Batman, the super hero that fights crime, the detective, the strategist. Batman was, and still is, one of those characters that impacted the public for one reason, he was doing everything with his own hands, no superpowers.
A visual introduction to the evolution of Batman and its universe over time, by analyzing the movie posters of each period, from 1943 to 2012.
This is a follow-up to the History by design, 63 examples of horror movie posters.
When I was a kid all I ever wanted was to be like them, to fight the bad guys, protect the innocent and have super powers. Superman, Batman, Spiderman, X-Men, Flash, Green Lantern where my favorite. One of them stood out the most, not because he had some godlike power or used a ring to help him do good, because he was a simple man.
Having witnessed the murder of his parents as a child, he swore revenge on crime, an oath tempered with the greater ideal of justice. Wayne trains himself both physically and intellectually and dons a bat-themed costume in order to fight crime. Batman operates in the fictional American Gotham City, assisted by various supporting characters including his crime-fighting partner, Robin, his butler Alfred Pennyworth, the police commissioner Jim Gordon, and occasionally the heroine Batgirl. He fights an assortment of villains such as the Joker, Penguin, the Riddler, Two-Face, Poison Ivy and Catwoman. Unlike most superheroes, he does not possess any superpowers; he makes use of intellect, detective skills, science and technology, wealth, physical prowess, martial arts skills, an indomitable will, fear, and intimidation in his continuous war on crime.
In what fallows you will have an visual introduction to the different perceptions of the Batman, what he did, who he was and what he stand for. A visual introduction of Batman thrum the guide of movie posters.