmas #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman #peaceloveandbatman #merrychristmas #happyholidays
110 1 3 minutes ago
Hey Gothamites! Thanks to my friends at @MondoNews, I am giving one lucky Gothamite one #Mondo Exclusive #BatmanTheAnimatedSeries 1/6 Scale Figure to wrap up 2018!✌🏼💙🦇🎁
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TO ENTER:🦇SUBSCRIBE TO #HISTORYOFTHEBATMAN ON #YOUTUBE (Youtube.com/HistoryoftheBatman, linked in the bio) AND🦇 COMMENT “I AM BATMAN!” ON ANY VIDEO ON HOTB’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL.
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GIVEAWAY RUNS FROM DECEMBER 14 - DECEMBER 28, ENDING AT MIDNIGHT PST. ONLY GOTHAMITES RESIDING IN THE UNITED STATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER AND WIN. Good luck!!✌🏼💙🦇🎁 #TheBatman #Batman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #BTAS #DCAU #ActionFigure #BatmanCollection #BatmanCollectible #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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Hey gothamites! thanks to my friends at @mondonews, i am giving one lucky gothamite one #mondo exclusive #batmantheanimatedseries 1/6 scale figure to wrap up 2018!✌🏼💙🦇🎁
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to enter:🦇subscribe to #historyofthebatman on #youtube (youtube.com/historyofthebatman, linked in the bio) and🦇 comment “i am batman!” on any video on hotb’s youtube channel.
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giveaway runs from december 14 - december 28, ending at midnight pst. only gothamites residing in the united states are eligible to enter and win. good luck!!✌🏼💙🦇🎁 #thebatman #batman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #btas #dcau #actionfigure #batmancollection #batmancollectible #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
281 8 2 hours ago
Evening Gothamites!🦇LINKED IN THE BIO🐠 is my latest video on #HistoryoftheBatman’s #Youtube channel: Since the next #DCEU film #Aquaman splashes into theaters December 21, I highlight some of the most memorable team ups between the King of Atlantis and the #DarkKnight himself, #Batman! I also announce a very special giveaway you don’t wanna miss! If you enjoy the video, please give it a Bat 👍🏼 and subscribe to this channel! Thanks for following and we’ll have more Batman media soon, so stay tuned! [Art by #PatrickGleason and #MickGray to #BatmanandRobin 29: Batman and Aquaman presented. “THE BEST BATMAN AND AQUAMAN TEAM UPS!”: https://youtu.be/5mMo23fBPZw]✌🏼💙🦇🐠 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Evening gothamites!🦇linked in the bio🐠 is my latest video on #historyofthebatman’s #youtube channel: since the next #dceu film #aquaman splashes into theaters december 21, i highlight some of the most memorable team ups between the king of atlantis and the #darkknight himself, #batman! i also announce a very special giveaway you don’t wanna miss! if you enjoy the video, please give it a bat 👍🏼 and subscribe to this channel! thanks for following and we’ll have more batman media soon, so stay tuned! [art by #patrickgleason and #mickgray to #batmanandrobin 29: batman and aquaman presented. “the best batman and aquaman team ups!”: https://youtu.be/5mmo23fbpzw]✌🏼💙🦇🐠 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
251 0 2 hours ago
“‘Twas the Knight Before Christmas” - Friedrich's Silent Night of the Batman:

Throughout the Golden Age of #DCComics (1930s - mid 1950s), similar #holiday themed tales such as #BillFinger’s “#Christmas” were told during the most wonderful time of the year. Something new and very magical arrived in #MikeFriedrich's
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“‘twas the knight before christmas” - friedrich's silent night of the batman:

throughout the golden age of #dccomics (1930s - mid 1950s), similar #holiday themed tales such as #billfinger’s “#christmas” were told during the most wonderful time of the year. something new and very magical arrived in #mikefriedrich's "the #silentnight of #thebatman", originally published in #batman 219 from december 1969 illustrated by #nealadams (pencils) and #dickgiordano (inker). in an oddly satisfying scene, batman, #commissionergordon and others go caroling through the streets of #gothamcity on #christmaseve due to the fact that there is absolutely no crime happening. even the #capedcrusader says "it's like the spirit of christmas peace took hold of everyone". the narrator reveals that for 2,000 years a christmas spirit has wandered the earth to bring peace to the innocent and now tonight, the spirit of the batman, has made its presence in #gotham. besides adams and giordano’s beautiful artwork and friedrich’s tale regarded by many as one of the best of batman’s method in the 1960s, the fact that the #darkknight, being the world’s greatest detective built on logic and reason, is content that there is no city to protect for one evening thanks to magic is a perfect example of how the joy of christmas can do wonders.✌🏼❤️🦇🎅🏽🎄🎁#historyofthebatman #brucewayne #santa #santaclaus #batmanart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #merrychristmas #happyholidays
