Blockbuster Summer: Holy Multi-Media!

Six, count 'em, six superheroes make the leap from comic-book pages to the Big Screen

BATMAN

THE BATMAN FIRST APPEARS AS A NIGHTTIME VIGILANTE IN 1939's "DETECTIVE COMICS" No.27

MOVIE SERIALS FEATURES THE CAPED CRUSADER DURING THE 1940s

POW! ADAM WEST PORTRAYS A CAMPY VERSION OF THE MASKED HERO FOR TV's 1966-68 SERIES

FRANK MILLER BRINGS THE EDGE BACK WITH A GRIM "THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS" IN 1986

TIM BURTON'S "BATMAN" STARTS A MOVIE FRANCHISE IN 1989

"BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES" RETURNS HIM TO THE TUBE FROM 1992 TO 1995

"BATMAN: YEAR ONE" IS IN THE WORKS AS THE NEXT MOVIE

SPIDER-MAN

RISKY AND WEIRD, THE FIRST STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE LAST ISSUE OF A...

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