Here we see the progression of how the animated Batman has been portrayed over a 14 year span. Notice how Batman’s physique has gradually slimmed from a beefy heavyweight boxer in 1992 to a lighter, leaner version in 2006. This coincided with a heavier emphasis on acrobatic fighting in the 2001 Justice League series. The black and red suit on the right houses a 50+ year old Bruce Wayne from the Batman Beyond series. Amazing what exercise can do for you, eh?
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Strikingly different from other brightly colored heroes, Batman’s dark persona was specifically designed to strike fear in criminals. Many writers have used the idea that he was initially seen as a demonic urban legend.
“Criminals are a superstitious cowardly lot, so my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible…” – Bruce Wayne