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Bob Kane (I) (1915–1998)


Bob Kane was born on October 24, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Kahn. He was a writer, known for Batman Begins (2005), Batman (1989) and The Dark Knight (2008). He was married to Elizabeth Sanders. He died on November 3, 1998 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2021 The Batman (Batman created by) (announced)
  Arkham: Tales of the Dark Knight (TV Series) (Batman created by - 2 episodes) (pre-production)
- Escape from Gotham ... (Batman created by)
- Pilot ... (Batman created by)
  Interview with the Batman (Short) (characters) (pre-production)
  The Lego Batman Movie 2 (Batman created by)
  DC Super Hero Girls (TV Series) (Batman created by - 7 episodes, 2019) (Batman Created by - 1 episode, 2019)
- #SuperWho? (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #Beeline (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #SweetJustice Part 4 (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #SweetJustice Part 3 (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- #SweetJustice Part 2 (2019) ... (Batman created by)
 2015-2019 Gotham (TV Series) (based on the characters created by - 74 episodes)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: The Beginning... (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: They Did What? (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: I Am Bane (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: The Trial of Jim Gordon (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: Nothing's Shocking (2019) ... (based on the characters created by)
 2019 Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Video) (Batman created by)
 2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (Batman created by)
 2010-2019 Young Justice (TV Series) (Batman created by - 31 episodes)
- Triptych (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- Princes All (2019) ... (Batman created by)
- Endgame (2013) ... (Batman created by)
- Alienated (2012) ... (Batman created by)
- Happy New Year (2012) ... (Batman created by)
 2018 Birds of Feather (TV Series) (characters)
 2018 Batman: The Dark Knight (Short) (characters)
 2018 The Death of Superman (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2018 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (Batman and Robin created by)
 2018 Catwoman Retribution (Short) (characters by)
 2018 Batman Ninja (character created by: Batman)
 2018 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: The Flash (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016-2018 Justice League Action (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 41 episodes)
- She Wore Red Velvet (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Unleashed (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Captain Bamboozle (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Barehanded (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Watchtower Tours (2018) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2018 Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (Batman created by)
 2018 Scooby-Doo & Batman: The Brave and the Bold (based on characters created by: Batman)
 2017 Justice League Action Shorts (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 3 episodes)
- Clown Party (2017) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Eezy Freezy (2017) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Skyjacked (2017) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2017 A Message From The Joker (Short) (characters)
 2017 Justice League (Batman created by)
 2017 Batman vs. Two-Face (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2017 Batman and Harley Quinn (character created by: Batman)
 2017 The Lego Batman Movie (Batman created by)
 2017 Justice League Dark (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Return to Arkham (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Dante (Short) (creator)
 2016 Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: The Killing Joke (Batman created by)
 2016 Lego DC Comics Superheroes: Justice League - Gotham City Breakout (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Justice League vs. Teen Titans (Video) (Batman created by)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Batman created by)
 2016 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League - Cosmic Clash (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman: Bad Blood (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2016 Batman V Arrow (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Sling Bat (Short) (Batman Creator)
 2015 Lego DC Super Heroes: Justice League - Attack of the Legion of Doom! (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Cartoon Superheroes Abridged (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (characters)
 2015 Batman: Arkham Knight (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 1 episode)
- Twisted (2015) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Batman Unlimited (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 1 episode)
- Training Standoff (2015) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2015 DC Super Friends (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 4 episodes)
- The World's Finest Supervillain Hideout (2015) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Lexportation (2015) ... (character created by: Batman)
- The Brave & the Bald (2015) ... (character created by: Batman)
- The Cape and the Clown (2015) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Batman vs. Robin (Video) (Batman created by)
 2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2015 Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2014 Caped Crusader: The Dark Hours (characters)
 2014 Gotham's Arkham Knight (TV Mini-Series short) (second writer - 1 episode)
- Dinner with the Bat (2014) ... (second writer)
  Beware the Batman (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 22 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (characters - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- Doppleganger (2014) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Alone (2014) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Twist (2014) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Epitaph (2014) ... (characters)
