Bat-Timeline – “Batman in 1980”

Originally posted on June 13, 2016


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JULY: Batman’s past is re-examined in the miniseries (one of DC’s first and the first for Batman) THE UNTOLD TALES OF THE BATMAN.

SEPTEMBER: “The Crime Doctor” makes his first appearance in Batman comics since the Golden Age in DETECTIVE COMICS #494.

NOVEMBER: A new version of the Teen Titans – led Robin Dick Grayson – premiered in THE NEW TEEN TITANS #1.

DECEMBER: A new Gotham City mob boss known as “The Squid” makes his debut in DETECTIVE COMICS #497.

Not a big “Batman” year for me personally, but I did buy — and still have — the THE UNTOLD TALES OF THE BATMAN miniseries. – Bill “Jett” Ramey


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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 (fan since birth/season ticket holder since 2000), Elvis Presley, Rock music, cold beer, dive bars, the city of Austin, his summer house in Minnesota, the University of Texas Longhorns and...THE BATMAN (fan for 50+ years)! He resides in the great state of Texas with his lovely wife ("Announcer Rachel"), his youngest son, and 1.5 Boston Terriers.