The evolution of Batman's costume in film and TV

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Batman was born on the pages of 'Detective Comics' #27 in May 1939, written by Bill Finger and drawn by Bob Kane. Early on, Batman was a fully-fledged pulp hero, terrorizing the criminal element in Gotham City to avenge his slain parents. To that end, Kane and Finger used Zorro and The Phantom as influences in drawing their crime-fighter with an unmistakable cape and cowl. Here is where it all began. (Credit: Bob Kane)

#1 Batman was born on the pages of 'Detective Comics' #27 in May 1939, written by Bill Finger and drawn by Bob Kane. Early on, Batman was a fully-fledged pulp hero, terrorizing the criminal element in Gotham City to avenge his slain parents. To that end, Kane and Finger used Zorro and The Phantom as influences in drawing their crime-fighter with an unmistakable cape and cowl. Here is where it all began. (Credit: Bob Kane)