- Choices (2014) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2014 The Man Who Laughs (Short) (characters)
 2014 The Great Mistake of Dr. Miles (Video short) (characters)
 2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham (Video) (Batman created by)
 2014 Batman: Crusader (Batman created by)
 2014 Son of Batman (Video) (Batman created by)
 2014 Justice League: War (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2014 JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2013 Batman (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 Batman: Face to Face (Short) (characters)
 2013 Robin's Shopping Trip (Short) (characters)
 2013 Dark Nights (TV Series) (characters)
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins - Blackgate (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 1 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 2 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 3 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman's Lego Adventure: Part 4 (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 The Dark Knight in the Playroom: Bloopers (Video short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Honest Trailers (TV Series) (characters: Batman - 1 episode)
- Batman & Robin (2013) ... (characters: Batman - uncredited)
 2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2013 Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2013 The Batman: A Fan Film (Short) (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2012 The Batman (Video short) (characters)
 2012 Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2012 Puppet Master (Short) (creator - uncredited)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (characters)
 2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2012 Batman Revealed (characters)
 2012 Batman: Legend of Arkham City (Video) (characters)
 2012 Justice League: Doom (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2011 Batman: Arkham City (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
 2008-2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 65 episodes)
- Bold Beginnings! (2011) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Triumvirate of Terror! (2011) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Sword of the Atom! (2011) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Time Out for Vengeance! (2011) ... (character created by: Batman)
- The Scorn of the Star Sapphire! (2011) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2011 Seeds of Arkham (Video short) (character: Batman)
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video) (Batman created by)
 2011 Batman: Night's End (Short) (creator)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2010 Batman: Under the Red Hood (Video) (Batman created by)
 2008-2010 The Joker Blogs (TV Series) (characters - 14 episodes)
- Shotgun Wedding (2010) ... (characters)
- Road Trip (2009) ... (characters)
- Dinner with the Arkhams (2009) ... (characters)
- Let Sleeping Dogs Lyle (2009) ... (characters)
- Car Trouble (2009) ... (characters)
 2010 Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2009 Batman: Arkham Asylum (Video Game) (character created by: Batman)
  Batman: Black and White (TV Series) (creator: Batman - 10 episodes, 2009) (character "Batman" - 10 episodes, 2008)
- Sunrise (2009) ... (creator)
- Monsters in the Closet (2009) ... (creator)
- Legend (2009) ... (creator)
- In Dreams (2009) ... (creator)
- I'll Be Watching (2009) ... (creator)
 2009 Batman Date with Destiny (Short) (characters)
 2008 Batman: The Dark Knight (Video short) (based on characters created by)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Relic of Gotham (Short) (characters)
 2008 The Dark Knight (characters)
 2008 Batman: Gotham Knight (Video) (creator)
 2008 Justice League: The New Frontier (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2007 Arkham Asylum Fan Film (Short) (characters)
 2004-2006 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 39 episodes)
- Destroyer (2006) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Alive! (2006) ... (character created by: Batman - credit only)
- Far from Home (2006) ... (character created by: Batman - credit only)
- The Great Brain Robbery (2006) ... (character created by: Batman - credit only)
- Patriot Act (2006) ... (character created by: Batman - credit only)
 2004-2006 The Batman (TV Series) (comic strip - 8 episodes)
- Gotham's Ultimate Criminal Mastermind (2006) ... (comic strip)
- The Icy Depths (2006) ... (comic strip)
- The Big Chill (2004) ... (comic strip)
- The Man Who Would Be Bat (2004) ... (comic strip)
- The Cat and the Bat (2004) ... (comic strip)
 2005 The Batman vs. Dracula (Video) (characters)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game) (characters)
 2005 Batman Begins (characters)
 2005 Batman: New Times (Video short) (characters)
 2004 World's Finest (Short) (characters)
 2004 Grayson (Short) (characters)
 2004 Catwoman (characters)
 2001-2004 Justice League (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 52 episodes)
- Starcrossed: Part III (2004) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Starcrossed: Part II (2004) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Starcrossed (2004) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Comfort and Joy (2003) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Wild Cards: Part II (2003) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2003 Dark Justice (Short) (character: Batman)
 2003 The Death of Batman (Short) (characters)
 2003 Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2003 Chase Me (Video short) (creator)
 2003 Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Batman: Dark Tomorrow (Video Game) (creator)
 2002 Dan Harmon's Batman (Video short) (characters)
 2002 Birds of Prey (TV Series) (Batman, Alfred, Joker, Catwoman characters)
 1999-2001 Batman Beyond (TV Series) (character created by: Batman - 52 episodes)