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“Gotham City’s Gothic History” - Morrison’s Gotham Time Travel:

#GrantMorrison’s run on #theBatman began in 2005 with stories from
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“gotham city’s gothic history” - morrison’s gotham time travel:

#grantmorrison’s run on #thebatman began in 2005 with stories from "batman and son" reintroducing damian wayne to "batman r.i.p.", a climactic turn of events happened to the #capedcrusader in morrison's 2008/2009 series '#finalcrisis' where he apparently dies confronting darkseid. not only does this change the status quo of the #batman family with his almost year long absence (#dickgrayson becoming the current batman and damian the new robin) but it also began grant morrison's 6 issue series "#thereturnofbrucewayne" from may to november 2010 (cover by #ryansook). while #brucewayne seemed dead to the rest of the dc universe, thanks to the omega beams that struck him, he is propelled back to the dawn of civilization and had to travel through time in order to return back to #gothamcity in the present. each issue reflects a different era in #gotham’s history: in the late-paleolithic era, an amnesiac bruce confront neanderthals led by #vandalsavage (panel 2 by #chrissprouse), in puritan #gotham he becomes an ally to his ancestor nathanial wayne in order to stop a witch hunt (panel 3 by #frazerirving), in the 18th century bruce goes up against blackbeard the pirate (panel 4 by #yanickpaquette), the 19th century brings him to the wild west encountering jonah hex (panel 5 by #georgesjeanty) and the 20th century places him after the death of his parents thomas and martha wayne confronting the black glove organization (panel 6 by sook and #perepérez). the series concludes with bruce arriving at the end of history at what is called the vanishing point and with the aid of the justice league is able to defeat darkseid’s creation of the hyper-adapter and return the batman to his rightful timeline to continue protect gotham city, a destiny in the making since the beginning of time.✌🏼💙🦇🌃 #historyofthebatman #dccomics
801 0 8 hours ago
Good afternoon Gothamites and I hope you’re all having a fantastic Friday! Today we’ll have more of Gotham’s history and another Batman holiday tale! Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon, so stay tuned! [Buy t-shirt here: https://bit.ly/2rB5C84] ✌🏼❤️🦇🎄 #TheBatman #Batman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #ChristmasTree #Batmobile #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Good afternoon gothamites and i hope you’re all having a fantastic friday! today we’ll have more of gotham’s history and another batman holiday tale! thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon, so stay tuned! [buy t-shirt here: https://bit.ly/2rb5c84] ✌🏼❤️🦇🎄 #thebatman #batman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #christmastree #batmobile #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
1,600 2 9 hours ago
Good Knight Gothamites! Tomorrow we’ll have more of both “‘Twas the Knight Before Christmas’ and ‘Gotham City’s Gothic History’! Since we are officially celebrating the holidays here on #HistoryoftheBatman, I leave you tonight with a classic clip from the #BatmanTheAnimatedSeries episode #ChristmasWithTheJoker featuring #MarkHamill’s rendition of #JingleBells as the #Joker! As always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more Batman media tomorrow. Remember, it’s all about #Peace, #Love and #Batman!✌🏼💜🦇🃏🎄📺 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #TheJoker #DCAU #BTAS #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman #PeaceLoveandBatman #MerryChristmas #HappyHolidays
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Good knight gothamites! tomorrow we’ll have more of both “‘twas the knight before christmas’ and ‘gotham city’s gothic history’! since we are officially celebrating the holidays here on #historyofthebatman, i leave you tonight with a classic clip from the #batmantheanimatedseries episode #christmaswiththejoker featuring #markhamill’s rendition of #jinglebells as the #joker! as always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more batman media tomorrow. remember, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman!✌🏼💜🦇🃏🎄📺 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #thejoker #dcau #btas #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #peaceloveandbatman #merrychristmas #happyholidays
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“‘Twas the Knight Before Christmas” - Bill Finger’s First Christmas:

