Chapter 11, A Bat-Quiz…
The Batcave was ___.
A. created by Bob Kane in DETECTIVE COMICS
B. created by Bill Finger in BATMAN
C. created by Jerry Robinson in WORLD’S FINEST COMICS
D. created by Gardner Fox and Dick Sprang in the syndicated BATMAN comic strip
E. None of the above
So, what’s the correct answer? Play the video below and then scroll past it to find out!
The answer is E.
“The Bats Cave” (yes, it was plural) was created in the 1943 BATMAN movie serial. – Michael Uslan
Dr. Michael Uslan is a Professor of Practice at the Indiana University Media School. He is the Executive Producer of many award-winning movies, including Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice; The Lego Movie; and The Dark Knight Trilogy: Batman Begins; The Dark Knight & The Dark Knight Rises. He is also the Executive Producer of a wide range of TV movies, animated TV Series, and documentaries. He won an Emmy Award for “Best Animated Series” with his production of Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? ®
Dr. Uslan was the instructor of both the first accredited college course and correspondence course on comic books (Indiana University 1971), and the author of the first textbook on comics, The Comic Book In America. He has authored a wide range of books and graphic novels, including, America At War- A History Of War Comics; Mysteries In Space- A History Of Science Fiction Comics; Best Of Archie; The Comic Book Revolution, and his memoir, The Boy Who Loved Batman. He worked with his friend and mentor, Stan Lee, on many comic books, including their most recent initiative, Just Imagine.
He is the recipient of the World’s first Doctorate of Comic Books, Monmouth University 2012, and also has a JD from Indiana University School of Law; M.S, Urban Education, Indiana University School of Education; and BA, History from Indiana University.