- Unmasked (2001) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Countdown (2001) ... (character created by: Batman)
- The Curse of the Kobra: Part 2 (2001) ... (character created by: Batman)
- The Curse of the Kobra: Part 1 (2001) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Betrayal (2000) ... (character created by: Batman)
 2001 Batman: Vengeance (Video Game) (based on the Batman characters by)
 2001 Batman: Gotham City Racer (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Batman: Chaos in Gotham (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Video) (character created by: Batman)
 2000 Batman Beyond (Video Game) (characters)
  Superman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (Batman created by - 3 episodes, 1997) (character created by: Batman - 2 episodes, 1998 - 1999)
- The Demon Reborn (1999) ... (character created by: Batman)
- Knight Time (1998) ... (character created by: Batman)
- World's Finest: Part II (1997) ... (Batman created by)
- World's Finest: Part III (1997) ... (Batman created by)
- World's Finest (1997) ... (Batman created by)
 1997-1999 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series) (Batman created by - 24 episodes)
- Mad Love (1999) ... (Batman created by)
- Beware the Creeper (1998) ... (Batman created by)
- Judgment Day (1998) ... (Batman created by)
- Chemistry (1998) ... (Batman created by)
- Girl's Night Out (1998) ... (Batman created by)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie) (characters)
 1998 Batman & Robin (Video Game) (characters)
 1998 Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (Video) (Batman created by)
 1997 The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (TV Movie) (creator)
 1997 Batman & Robin (Batman characters)
 1996 Batman Forever: The Arcade Game (Video Game) (characters)
 1992-1995 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (Batman created by - 85 episodes)
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1995) ... (Batman created by)
- A Bullet for Bullock (1995) ... (Batman created by)
- Catwalk (1995) ... (Batman created by)
- Showdown (1995) ... (Batman created by)
- The Terrible Trio (1995) ... (Batman created by)
 1995 Batman Forever (characters)
 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (character created by: Batman)
 1992 Batman: Revenge of the Joker (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Batman Returns (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Batwoman & Catgirl (Video) (based on story)
 1992 The Dark Knight's First Night (TV Short) (Batman created by - uncredited)
 1992 Batman Returns (Batman characters)
 1991 Batman (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Alyas Batman en Robin (characters - uncredited)
 1989 Batman (Video Game) (characters)
 1989 Holy Batmania (Video documentary short) (Batman creator)
 1989 Batman (Batman characters)
 1988 Batman: The Caped Crusader (Video Game) (characters)
 1979 The World's Greatest SuperFriends (TV Series) (character Batman - uncredited)
 1978 Challenge of the Superfriends (TV Series) (characters: Batman, Robin, Scarecrow, Riddler - uncredited)
 1977 The New Adventures of Batman (TV Series) (characters - 16 episodes)
- This Looks Like a Job for Bat-Mite! (1977) ... (characters)
- Have an Evil Day: Part Two (1977) ... (characters)
- Have an Evil Day: Part One (1977) ... (characters)
- Birds of a Feather Fool Around Together (1977) ... (characters)
- Dead Ringers (1977) ... (characters)
 1976 Fury of the Dragon (characters: Batman scene)
 1974 The Three Stooges Follies (comics)
 1972 Batwoman and Robin Meet the Queen of the Vampires (characters - uncredited)
 1972 Batwoman and Robin (characters - uncredited)
 1968 The Batman/Superman Hour (TV Series) (characters)
 1968 The Batwoman (based on the story - uncredited)
 1966-1968 Batman (TV Series) (based upon characters appearing in "Batman" and "Detective" comics magazines created by - 120 episodes)
- Minerva, Mayhem and Millionaires (1968) ... (based upon characters appearing in "Batman" and "Detective" comics magazines created by)
- The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra (1968) ... (based upon characters appearing in "Batman" and "Detective" comics magazines created by)
- The Joker's Flying Saucer (1968) ... (based upon characters appearing in "Batman" and "Detective" comics magazines created by)
- I'll Be a Mummy's Uncle (1968) ... (based upon characters appearing in "Batman" and "Detective" comics magazines created by)
- The Great Train Robbery (1968) ... (based upon characters appearing in "Batman" and "Detective" comics magazines created by)
 1967 Batman Fights Dracula (Batman character - uncredited)
 1967 Caprice (Batman television sequence based on characters created by, appearing in Batman and Detective comics magazines)
 1966 James Batman (character - uncredited)
 1966 Cool McCool (TV Series) (creator)
 1966 Batman: The Movie (based upon the characters created by)
 1965 Alyas Batman at Robin (characters)
 1964 Batman and Robin (Short) (characters)
  Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse (TV Series) (85 episodes, 1960 - 1962) (creator - 45 episodes, 1960 - 1962)
- The Case of the Prison Caper (1962) ... (creator)
- The Case of the Fortune Teller (1962) ... (creator)
- The Case of the Great Impersonations (1962) ... (creator)
- The Case of the Frog's Vacation (1962) ... (creator)
- The Case of the Stolen Treasure Map (1962) ... (creator)
 1949 Batman and Robin (comic book created by)
 1943 Batman (comic books created by)
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There were other Batman writers throughout the years but they could never capture the style and flavor of Bill's scripts. Bill Finger was the best writer in the business and it seemed that he was destined to write Batman. See more »

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Personally recommended Jack Nicholson for the role of the Joker in the original Batman (1989) film. See more »

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Frequently deals with dark themes in his comics See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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