Batman Timeline – “Batman in 1953”


1953: Batman succumbs to the 3-D rage of the 1950s as two previous stories – including 1947’s “The Robot Raiders” (BATMAN#42) – were packaged in a special “Batman Adventures in Amazing 3-D Action” issue.

FEBRUARY/MARCH: Batman takes on “The Gorillas Boss of Gotham City” in BATMAN #75.

MAY: Hugo Marmon, a circus performer, shows up in a Batman costume and claims he was the first Batman, not Bruce Wayne in DETECTIVE COMICS #195.

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Lifelong Batman fan Bill "Jett" Ramey is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of His passions include Dallas Cowboys football, Elvis Presley, Rock music, cold beer, dive bars, the University of Texas Longhorns, and of course, Batman. He resides in the great state of Texas with his lovely wife ("Announcer Rachel") and his .5 Boston Terrier.