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In the midst of the current cinematic success of Marvel, it’s adversary DC is celebrating the 80th anniversary from when Batman first made his comic appearance. In Los Angeles an exhibition has just opened.

First appearing as socialite turned crimefighter Bruce Wayne in Detective Comics 27 on March 30 1939, Batman or the Dark Knight has stood as a symbol of determination bravery and justice to generations of fans for 80 years.

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He has influenced every area of modern entertainment appearing in countless comic books, television series, video games, theme parks and toys, collectibles apparel and lifestyle products as well as blockbuster animated and live action films.

At the Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles, California   a Batman exhibition, as part of the 20th Century Superhero Legends exhibit, has been inaugurated to mark the anniversary of the superhero. The exhibit will include original props and memorabilia from the batman comics, through the television series and feature films through today, as well as screen accurate replicas of their costumes.

 

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