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 Bob (Kahn) Kane  (1915 - 1998)

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Lived/Active: California/New York      Known for: Batman comic-strip artist

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BIOGRAPHY for Bob Kane
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Birth
1915 (New York City)
 
Death
1998 (Los Angeles, California)

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California/New York


Self portrait - Self Portrait as a Baby Drawn on Batman Stationery Original Art (undated)


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Batman comic-strip artist

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Bob Kane (born Robert Kahn, October 24, 1915 – November 3, 1998) was an American comic book artist and writer, credited as the creator of the DC Comics superhero Batman.  He was inducted into both the comic book industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1996.

He entered the comics field two years later, in 1936, freelancing original material to editor Jerry Iger's comic book Wow, What A Magazine!, including his first pencil and i (showing 500 of 9791 characters).



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