Imagine a world where Batman never existed. What would the DC Universe look like? What would pop culture look like? What kind of memes would people post if they didn’t have that image of Batman slapping Robin?
Everyone knows the story of that night in Crime Alley: Zorro, shortcut, mugger, pearls, tragedy, vow. The scene which set a young Bruce Wayne inexorably towards his identity as Batman is an indelible part of our culture.