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I’m Batman - And I’m 75!


According to DC Comics, March 30 marked the 75th anniversary of the first appearance of Batman (in “Detective Comics” #27).
I’m proud to have been a fan of the Caped Crusader (created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger) for two-thirds of that span.
With Batman and Robin available in 12-cent comic books on the spinner rack at Sharp’s Drive-In Market, via the syndicated newspaper strip in the evening Nashville Banner and on TV in the campy, tongue-in-cheek version starring Adam West and Burt Ward, my routine in first grade was preordained. Each day at recess, Jeff McClendon and ...

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