12 things nobody wants to admit about Batman

Photo: Batman / Warner Bros. Studios, Image Courtesy Fathom Events Press (Batman 80th Anniversary)
Photo: Batman / Warner Bros. Studios, Image Courtesy Fathom Events Press (Batman 80th Anniversary) /
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Batman, The Dark Knight, The Flash
PITTSBURGH – JULY 31: Christian Bale stands in between scenes during the filming of the new Batman: Dark Knight Rises movie at the Mellon Institute building in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Oakland on July 31, 2011. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) /

This Batman Day, let’s look at some of the things it may be hard to admit about the Dark Knight. 

When Batman debuted in 1939 (Detective Comics No. 27), no one could have predicted the success he would achieve. He became one of the greatest comic book characters ever. Around that time, heroes with unfathomable powers like Superman, Shazam, and Wonder Woman started popping up, too. Who would think a guy with no superpowers would survive for 85 years? On top of that, he dresses like a bat and has a teenage sidekick wearing short shirts. Nevertheless, here we are celebrating the Dark Knight once again.

Over the decades, Batman has gone through a lot of transformations and some of them didn’t work. However, that’s part of why we celebrate Batman Day. Fans have continued to see him evolve as a character. In that time, he’s also risen and fallen as a hero, teammate, and father. It’s something to be appreciated. DC Comics didn’t give up on him. In turn, neither did comic book fans.

Coming up, we’ll take a look at some of the things that Batman fans may not want to admit. Some of the points you may agree with, others may have you questioning this writer’s sanity. Either way, this article will leave you wondering a lot of things about Gotham City’s protector.

Let’s start with the The Dark Knight Trilogy by Christopher Nolan.