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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! Tomorrow we’ll continue “The ABCs of Dick Grayson”! Since today is #MarkHamill’s birthday, I leave you tonight with a fan favorite clip from
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Good knight gothamites! tomorrow we’ll continue “the abcs of d**k grayson”! since today is #markhamill’s birthday, i leave you tonight with a fan favorite clip from "a conversation with mark hamill" at 2014's star wars weekends in orlando, florida, where he provides a conversation between luke and joker, illustrating why he is one of the most beloved men in this industry. as always, thanks for following, have a great night and we will have more history of the batman tomorrow. remember gothamites, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman!✌🏼💜💚🃏#thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #starwars #lukeskywalker #thejoker #joker #batmantheanimatedseries #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #historyofthebatman #peaceloveandbatman
2,395 28 5 hours ago
“The ABCs of Dick Grayson” - ‘A’ is for “A Knight In Bludhaven”: After #BruceWayne heals after his back is broken by Bane in the early 1990s series #Batman: Knightfall, he takes back the mantle from the lethal Jean-Paul Valley. To assure he’s ready to come back to the mantle, he asks the first Robin, #DickGrayson, to briefly become #theBatman in 1995’s Batman: Prodigal, putting aside his role as #Nightwing for the time being. After the first short Nightwing miniseries by Dennis O’Neil and Greg Land, Grayson was given a full self titled publication in 1996 headed by #ChuckDixon and #ScottMcDaniel (cover to issue 1 by McDaniel, #ScottHanna and #PatrickMartin). The first arc, “A Knight in #Bludhaven”, originally in the pages of Nightwing (Vol 2) 1-8, #Batman asks Nightwing to investigate a gruesome massacre of gang members in the sister city of #GothamCity, Blüdhaven, which Dick learns is somehow a more darker and crime ridden town. As Nightwing learns about Police Chief Redhorn and the corrupt police force, he’s being led to fight rogues from members of The #FalseFaceSociety to the powerful #Blockbuster to solve this dangerous mystery. While he returns to Gotham to receive minimal help from the #DarkKnight and the current #Robin, Tim Drake, this first arc shines light on Dick Grayson coming out of #theBatman’s shadow, become his own hero in a city that is in desperate needs one and establishes a new solo era for our highlighted icon.✌🏼💙🦇📖 #HistoryoftheBatman #CapedCrusader #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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“the abcs of d**k grayson” - ‘a’ is for “a knight in bludhaven”: after #brucewayne heals after his back is broken by bane in the early 1990s series #batman: knightfall, he takes back the mantle from the lethal jean-paul valley. to assure he’s ready to come back to the mantle, he asks the first robin, #dickgrayson, to briefly become #thebatman in 1995’s batman: prodigal, putting aside his role as #nightwing for the time being. after the first short nightwing miniseries by dennis o’neil and greg land, grayson was given a full self titled publication in 1996 headed by #chuckdixon and #scottmcdaniel (cover to issue 1 by mcdaniel, #scotthanna and #patrickmartin). the first arc, “a knight in #bludhaven”, originally in the pages of nightwing (vol 2) 1-8, #batman asks nightwing to investigate a gruesome massacre of gang members in the sister city of #gothamcity, blüdhaven, which d**k learns is somehow a more darker and crime ridden town. as nightwing learns about police chief redhorn and the corrupt police force, he’s being led to fight rogues from members of the #falsefacesociety to the powerful #blockbuster to solve this dangerous mystery. while he returns to gotham to receive minimal help from the #darkknight and the current #robin, tim drake, this first arc shines light on d**k grayson coming out of #thebatman’s shadow, become his own hero in a city that is in desperate needs one and establishes a new solo era for our highlighted icon.✌🏼💙🦇📖 #historyofthebatman #capedcrusader #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
769 2 7 hours ago
