After witnessing his parents brutal murder as a child, millionaire-philanthropist Bruce Wayne pledges his life to fighting crime disguised as Batman. His long-time nemesis, The Joker, has sinister plans for the citizens of Gotham City. His greed is matched by his obsession with photojournalist Vicki Vale. But Batman is there to counter the Joker's every move. With the fate of Gotham and Vicki in the balance, will good or evil prevail?
Playlist: Batman Movie 1989
The Movie Worlds of Superman '78 and Batman '89 Are Heading to Comics in Two All-New DC Digital First Series!Fall in love with the Metropolis of Superman ’78 and the Gotham City of Batman ’89 all over again…beginning in their own #DCDigitalFirst comics on July 27! #Superman78 #Batman89
Crisis on Infinite Earths: To Share or Not to Share
We’re now over halfway through “Crisis on Infinite Earths,” and so far, I think we can all agree that it’s been a lot of fun. I can’t remember the last time I smiled as widely as I...
The Batman Experience - Restoring the 1989 Batsuit
The Batman Experience at 2019's San Diego Comic-Con offered fans a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see eighty years of Dark Knight history up close, including authentic props and costumes from his legacy of films. No collection of Bat-costumes would be complete without Michael Keaton's suit from...
Unlocking the History of the Multiverse
The CW’s recent “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover event exposed more people than ever before to the concept of DC’s Multiverse—the expanse of differing “Earths," each with their...
The Mantle of Batman is a Legacy
Since his debut, Batman has become a true cultural icon. Only a few fictional characters are treated with such reverence when a new actor is signed on to portray them.
Batman, a History of Heroics: 1980s-1990s
The 1980s was arguably the most consequential decade for Batman since his debut, with the release of three of his most widely read and influential storylines and the debut of his...