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Batman Day 2014

As part of the Batman’s 75th anniversary, DC Entertainment declared July 23rd as Batman Day. I’m celebrating a day late with a bunch of old drawings (most of which are from Hub Comics annual gallery show “Dark Knight on a Dark Night”).

Batman Sketch (1999)

Done at WonderCon 1998 or 1999. Scanned and colored some time later. First superhero drawing in years. Can’t remember who I did this for.

Batgirl: Training Day (2011)

Yvonne Craig’s Batgirl getting escape training from Adam West’s Batman. Learn More

Batgirl: Million Dollar Debut (2012)

My homage to “The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl”, the very first Barbara Gordon/Batgirl story. Learn More

Batgirl: Day of the Batgirl (2013)

Influenced by the 50th anniversary Doctor Who episode “Day of the Doctor” where 3 eras of the same character combine forces. Learn More

Ladybat and the Fanboy in “Tool Talk” (2013)

This was orignally created as a content-free demonstration tool for my Art of the Comic Book class. Learn More

Ty Templeton Gives Batman the Finger

Due to legal trickery, Bob Kane is soley credited with creating Batman. In truth, Batman was a collaborative effort between Kane and Bill Finger. Veteran cartoonist Ty Templeton draws Batman as created soley by Bob Kane, minus Bill Finger’s input. See The Result

Source: Batman Day | Dark Knight on a Dark Night | Batgirl: Training Day (Dark Knight on a Dark Night 2011) | Batgirl: Training Day (Dark Knight on a Dark Night 2012) | Batgirl: Day of the Batgirl (Dark Knight on a Dark Night 2013) | Ladybat and the Fanboy in “Tool Talk” (Accidental Genius 2013) | Batman without Bill Finger

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