Batman will celebrate his 84th birthday later this year. In 1939, the Caped Crusader exploded onto the pages of Detective Comics and hasn’t stopped fighting crime since. Now a rock-solid cultural icon, Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego have delighted generations around the world across movies, TV shows, video games, and comic books.
It’s a tough question, but when was the character at his best? Bat-fans on DC_Cinematic are trying to puzzle out in which years the Dark Knight was most compelling, and the most popular answer is surprisingly recent: