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Fall 2019- Happy Birthday, Batman!

In May 1939, the first Batman story was featured in Detective Comics #27 (DC Comics). The library celebrated the 80th birthday of this enduring and beloved superhero with a colorful display. Books detailing Batman’s evolution in popular culture as well as several movie versions lined the display shelves. Interesting facts about the “Caped Crusader” appeared in comic book inspired “thought clouds.” Did you know that a copy of Detective Comics #27 sold for $1.07 million in 2010?  (MFV)