Bat-Timeline – “Batman in 1991”


PREVIOUS:Batman in 1990.”  CLICK HERE for access to all  years in BOF’s Batman Timeline. – Bill “Jett” Ramey

JANUARY: Robin – albeit the Tim Drake version of the character – gets his own comic book series for the first time in the 51 year history of the character with ROBIN #1 (vol. 1).


JANUARY: Batman brings Harold Allnut to the Batcave and begins his career as its resident mechanic/inventor in BATMAN #458.


FEBRUARY: The serial killer Abattoir makes his first appearance in DETECTIVE COMICS #625.


MARCH: The strength-enhancing drug “venom” was introduced in LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #16. Batman takes the drug, gets hooked on it, and proceeds to lock himself in the Batcave to detox. The 5-part story would become the graphic novel, BATMAN: VENOM.


MAY: Ace, the Bat-Hound – this time minus the “Bat-Hound” moniker – was reintroduced in BATMAN #462.


JUNE: The sequel to 1989’s BATMAN live-action film, BATMAN RETURNS, begins filming at Warner Bros. Studio in Burbank, CA for a planned June 1992 release.


OCTOBER: The Tim Drake Robin gets a second miniseries in ROBIN II: THE JOKER’S WILD. In it, Tim Drake battles The Joker for the first time.

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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.