APRIL: Villains Tweeledee and Tweedledum are introduced in DETECTIVE COMICS #74.
APRIL/MAY: Alfred the butler is introduced in BATMAN #16. The original version of Aflred (who’s first sir name was “Beagle,” not “Pennyworth”) was depicted as a short and portly as opposed to the tall and thin version we know best.
JULY: Batman hits the silver screen for the first time in Columbia Picture’s 15-chapter serial titled THE BATMAN. Lewis Wilson and Douglas Croft starred as Batman and Robin respectively.
NOVEMBER: Mortimer Drake, AKA “The Cavalier,” debuts in DETECTIVE COMICS #81 and goes on to become another recurring Bat-foe.