In Batman's first appearance in Detective Comics #27, he is already operating as a crime fighter.Batman's origin is first presented in Detective Comics #33 in November 1939, and is later fleshed out in Batman #47. Thomas Wayne and his wife Martha, two very wealthy and charitable Gotham City socialites.A young Bruce Wayne can also be seen in his bedroom praying, strongly hinting him to be a Christian just like his Mother.Pearson and Uricchio also noted beyond the origin story and such events as the introduction of Robin, "Until recently, the fixed and occurring and hence, canonized, events have been few in number," a situation altered by an increased effort by later Batman editors such as Dennis O'Neil to ensure consistency and continuity between stories.During this time, butler Alfred arrives at Wayne Manor and after deducing the Dynamic Duo's secret identities joins their service.After the introduction of DC Comics' multi-verse in the 1960s, it is retroactively established that stories from the Golden Age star the Earth-Two Batman, a character from a parallel world.Batman also becomes a founding member of the Justice Society of America, although he, like Superman, is an honorary member and thus only participates occasionally.Batman's relationship with the law thaws quickly, and he is made an honorary member of Gotham City's police department.
Batman's history has undergone various revisions, both minor and major.
I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible..." As if responding to his desires, a bat suddenly flies through the window, inspiring Bruce to assume the persona of Batman.
In early strips, Batman's career as a vigilante initially earns him the ire of the police.
Few elements of the character's history have remained constant. Pearson noted in the early 1990s, "Unlike some fictional characters, the Batman has no primary urtext set in a specific period, but has rather existed in a plethora of equally valid texts constantly appearing over more than five decades." The central fixed event in the Batman stories is the character's origin story.
As a little boy, Bruce Wayne is shocked to see his parents, the physician Dr.