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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A life-long Batman fan, Bill "Jett" Ramey is the founder of BATMAN ON FILM. His passions include Dallas Cowboys football, Elvis Presley, Rock music, cold beer, dive bars, the University of Texas Longhorns, of course, Batman. He resides in the great state of Texas with his lovely wife ("Announcer Rachel"), his youngest son, and his .5 Boston Terrier.