Evening Gothamites! In a bit we’ll begin “The ABCs of Dick Grayson”! Until then, #HistoryoftheBatman wants to wish actor #ChristopherReeve (1952-2004), who would have been 66 today, a super happy birthday! To celebrate, here is one of my favorite #HotToys photos of Reeve’s #Superman and #MichaelKeaton’s #Batman by toy photographer and artist @GlennMeling! Check out more of their works on @GlennMeling’s website at GlennMeling.com! Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon! ✌🏼💙💛❤️🦇🎉 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #ToyPhotography #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Evening gothamites! in a bit we’ll begin “the abcs of d**k grayson”! until then, #historyofthebatman wants to wish actor #christopherreeve (1952-2004), who would have been 66 today, a super happy birthday! to celebrate, here is one of my favorite #hottoys photos of reeve’s #superman and #michaelkeaton’s #batman by toy photographer and artist @glennmeling! check out more of their works on @glennmeling’s website at glennmeling.com! thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon! ✌🏼💙💛❤️🦇🎉 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #toyphotography #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
3,739 13 10 hours ago
Afternoon Gothamites! Today (September 25), #HistoryoftheBatman wants to wish actor #MarkHamill @HamillHimself a happy 67th #birthday! More widely known as #LukeSkywalker in the #StarWars franchise, Hamill to us #Batmanfans brings great nostalgia, for he is the voice of #theJoker for #BatmanTheAnimatedSeries, along with its spin-off series such as #TheNewBatmanAdventures, Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. Writer Paul Dini knew Hamill was the perfect cast for the Clown Prince of Crime, in particular with his crystalizing laughter, filled with all the bitter madness that shapes this 78 year old character. Outside of the #DCAU, he reprised his role as #Joker in a few non-DCAU projects such as the video games #BatmanArkham Asylum, its sequel #Batman: #ArkhamCity and the finale game Batman: Arkham Knight. Hamill returned as the Harlequin of Hate in the animated film
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Afternoon gothamites! today (september 25), #historyofthebatman wants to wish actor #markhamill @hamillhimself a happy 67th #birthday! more widely known as #lukeskywalker in the #starwars franchise, hamill to us #batmanfans brings great nostalgia, for he is the voice of #thejoker for #batmantheanimatedseries, along with its spin-off series such as #thenewbatmanadventures, justice league and justice league unlimited. writer paul dini knew hamill was the perfect cast for the clown prince of crime, in particular with his crystalizing laughter, filled with all the bitter madness that shapes this 78 year old character. outside of the #dcau, he reprised his role as #joker in a few non-dcau projects such as the video games #batmanarkham asylum, its sequel #batman: #arkhamcity and the finale game batman: arkham knight. hamill returned as the harlequin of hate in the animated film "batman: #thekillingjoke" and the tv series "#justiceleagueaction", continuing his legacy as this fan favorite villain. mark hamill for many fans is the joker, his voice naturally used for when you read the character in comic books, when you envision this mad man taking on the masked vigilante of gotham and if ever had to ask to describe jerry robinson's villain debuting back in 1940. we thank mr. hamill for creating this depiction of one of the most popular rogues in literature and for being a very important part of #thebatman's 79 year long history. thanks for following and we will have more history of the batman soon, so stay tuned!✌🏼💜💚🃏🎉 #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #happybirthday
2,779 17 15 hours ago
Good morning Gothamites and I hope you all have a terrific Tuesday and a happy #NationalComicBookDay! The earliest #comicstrip grew out of illustrative exaggeration and satire of political cartoons, which evolved from 16th century 'caricatura'. The #comicbook strip became mainstream in #newspapers by 1896, and the next year the term 'comic book' was first used for a magazine format collection with R. F. Outcault's
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Good morning gothamites and i hope you all have a terrific tuesday and a happy #nationalcomicbookday! the earliest #comicstrip grew out of illustrative exaggeration and satire of political cartoons, which evolved from 16th century 'caricatura'. the #comicbook s***p became mainstream in #newspapers by 1896, and the next year the term 'comic book' was first used for a magazine format collection with r. f. outcault's "mcfadden's flats. by the 1930s, comic books became recognizable all over the country. in february of 1935, wheeler-nicholson set up national allied publications and launched the first american comic book sold on original content, not on satire. in