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Old 04-21-17, 06:20 PM
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"Batman And Bill". Hulu documentary about Bill Finger- 5/6/17



I can't wait to see the saga of Bill Finger finally getting credit for co-creating Batman.
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Old 04-21-17, 10:48 PM
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Looks good. But I don't have Hulu.
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Old 04-22-17, 04:41 PM
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I think you can get a free month trial with Hulu. Just cancel before the month is over.
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Bob Kane must have been a piece of work, there are so many apocryphal stories circulating that trash him.

The clown painting story probably being the most famous of them.

http://www.chud.com/community/t/96681/bob-kane-story
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Old 05-06-17, 08:06 PM
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Just finished seeing it. Definitely a tear jerker to see a wrong made into a right finally giving Bill Finger credit for co creating Batman. I highly recommend watching it.
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Excellent doc. Definitely shed a few tears at the end.
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Old 05-08-17, 08:53 AM
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I thought this was pretty good. It was an interesting tale showing the writer's passion to make sure that someone finally recognized Bill Finger as Batman's co-creator. I forgot how ridiculous Bob Kane's gravestone is. One thing that I was surprised they didn't mention was they story about how Bob Kane supposedly got rights to lifetime Batman royalties by screwing Siegel and Schuster.

Still a good documentary and yes it got me teary eyed.
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Old 05-12-17, 09:40 AM
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Damn, Kane fucked Finger over and maybe he could have done something about it before he died but as suggested in the doc. the lie became too big. I think the worst part is he didn't even help out Finger before he passed away. How hard would that have been to do?
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Old 05-13-17, 04:09 AM
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Wow, Bob Kane does have a weird gravestone.

I'm going to check this out.
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Pee on it.
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Old 05-18-17, 02:21 AM
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Wonder what Bob Kane's Widow, Elizabeth Sanders thinks about all this?
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Old 05-18-17, 11:46 AM
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I don't know if I'll ever get around to watching this, but what was Finger's contribution?
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Everything except the name "Bat-Man."
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Originally Posted by The Valeyard View Post
Everything except the name "Bat-Man."
Truth. Kane was the biggest asshole in comics it appears, but smart in a mercenary way I guess. There's a good cartoon about this by Ty Templeton iirc.

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Old 05-19-17, 05:48 PM
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I happen to have Hulu for a month and was hesitant to watch this considering I've never been a big Batman fan but I'm glad I did, it was really good.
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Truth. Kane was the biggest asshole in comics it appears, but smart in a mere nearly way I guess. There's a good cartoon about this by Ty Templeton iirc.

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Old 05-20-17, 11:01 AM
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Wow, if that's on point then that's quite a bit of work Finger did.
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Thanks Valeyard, and I fixed my silly autocorrect fail there.
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Wonder what Bob Kane's Widow, Elizabeth Sanders thinks about all this?
Considering Bob Kane had a networth of $50 million dollars she's probably not caring a whole lot.
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Old 10-11-18, 03:21 AM
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DC use to publish a comic called "REAL FACTS COMICS" in issue 5 they did a feature on how Bob Kane created BATMAN.
I haven't vomit in years but after seeing this article on CBR, I threw up.

https://www.cbr.com/batman-dc-comics...fact-bob-kane/
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DC use to publish a comic called "REAL FACTS COMICS" in issue 5 they did a feature on how Bob Kane created BATMAN.
I haven't vomit in years but after seeing this article on CBR, I threw up.

https://www.cbr.com/batman-dc-comics...fact-bob-kane/
I believe this old blog was posted here before and I'm sure most of you guys have read this already.

http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/389/
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