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    Bruce Wayne, who witnessed the murder of his billionaire parents as a child, swore to avenge their deaths. He trained extensively to achieve mental and physical perfection, mastering martial arts, detective skills, and criminal psychology. Costumed as a bat to prey on the fears of criminals, and utilizing a high-tech arsenal, he became the legendary Batman.

    What's your favorite version of Batman?

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    Edited By Stamps

     
    What version of Batman is "your" Batman?  There are several main versions. The Animated Series Batman, the Kelly Jones Batman with his pointy long ears on the cowl, the new Dick Grayson Batman stylized by Frank Quietly, The Jim Lee Batman which is a lot like the animated series Batman in look, or God forbid....the 1960's campy Adam West Batman.

    For me I will have to say that the "Animated Series Batman" as my favorite batman.  The Animated Series Batman was my first introduction to Batman, far before I ever got into comic books. I tuned into that show religiously when I was a little kid. He was for sure my starter drug into the world of comic books. And for that I will always have a special place in my heart for that Batman version.

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    #1  Edited By Supreme Marvel

    If he gets drawn like the image below, then Finch.
     

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    #2  Edited By Theodore
    @Supreme Marvel said:
    " If he gets drawn like the image below, then Finch.
     

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    I love that cover!! Probably the best pic of Batman I have seen.
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    #3  Edited By sexy_merc

    Don't have a specific one. BTAS, JL/ JLU Batman, comics Batman in general as Bruce (modern continuity on New Earth, don't like Batman One Million and alternate realities). I don't like any of the movie versions either. Batman from Arkham Asylum (the game) was cool too.

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    #4  Edited By Caligula

    Sam Keith's Batman.

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    Old School Batman.
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    #5  Edited By Supreme Marvel

    Always hated the yellow logo.

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    #6  Edited By Stamps
    @Supreme Marvel said:
    " Always hated the yellow logo. "
    I liked it on the black background on the bat-suit, but not on the blue and grey one.
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    #7  Edited By Stamps
    @Sexy Merc said:
    "

    Don't have a specific one. BTAS, JL/ JLU Batman, comics Batman in general as Bruce (modern continuity on New Earth, don't like Batman One Million and alternate realities). I don't like any of the movie versions either. Batman from Arkham Asylum (the game) was cool too.

    "
    Yeah I really liked the Arkham Asylum game batman, his forearms looked a little weird to me but realy cool overall.
    Nice icon by the way :)
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    #8  Edited By Supreme Marvel

    Yeah, the Arkham game was Awesome.
    Best comic game I've played.

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    #9  Edited By sexy_merc
    @Stamps:
    Thanks :). Yeah, the Arkham Asylum Batman was cool, he was a badass detective. I just wish he could've showed more humanity. :P
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    #10  Edited By Supreme Marvel
    @Sexy Merc said:
    " @Stamps: Thanks :). Yeah, the Arkham Asylum Batman was cool, he IS a badass detective. I just wish he could've showed more humanity. :P "
    Fixed.
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    #12  Edited By sexy_merc
    @Supreme Marvel said:
    " @Sexy Merc said:
    " @Stamps: Thanks :). Yeah, the Arkham Asylum Batman was cool, he IS a badass detective. I just wish he could've showed more humanity. :P "
    Fixed and you are the best around, nothing's going to ever bring you down. "

    Aww, thanks man :)
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    #13  Edited By Manchine

    My favorite version of Batman.  A Dead Batman.      
     

     
     
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    #14  Edited By captaincold1
    @Caligula said:

    " Sam Keith's Batman.
             

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    I really like that Old-School Batman design. Can you tell more about it where it came from or the artist?  
     
    I should add I also really dig Frank Quitely's take on Bats. 
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    #15  Edited By Supreme Marvel
    @Sexy Merc said:
    " @Supreme Marvel said:
    " @Sexy Merc said:
    " @Stamps: Thanks :). Yeah, the Arkham Asylum Batman was cool, he IS a badass detective. I just wish he could've showed more humanity. :P "
    Fixed and you are the best around, nothing's going to ever bring you down. "
    Aww, thanks man :) "
    Well in terms of Kyle Rayner, probably only Geoff Johns.
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    #16  Edited By Caligula
    @captaincold1: sorry not really, because I think it's fan art.
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    #17  Edited By captaincold1
    @Caligula: I really like the way it combines elements of the Black Batman costume with the traditional grey/blue. 
     
    Very cool. 
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    #18  Edited By Stamps
    @Supreme Marvel said:
    " Yeah, the Arkham game was Awesome. Best comic game I've played. "
    me too. it was really good. I'm so excited for this new sequel. I'm probably actually go out and get it at midnight when it comes out.
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    #19  Edited By Man of Lengend

    i love the animated one  from the beginning to batman beyond to justice leauge unlimited... and jim lee is my fav for comics
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    #20  Edited By Grubich
    @Stamps said:
    " What version of Batman is "your" Batman?  There are several main versions. The Animated Series Batman, the Kelly Jones Batman with his pointy long ears on the cowl, the new Dick Grayson Batman stylized by Frank Quietly, The Jim Lee Batman which is a lot like the animated series Batman in look, or God forbid....the 1960's campy Adam West Batman. For me I will have to say that the "Animated Series Batman" as my favorite batman.  The Animated Series Batman was my first introduction to Batman, far before I ever got into comic books. I tuned into that show religiously when I was a little kid. He was for sure my starter drug into the world of comic books. And for that I will always have a special place in my heart for that Batman version. "

    That's how I felt when I watched that show as a kid, but the 1989 Tim Burton film is what got me into Batman.
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    #21  Edited By Stamps
    @Man of Lengend said:
    " i love the animated one  from the beginning to batman beyond to justice leauge unlimited... and jim lee is my fav for comics "
    I like the Batman Beyond movie, but the Batman Beyond series itself never really wowed me.
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    #22  Edited By Precise

    Michael Turners Batman for me.
     