march of 1937, editor of #nationalpublications vince sullivan launched #detectivecomics issue 1, which for the first time focused content on a single theme with longer stories, not just imitating the sunday funnies. inspired by harry donenfeld's "spicy detective stories" pulp fiction, detective comics was the first successful comic book and holds the world record of longest continuous publication of a comic book in the united states (881 issues). once #actioncomics #1 premiered with the debut of the hit hero #superman, sullivan asked comic s***p artist #bobkane to come up with a character to match the excitement of the man of steel. kane sketched a scallop-winged character called #thebatman and sullivan suggested writer #billfinger assist him as ghost writer. finger refined the character, and together the #batman debuted in detective comics (vol 1) 27 on march 31, 1939, who would forever be the dark icon of the #dccomics universe to superman's bright image. in detective comics, batman would grow in distinctiveness, acquire his tragic origin and become the aspirational hero the publication needed. today, comic books are read throughout the world, and for bringing to life our hero the #darkknight, we celebrate comics every day. enjoy this original art by #mikealcantara @comiccollageart (etsy.com/shop/comiccollageart) and stay tuned for more #historyofthebatman! ✌🏼💙🦇📖 #capedcrusader #brucewayne #comicbookday #history #superhero #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
1,509 1 17 hours ago
Good Knight Gothamites! Tomorrow we’ll begin our new session “The ABCs of Dick Grayson”! I leave you tonight with an original artwork called “The Killing Joaq” by #HugoDourado @hugo.a.dourado inspired by Rafael Albuquerque’s Batgirl 41 variant cover! See more of @hugo.a.dourado‘s work on Facebook.com/hugo.dourado! As always, thanks for following and all of the constant support on and off of Instagram, it is greatly appreciated! Have a great night and we will have more History of the Batman tomorrow. Remember Gothamites, it’s all about #Peace, #Love and #Batman!✌🏼💜💚🃏🎬🎨 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #TheJoker #Joker #KillingJoke #JoaquinPhoenix #JaredLeto #SuicideSquad #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman #HistoryoftheBatman #PeaceLoveandBatman
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Good knight gothamites! tomorrow we’ll begin our new session “the abcs of d**k grayson”! i leave you tonight with an original artwork called “the killing joaq” by #hugodourado @hugo.a.dourado inspired by rafael albuquerque’s batgirl 41 variant cover! see more of @hugo.a.dourado ‘s work on facebook.com/hugo.dourado! as always, thanks for following and all of the constant support on and off of instagram, it is greatly appreciated! have a great night and we will have more history of the batman tomorrow. remember gothamites, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman!✌🏼💜💚🃏🎬🎨 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #thejoker #joker #killingjoke #joaquinphoenix #jaredleto #suicidesquad #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman #historyofthebatman #peaceloveandbatman
7,318 69 Yesterday
Ever since his debut in 1940’s #DetectiveComics 38, #DickGrayson’s role within #theBatman’s mythology continually is one of the most celebrated in #DCComics history. Generations of fans have watched Grayson evolved in some of the most important mantles in this character’s mythos, such as #Robin, #Nightwing and #Batman. To celebrate his 78 year history, in our brand new session “The ABC’s of Dick Grayson” we will highlight some of the most essential and memorable tales, learning more about this dynamic figure and his importance within the Batman Family. Stay tuned for the letter ‘A’ soon on #HistoryoftheBatman! [Art by #RickLeonardi, #JesseDelperdang, #MarkFarmer and #PatriciaMulvihill, Nightwing 57 presented]✌🏼💙🦇 #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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Ever since his debut in 1940’s #detectivecomics 38, #dickgrayson’s role within #thebatman’s mythology continually is one of the most celebrated in #dccomics history. generations of fans have watched grayson evolved in some of the most important mantles in this character’s mythos, such as #robin, #nightwing and #batman. to celebrate his 78 year history, in our brand new session “the abc’s of d**k grayson” we will highlight some of the most essential and memorable tales, learning more about this dynamic figure and his importance within the batman family. stay tuned for the letter ‘a’ soon on #historyofthebatman! [art by #rickleonardi, #jessedelperdang, #markfarmer and #patriciamulvihill, nightwing 57 presented]✌🏼💙🦇 #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
