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Superman and Batman (commonly known as Batman and Superman) is a the two superheroes characters and the official un-mascot company of DC Comics, first appeared in 1939.

Superman and Batman is a American longest-running franchise from DC's Superman and DC's Batman from the DC Comics two franchises, owned by Warner Bros.

Superman and Batman is meet for the first time in debut 1939.

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PublisherDC Comics
First appearanceAction Comics #1 (April 1938)
Created byJerry Siegel
Joe Shuster
CharactersClark Kent
Hank Henshaw
See alsoAlternative versions of Superman

Superman is the alias of a number of DC Comics characters, the original and best known being Clark Kent.


Superman (Kal-El/Clark Kent)[]

Clark Kent is the main character associated with the Superman alias.

John Henry Irons[]

After Superman's demise, John Henry Irons made a suit of armor and cape emblazoned with the Superman-insignia, as tribute to the fallen Man of Steel. Unfortunately, he was lumped in with the other Superman impostors, even though he made no claim to the name. Eventually dubbed "Steel" by the resurrected Superman, he became a close ally and friend to Kal-El.

Kon-El/Conner Kent[]

The modern Superboy, Kon-El is a clone created from the combined genetic material of the Man of Steel and Lex Luthor. He arrived in Metropolis shortly after Superman's death. Originally, he had no name besides "Superman".[1] When the original Superman returned, he declared that the clone had earned the name "Superboy", much to his dismay. Superboy eventually became a hero is his own right, and Superman came to think of him as family, giving him the Kryptonian name of Kon-El and the human alias Conner Kent, cousin to Clark. Early on they were told by Cadmus that Kon-El had been created from genetically engineered human DNA and made to look like Superman, but eventually this was retconned so that 50% of his DNA actually does come from Superman (despite Cadmus earlier concluding that this was impossible due to the far greater complexity of Kryptonian DNA, which has far more chromosomes than humans). They also learned that the genetically engineered human DNA came from Luthor, rather than Paul Westfield as initially stated by Cadmus. In a future depicted in the Titans Tomorrow story arc, Conner becomes a tyrannical Superman after Kal-El dies again. Although Conner died during the Infinite Crisis (2006), his future self, as Superman, is part of a story arc in Teen Titans, published in late 2007. The second Titans Tomorrow Conner is Tim Drake's clone of the original. The first Conner returned to life during the events of Final Crisis in the story Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds and remained active within the DC universe up until The New 52 reboot, where he is once again just beginning his career as a super hero.


The Eradicator also emerged as a Superman impostor, "the Last Son of Krypton", during the Reign of the Supermen. No longer able to absorb energy directly from the sun, he used Kal-El's body as a power source. He eventually became delusional and believed himself to be Superman, but this taught him humanity. He eventually gave his life to stop the Cyborg Superman and restore Kal-El's powers.

Hank Henshaw[]

Hank Henshaw was one of several to claim the name of Superman, following the original's death. To differentiate him from the others, the press dubbed him the Cyborg Superman. After the Coast City incident, he was referred to simply as the Cyborg (not to be confused with Victor Stone). He is currently a member of the Sinestro Corps.

Kal Kent[]

In the 853rd century, Kal Kent is the last scion of the Superman Dynasty and the leader of Justice Legion A.

Cover of Batman vol. 2, #3 (January 2012). Art by Ivan Reis.
PublisherDC Comics
First appearanceDetective Comics #27 (May 1939)
Created byBob Kane (concept)
Bill Finger (uncredited)
CharactersBruce Wayne
Jean-Paul Valley
Dick Grayson
See alsoAlternative versions of Batman

Batman is the name of a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.


Batman (Bruce Wayne)[]

Bruce Wayne is the main character associated with the Batman alias.

Hugo Strange[]

Having discovered Batman's secret identity, Hugo Strange drugs Bruce Wayne and usurps the role for a time.[2]

Jean-Paul Valley[]

When Bruce Wayne's back is broken by Bane during the Knightfall storyline, Jean-Paul Valley, better known as Azrael, replaced him until he was deemed a poor replacement for Bruce Wayne and was subsequently replaced by Dick Grayson.[3][4]

Dick Grayson[]

Although best known as Batman's teen sidekick Robin and as his independent, adult persona Nightwing, Grayson became Batman twice. The first time was during Knightfall when Valley proved an unsuitable replacement[5] (although it was never the intention to kill off Batman at this time)[4] and the second time was following the apparent death of Wayne in the Batman R.I.P. storyline.[6] During the Battle for the Cowl storyline which followed Batman R.I.P. other characters briefly assumed the role, Jason Todd and Tim Drake, before the alias finally passed to Grayson. Grayson has also donned the costume on least one other occasion, although it was merely for one issue.

Tim Drake[]

The third Robin. Tim Drake briefly assumed the role of Batman before "Batman: Battle for the Cowl", and then again during the event itself. He replaces Bruce Wayne in some continuities, notably the Titans Tomorrow continuity. He has also assumed the role in an apocalyptic future, after the "Futures End" storyline.

Jason Todd[]

The second Robin. Jason Todd usurped the identity of Batman during "Battle for the Cowl", but was defeated by Dick Grayson, who became Batman following. He is the second Batman on Earth-15.

Damian Wayne[]

The 5th and current Robin. Portrayed as the successor to Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson in a possible future of mainstream continuity (prior to Flashpoint).

Terry McGinnis[]

The second Batman in the DCAU/Earth-12 universe and the fourth Batman in a possible future of mainstream continuity (prior to Flashpoint).

Jim Gordon[]

Following Bruce Wayne's apparent death in Batman #40, Gordon took up the mantle in Divergence #1 (both issues being part of The New 52).

See also[]

See also[]


  1. First appearance in Adventures of Superman #500, 1993
  2. "Hugo Strange (comic book character)". Comicvine.com. Archived from the original on 11 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-13. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (|url-status= suggested) (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Doug Moench (w), Jim Aparo (a). "Killer's Bane" Batman 489 (February 1993), DC Comics
  4. 4.0 4.1 Cronin, Brian (March 13, 2008). "Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #146". Comic Book Resources.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Doug Moench (w), Mike Gustovich (p), Romeo Tanghal (i). "Part One: Robin and Batman" Batman 512 (November 1994), DC Comics
  6. Tony Daniel (w), Tony Daniel (p), Sandu Florea (i). "Last Man Standing" Batman: Battle for the Cowl 3 (July 2009), DC Comics


External links[]

  • Batman at the DC Database Project