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    #23  Edited By Stamps
    @Precise said:
    " Michael Turners Batman for me.
     

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    Yeah that's a good one :)
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    #24  Edited By Dr. Maxwell

    Andy Kubert's Batman is one of my favorites, as is Tim Sale's
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    #25  Edited By Stamps
    @Dr. Maxwell said:
    " Andy Kubert's Batman is one of my favorites, as is Tim Sale's "
    I like the Kubert Batman, Tim Sale not so much.
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    #26  Edited By KRYPTON

    Frank Quitely's Batman and Robin (Bruce and Dick)  

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    #27  Edited By Stamps
    @KRYPTON said:
    " Frank Quitely's Batman and Robin (Bruce and Dick)   "
    Yeah. Next to the animated series Batman, the new Dick Grayson - Quitely version is probably my favorite. It's a fun look.
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    #28  Edited By grimreaper1980

    the terry mcginnis/batman beyond, because that was the best bat suit ever created, and i liked him as a character, i wish the show would never have ended

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    #29  Edited By Stamps
    @grimreaper1980 said:
    "the terry mcginnis/batman beyond, because that was the best bat suit ever created, and i liked him as a character, i wish the show would never have ended "

    Are you excited about the new comic? I'm for sure going to get it, I really hope it's good.
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    #30  Edited By TheBlueAngel93
    @grimreaper1980 said:
    " the terry mcginnis/batman beyond, because that was the best bat suit ever created, and i liked him as a character, i wish the show would never have ended "
    The suit is very awesome, with some "ness" thrown in ^___^

    @Stamps: I am, I love Batman Beyond!!! :D
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    #31  Edited By Dracade102

    Michael Keaton.

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    #32  Edited By Stamps
    @War Killer said:
    " @grimreaper1980 said:
    " the terry mcginnis/batman beyond, because that was the best bat suit ever created, and i liked him as a character, i wish the show would never have ended "
    The suit is very awesome, with some "ness" thrown in ^___^

    @Stamps: I am, I love Batman Beyond!!! :D "
    I know that the new one is supposed to be a limited series but I hope they do an ongoing that follows it.
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    #33  Edited By TheBlueAngel93
    @Stamps: I'd buy an ongoing.
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    #34  Edited By azmoday

    Jim Lee
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    #35  Edited By Krakoa

    Scott Hampton's Batman ftw. I almost said Bill Sienkiewicz because he's my all time favorite artist, but Hampton beat him by a narrow margin.

     Batman needs to be physically imposing but also demonstrate a level of emotional/mental vulnerability. 
     Batman needs to be physically imposing but also demonstrate a level of emotional/mental vulnerability. 
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    #36  Edited By ssejllenrad

    The film's Dark Knight... Except the voice...

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    #37  Edited By Stamps
    @ssejllenrad:  Yeah the voice is pretty bad.
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    #38  Edited By DH69

    dead is my favorite version :p

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    #39  Edited By ManuelPrez

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    this batman can do anything even sing oh did I forgot that is Kevin Conroy making his voice acting
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    #41  Edited By TimDrakeRedRobin
    @LT1085:
    oh my god that made me laugh so hard...
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    #42  Edited By TimDrakeRedRobin

    as for me i like batman to be a dark portrayal the best. i cant exactly pick my favoite artist but the darker the batman the better. i like the comics that are dark and persinol showing struggles in the mind and body as he overcomes his foe. it just gets me more into the story. but i also loved batman the animated series and for that. everytime i read a batman comic i hear kevin conroys voice for all of batmans lines.and mark hamill for all of jokers. and i have always used my own voice for tim drakes. i blame my friends for telling me i look like and act like him...
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    #43  Edited By cfkane1701

    My favorites are the Jim Aparo Batman and the Norm Breyfogle Batman from the 90's.

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    #44  Edited By The Jeff

    I like TAS all around, but Jim Lee draws the best Batman

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    #45  Edited By Gambit1024

     
     

    The Batman from Batman: Arkham Asylum is my Batman. I think they took the design from Michael Turner
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    #46  Edited By Blackestnight1

    The second one in Gotham Knight.  Also the one from Batman Superman public enemies.

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    #47  Edited By I'maDC/ImageGuy!

    Tragic hero/Jim Lee Batman.

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    #48  Edited By Stamps
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    The Batman from Batman: Arkham Asylum is my Batman. I think they took the design from Michael Turner "
    Yeah the ArkhamAsylum version is really good...the forearms look a little weird but overall a very cool version of Bats
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    @Supreme Marvel said:
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    #50  Edited By JerryDeLaGhetto
    @Stamps: My favorite is Batman Beyond, it seems Terry McGinnis goes through excruciating pain as being the Batman of Tomorrow.

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