1,340 8 Yesterday
Afternoon Gothamites! Moments ago, director @ToddPhillips1 posted this photo on the set of his 2019 live action origin story film “#Joker” with #JoaquinPhoenix as #TheJoker! What are your thoughts on Phillips’ film about the Clown Prince of Crime and thoughts on Phillips’ look seen in these test shots, trailer and production sneak peeks? Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon! ✌🏼💜🃏🎬 #TheBatman #Batman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #DCComics #BatmanArt #ToddPhillips #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #instabatman
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Afternoon gothamites! moments ago, director @toddphillips1 posted this photo on the set of his 2019 live action origin story film “#joker” with #joaquinphoenix as #thejoker! what are your thoughts on phillips’ film about the clown prince of crime and thoughts on phillips’ look seen in these test shots, trailer and production sneak peeks? thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon! ✌🏼💜🃏🎬 #thebatman #batman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #dccomics #batmanart #toddphillips #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
4,139 61 Yesterday
“A History of The Batmobile” - DC Rebirth; Conclusion”: In this retrospect, we have observed one of the most well known pieces of #Batman’s iconography in his almost 80 year history: the #Batmobile. The iconic car continues to be a staple in the current #DCRebirth comics, first seen in #TomKing’s #IAmGotham Part One in 2016’s Batman issue 1 when the #DarkKnight has to use the car to not only race towards Robinson Bridge before a Gotham airliner crashes into downtown skyscrapers in Gotham City, but he also ejects from the Batmobile (cover panel presented) and is order to take control before the crash (panels 2-10 by #DavidFinch, #MattBanning, #JordieBellaire and #JohnWorkman presented). As with many Batmobiles, this one takes obvious inspiration from the car from #BatmanTheAnimatedSeries but includes classic features from the front Bat-ornament to the exposed tires. With appearances in other books such as #DetectiveComics and in outside media from animated and live action films to video games, the visual evolution of the Batmobile is just as fascinating and important as the #CapedCrusader itself. Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon.✌🏼❤️🦇🚘 #TheBatman #BruceWayne #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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“a history of the batmobile” - dc rebirth; conclusion”: in this retrospect, we have observed one of the most well known pieces of #batman’s iconography in his almost 80 year history: the #batmobile. the iconic car continues to be a staple in the current #dcrebirth comics, first seen in #tomking’s #iamgotham part one in 2016’s batman issue 1 when the #darkknight has to use the car to not only race towards robinson bridge before a gotham airliner crashes into downtown skyscrapers in gotham city, but he also ejects from the batmobile (cover panel presented) and is order to take control before the crash (panels 2-10 by #davidfinch, #mattbanning, #jordiebellaire and #johnworkman presented). as with many batmobiles, this one takes obvious inspiration from the car from #batmantheanimatedseries but includes classic features from the front bat-ornament to the exposed tires. with appearances in other books such as #detectivecomics and in outside media from animated and live action films to video games, the visual evolution of the batmobile is just as fascinating and important as the #capedcrusader itself. thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon.✌🏼❤️🦇🚘 #thebatman #brucewayne #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
1,998 6 Yesterday
Afternoon Gothamites! #TheHollywoodReporter announced that #MargotRobbie’s #HarleyQuinn centric film now dubbed #BirdsofPrey will be released on February 7, 2020! Directed by #CathyYan and Rated R, this spin-off of #DCEU’s #SuicideSquad will feature some major #Batman and #DCComics characters. Included are #CassandraCain, introduced as the new #Batgirl in 1999’s arc #NoMansLand, #DinahLance’s #BlackCanary and #HelenaBertinelli’s #Huntress who are both core members of the Birds of Prey who were introduced along with Barbara Gordon’s Oracle in 1996, and #ReneeMontoya, a classic detective for Gotham City Police department introduced in 1992’s Batman issue 475 and since has taken up the mantle as #TheQuestion. #BlackMask has also been confirmed as the villain of the film. What are your thoughts on this spin-off film and its characters? Thanks for following and we’ll have more #HistoryoftheBatman soon, so stay tuned! [Announcement Source: https://bit.ly/2DzHZFE]✌🏼💜🦇🎬 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #DarkKnight #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #InstaBatman
