Bat-Timeline – “Batman in 1960”


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MARCH: The Justice League of America is formed to defeat Starro the Conqueror – a giant alien starfish – in THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28.

APRIL: In an imaginary tale told by Alfred, Batman and Batwoman get married and then retire. Robin takes over as “Batman II” and the son of Bruce Wayne and Kathy Kane becomes “Robin II” in BATMAN #131.

SEPTEMBER: Batman and Robin fight the “Rainbow Creature” in BATMAN #134.

The Rainbow Creature appeared on BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD in the episode “Emperor Joker!”

OCTOBER: Batman becomes the “Negative Batman” in DETECTIVE COMICS #284.

NOVEMBER: Bat-Mite and Mr. Mxyzptlk meet for the first time in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS#113.

NOVEMBER: The Justice League gets its own title in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1.

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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.