Entertainment Community Celebrates Batman’s 80th Birthday

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Article by Eric Lee

People from the entertainment industry have come out in force, to wish Batman a Happy 80th birthday.

When Detective Comics #27 hit the stands in March 30, 1939, it introduced the character of Batman. Flash forward to 80 years later, Batman is one of pop culture’s longest running icons. Now, professionals from all over are celebrating his birthday on Twitter.

Frank Miller (Writer and artist of The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Year One)

Kevin Smith (Director of Clerks, Writer of Batman: Cacophony) 

Dana Delany (Voice of Andrea Beaumont, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm)

Matt Reeves (Director of the upcoming solo-Batman movie)

DC Comics

On behalf of everybody at Dark Knight News, happy 80th birthday, Batman! Here’s to 80 more!



Eric Lee

Eric Lee hails from San Francisco, California and has been one of the biggest fans of Batman since he was 2 years old when his dad showed him Tim Burton's 'Batman' on a fuzzy VHS. Currently, Eric is an avid comic book reader and writer and illustrator working on his own graphic novel. You can see his doodles at meeleeart.com.