#TheBatMan debuted in #DetectiveComics 27 in 1939 and earned his own self titled publication in the Spring of 1940. Ever since he starred in exciting adventures with #Robin the Boy Wonder in the early 40s, the #CapedCrusader has a fun history of saving #Christmas in his city. While 1941’s #Batman issue 9 is memorable for its iconic spotlight cover (panel 4) and return of the terrifying Joker,  #BillFinger pens the first of many #holiday story featuring the Bat. Simply titled “Christmas” (splash page by #BobKane and #JerryRobinson presented), Batman helps accused murderer Bob Cratchit clear his name, dressing as the Ghost of Christmas Past to scare the real killer to come forward. With Batman’s aid, Cratchit is home for Christmas with his son Timmy in a very ‘God bless us, everyone’ moment. Every day until Christmas we will highlight another story but it is important to pay tribute to the one that started it all.✌🏼❤️🦇🎅🏽🎄🎁 #HistoryoftheBatman #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #ChristmasTree #Santa #SantaClaus #DickGrayson #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman #MerryChristmas #HappyHolidays
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“‘twas the knight before christmas” - bill finger’s first christmas:

#thebatman debuted in #detectivecomics 27 in 1939 and earned his own self titled publication in the spring of 1940. ever since he starred in exciting adventures with #robin the boy wonder in the early 40s, the #capedcrusader has a fun history of saving #christmas in his city. while 1941’s #batman issue 9 is memorable for its iconic spotlight cover (panel 4) and return of the terrifying joker, #billfinger pens the first of many #holiday story featuring the bat. simply titled “christmas” (splash page by #bobkane and #jerryrobinson presented), batman helps accused murderer bob cratchit clear his name, dressing as the ghost of christmas past to scare the real killer to come forward. with batman’s aid, cratchit is home for christmas with his son timmy in a very ‘god bless us, everyone’ moment. every day until christmas we will highlight another story but it is important to pay tribute to the one that started it all.✌🏼❤️🦇🎅🏽🎄🎁 #historyofthebatman #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #christmastree #santa #santaclaus #dickgrayson #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #merrychristmas #happyholidays
751 0 Yesterday
Seasons Greetings Gothamites! Some of the best #Batman tales throughout the character’s 79 years in #DCComics have been #holiday tales. While we will begin our concluding posts in “Gotham City’s Gothic History”, our next celebratory history session “‘Twas the Knight Before Christmas” will discuss 12 Christmas themed stories across all visual media showcasing that, to assure Gothamites have a peaceful holiday, the #DarkKnight continues his crusade even on the night before #Christmas. Stay tuned for our first story here on #HistoryoftheBatman!✌🏼❤️🦇🎅🏽🎄❄️🎁 #TheBatman #Batman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #BruceWayne #ArkhamOrigins #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman #MerryChristmas #HappyHolidays
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Seasons greetings gothamites! some of the best #batman tales throughout the character’s 79 years in #dccomics have been #holiday tales. while we will begin our concluding posts in “gotham city’s gothic history”, our next celebratory history session “‘twas the knight before christmas” will discuss 12 christmas themed stories across all visual media showcasing that, to assure gothamites have a peaceful holiday, the #darkknight continues his crusade even on the night before #christmas. stay tuned for our first story here on #historyofthebatman!✌🏼❤️🦇🎅🏽🎄❄️🎁 #thebatman #batman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #brucewayne #arkhamorigins #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #merrychristmas #happyholidays
2,488 7 Yesterday
Good Knight Gothamites! Check out my new video for #DCComics✨LINKED IN THE BIO✨! I leave you tonight with a (just for) fun account edit! As many of you know, #HeathLedger, who portrayed The #Joker in 2008’s #TheDarkKnight won the #AcademyAward for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Posthumously after his tragic death in January 2008. While Ledger’s Joker performance for many is iconic and defining of the Batman character on the big screen, there are those (🃏I personally do not believe this so don’t be mad at me specifically please lol🃏) that don’t believe he deserved the #Oscar and was solely given the honor because of his untimely death. What are your thoughts on this and Heath Ledger’s chaotic Clown Prince of Crime which turns 10 years old this year? As always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more #HistoryoftheBatman tomorrow. Remember, it’s all about #Peace, #Love and #Batman!✌🏼💜🦇🃏🎬 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #Oscars #Meme #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman #PeaceLoveandBatman
