Batman Comic Books and Books
It was in may of 1939 when Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27, and since then has made many other appearances in the comics. He was originally call The Bat Man, and because of his popularity he soon got his own comic. Since then there has been many other spin off comics and versions of Batman. Most still stick somewhat to the original story of the Rich Bruce Wayne who watched his parents die in the streets of Gotham.