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Bob Kane

 (1915 - 1998)
Bob (Kahn) Kane was active/lived in California, New York.  Bob Kane is known for Batman comic-strip artist.

Biography  
Bob Kane


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 ink work on the serial Hiram Hick. The following year, Kane began to work at Iger's subsequent studio, Eisner & Iger, which was one of the first comic book "packagers" that produced comics on demand for publishers entering the new medium during it  ...  Displaying 750 of 9767 characters.



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




About  Bob Kane

Born:  1915 - New York City
Died:   1998 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  Batman comic-strip artist