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Good knight gothamites! check out my new video for #dccomics✨linked in the bio✨! i leave you tonight with a (just for) fun account edit! as many of you know, #heathledger, who portrayed the #joker in 2008’s #thedarkknight won the #academyaward for best performance by an actor in a supporting role posthumously after his tragic death in january 2008. while ledger’s joker performance for many is iconic and defining of the batman character on the big screen, there are those (🃏i personally do not believe this so don’t be mad at me specifically please lol🃏) that don’t believe he deserved the #oscar and was solely given the honor because of his untimely death. what are your thoughts on this and heath ledger’s chaotic clown prince of crime which turns 10 years old this year? as always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more #historyofthebatman tomorrow. remember, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman!✌🏼💜🦇🃏🎬 #thebatman #capedcrusader #darkknight #brucewayne #oscars #meme #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #peaceloveandbatman
2,830 291 2 days ago
Evening Gothamites! Soon we’ll have more of “Gotham City’s Gothic History”! Since we just highlighted Gotham within the #BatmanArkham video game universe, check out the cover to #Batman: #ReturntoArkham in the style of #BatmanTheAnimatedSeries by one of my favorite illustrators @BatmanTheAnimatedFan! Check out their entire gallery here on Instagram if you love #BTAS! We’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon, so stay tuned and thanks for following!✌🏼💜🦇🎮 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #ArkhamAsylum #ArkhamCity #PS4 #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Evening gothamites! soon we’ll have more of “gotham city’s gothic history”! since we just highlighted gotham within the #batmanarkham video game universe, check out the cover to #batman: #returntoarkham in the style of #batmantheanimatedseries by one of my favorite illustrators @batmantheanimatedfan! check out their entire gallery here on instagram if you love #btas! we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon, so stay tuned and thanks for following!✌🏼💜🦇🎮 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #arkhamasylum #arkhamcity #ps4 #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
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“gotham city’s gothic history” - the gotham in the arkhamverse”: #gothamcity plays a critical role in every batman media, including #videogames. one of the most popular batman centric series is #batmanarkham. this began in 2009 with rocksteady studios' critically acclaimed "batman: #arkhamasylum" when batman has to fight his way through a #joker controlled arkham asylum to stop the detonation of hidden bombs throughout the city of #gotham. while the main focus is the #darkknight surveilling the grounds of arkham, throughout the game the player can see the gotham skyline. #pauldini returned to pen ‘batman: #arkhamcity’ which was released in 2011. this sequel game sends players soaring into arkham city, the new maximum security "home" for all of gotham city's thugs and insane criminal masterminds. while incarcerated, the #capedcrusader must uncover the secret behind "protocol 10", orchestrated by the facility's warden, hugo strange. seen in beautiful concept art and gameplay itself, the heavily fortified walls of arkham city is within in the heart of a gotham with new york style skylines and landmarks littered throughout the outside of this prison, from penguin's iceberg lounge to the monarch theatre where #brucewayne’s parents were murdered in crime alley right outside. in 2013, the prequel game batman: #arkhamorigins was released by warner bros. games montréal which showcases a younger and unrefined batman and the villain #blackmask placing a bounty on our hero, bringing in eight of the most infamous assassins in town. in this game, gotham’s normal grit is blanketed with white snow and festive lights on christmas eve and the players can explore both the northern and southern islands of gotham. the 2015 finale game ‘batman: #arkhamknight’, #thebatman faces the ultimate threat from villains such as the new rogue the arkham knight, the vengeful #harleyquinn and the fearful #scarecrow. taking a page from #joelschumacher’s batman films, central gotham city is depicted with neon lights glistening in the pouring rain of an evacuated city. no matter the medium, batman’s gotham city is aesthetically defined by beautiful skylines.✌🏼💜🦇🌃🎮 #historyofthebatman #dccomics
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