Batman, the Caped Crusader needs no introduction! He has been everyone’s childhood hero and still continues to save the world. So if you are a fan (read on if even if you are not), check out these 10 cool facts about Batman that you should know!
#1. The Name
Batman’s real name Bruce Wayne comes from two iconic figures’ names. One was Robert the Bruce, a Scottish national hero and the other Mad Anthony Wayne, who was a hero of American Revolution.
#2. Batman beat Darkseid twice
The end boss of DC Universe, Darkseid is an evil god who can give even superman a tough time. Even though Batman is just a mortal, he has beat this evil god on two occasions.
#3. There is a course on batman
At the University of Victoria in Canada, there is actually a course called ‘The Science of Batman’. The course description is: “The extreme range of adaptability of the human body explored thorough the life of the Caped Crusader.”
#4. Batman has killed people
Though he known for his not-killing people stance today but there was a time when Batman actually killed people. Way back in 30s or 50s, he would frequently hurl gangsters off rooftops or hurl them in vats of acid. He even killed a group of henchmen with a machine-gun.
#5. His costume wasn’t always dark
It’s pretty obvious that Batman’s favourite colour would be black given his love for brooding. But initially, he looked way different than his real self. His original creator Bob Kane designed him wearing a red leotard with black pants, blonde hair and a basic eye-mask. The design was later revised by Bill Finger.