Are Detective Comics and Batman the same?

Are Detective Comics and Batman the same?

The Batman comic book series focuses primarily on Batman’s solo adventures, while Detective Comics is more of an ensemble series featuring other members of the Bat-Family. DC Comics, for those of you that are not familiar with the story behind the comics, is a major American comic book publisher founded back in 1934.

Is The Dark Knight Returns a sequel to Year One?

The two stories came out the same year, have the same writer, and showcase the beginning and end of Batman’s career. That said, they don’t take place in the same continuity.

Is DC still called Detective Comics?

Detective Comics is an American comic book series published by Detective Comics, later shortened to DC Comics. The first volume, published from 1937 to 2011 (and later continued in 2016), is best known for introducing the superhero Batman in Detective Comics #27 (cover-dated May 1939).

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Who is the current Batman in the comics?

Bruce Wayne
The New 52 Bruce Wayne is the only character to be identified as Batman and is featured in Batman, Detective Comics, Batman and Robin, and Batman: The Dark Knight. Dick Grayson returns to the mantle of Nightwing and appears in his own ongoing series.

Are there different Batman universes?

There are currently a couple of Batmans running around the new DC Universe in addition to the mainstream Bruce Wayne. There’s Thomas Wayne as Flashpoint Batman (Bruce’s father it’s a long story, keep reading) and there’s Tim Fox as the ‘next’ Batman.

Who was the last Batman?

Christian Bale. The Welsh-born star played Batman/Bruce Wayne across three films in Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy: Batman Begins in 2005, The Dark Knight in 2008 and The Dark Knight Rises in 2012. The franchise’s last two films grossed over $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

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Are Batman Year One and Dark Knight Returns connected?

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One have been critically-acclaimed since their first published. While only Year One was meant to be canon, Miller eventually revealed that he considered both stories as part of his Dark Knight Universe.

What is the DC Animated Universe?

The DC Animated Universe, or DCAU, is the name given to the shared continuity existing between the DC Comics-based animated series Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, The New Batman Adventures, Batman Beyond, The Zeta Project, Static Shock, Gotham Girls, Lobo: Webseries, Justice League, and Justice League Unlimited.

Are there any DC Comics in the Batman TV series?

On some occasions, information from the comics is used—if a DCAU original character goes unnamed in the show itself. Examples include Dottie, Tayko and Weasel from Batman Beyond . Many easy reading books were written, as tie-ins to Batman: The Animated Series, Static Shock, Justice League and others.

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What is the official DC Comics website?

DCComics.com: Welcome to the Official Site for DC. DC is home to the “World’s Greatest Super Heroes,” including SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN, GREEN LANTERN, THE FLASH, AQUAMAN and more. In the name of his murdered parents, Bruce Wayne wages eternal war on the criminals of Gotham City. He is vengeance. He is the night. He is Batman.

What animated Batman movies are part of the continuity?

The New Batman Adventures (1997-1999 on Kids WB; compiled into The New Batman/Superman Adventures) The following animated movies are also part of the continuity: Two canonical DCAU Macromedia Flash web cartoon series were downloadable from the WB website. As can be expected, the animation wasn’t up to par with the television shows.