Interesting facts about the 'Dark Knight'

Jul 20, 2012, 14:28 IST | A Correspondent

We celebrate the release of 'The Dark Knight Rises' with some interesting facts about Batman who is also called the 'Cape Crusader' and 'The Dark Knight'

Finally the wait is over for Batman fans as the final installment of Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan hits the screens worldwide. Some interesting and rare facts about the 'Dark Knight'


The Dark Knight Rises, batman, Christian Bale
A still from 'The Dark Knight Rises'. Pic Santa/Banta

Batman hates guns
The Dark Knight refuses to use them after a gun killed his parents
When Batman made his big screen debut
'Batman Dracula' was the first Batman movie produced and directed by Andy Warhol in 1964. The film was reportedly released without the permission of DC Comics
Longest-running Batman
Kevin Conroy, who voiced the animated Batman in cartoon series, video games and animated movies for 12 years, is credited to have played Batman more than anyone else 
Superhit game
'Batman: Arkham Asylum' is an action-adventure video game which holds a Guinness World Record for 'Most Critically Acclaimed Superhero Game Ever'
The very first vehicle that the Batman drove was a Batplane. The famed Bat-mobile was introduced later
One of the greatest comic heroes
In 2011, Batman was placed second on IGN's Top 100 Comic Book Heroes of All Time, after Superman (Wikipedia)
Batman begins
The first Batman story, 'The Case of the Chemical Syndicate,' was published in 1939
Box-office hit
Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight' has been listed as one of the highest grossing films of all time

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