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Afternoon gothamites! #thehollywoodreporter announced that #margotrobbie’s #harleyquinn centric film now dubbed #birdsofprey will be released on february 7, 2020! directed by #cathyyan and rated r, this spin-off of #dceu’s #suicidesquad will feature some major #batman and #dccomics characters. included are #cassandracain, introduced as the new #batgirl in 1999’s arc #nomansland, #dinahlance’s #blackcanary and #helenabertinelli’s #huntress who are both core members of the birds of prey who were introduced along with barbara gordon’s oracle in 1996, and #reneemontoya, a classic detective for gotham city police department introduced in 1992’s batman issue 475 and since has taken up the mantle as #thequestion. #blackmask has also been confirmed as the villain of the film. what are your thoughts on this spin-off film and its characters? thanks for following and we’ll have more #historyofthebatman soon, so stay tuned! [announcement source: https://bit.ly/2dzhzfe]✌🏼💜🦇🎬 #thebatman #capedcrusader #darkknight #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #instabatman
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Good afternoon Gothamites and I hope you’re all having a magnificent Monday! Today we’ll conclude our session “A History of The Batmobile” and announce our new history series so stay tuned and thanks for following History of the Batman! [Art by #BillSienkiewicz @therealthatpolishguy]✌🏼❤️🦇♦️🌹 #TheBatman #Batman #HistoryoftheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #HarleyQuinn #PoisonIvy #DCComics #BatmanArt #ComicArt #ComicBooks #Comics #BatmanFans #BatFans #InstaBatman
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Good afternoon gothamites and i hope you’re all having a magnificent monday! today we’ll conclude our session “a history of the batmobile” and announce our new history series so stay tuned and thanks for following history of the batman! [art by #billsienkiewicz @therealthatpolishguy]✌🏼❤️🦇♦️🌹 #thebatman #batman #historyofthebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #harleyquinn #poisonivy #dccomics #batmanart #comicart #comicbooks #comics #batmanfans #batfans #instabatman
2,207 4 Yesterday
Good Knight Gothamites! ICYMI, check out my new YouTube video 🦇LINKED IN THE BIO🎃 about Batman: The Long Halloween! I leave you tonight with an account edit for this Batman community: which pill would you take? The pill you choose (blue pill the top row, red pill the bottom row) is the team you choose! As always, thanks for following on Instagram, Twitter (HistoftheBatman), Tumblr, Facebook, YouTube (linked in the bio!) and subscribing to my podcast on iTunes, your support is greatly appreciated! Have a great night and we will have more History of the Batman tomorrow. Remember Gothamites, it’s all about #Peace, #Love and #Batman!✌🏼💙❤️🦇 #TheBatman #CapedCrusader #TheDarkKnight #DarkKnight #BruceWayne #BluePill #Vegeta #CaptainMarvel #Rey #Thanos #RedPill #Jiren #Thor #Superman #KyloRen #Zeno #Marvel #DragonBallSuper #StarWars #DCComics #ComicBooks #Comics #HistoryoftheBatman #PeaceLoveandBatman
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Good knight gothamites! icymi, check out my new youtube video 🦇linked in the bio🎃 about batman: the long halloween! i leave you tonight with an account edit for this batman community: which pill would you take? the pill you choose (blue pill the top row, red pill the bottom row) is the team you choose! as always, thanks for following on instagram, twitter (histofthebatman), tumblr, facebook, youtube (linked in the bio!) and subscribing to my podcast on itunes, your support is greatly appreciated! have a great night and we will have more history of the batman tomorrow. remember gothamites, it’s all about #peace, #love and #batman!✌🏼💙❤️🦇 #thebatman #capedcrusader #thedarkknight #darkknight #brucewayne #bluepill #vegeta #captainmarvel #rey #thanos #redpill #jiren #thor #superman #kyloren #zeno #marvel #dragonballsuper #starwars #dccomics #comicbooks #comics #historyofthebatman #peaceloveandbatman
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