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The Top 10 Batmen Who Aren't Bruce Wayne
Top Ten Batmans Who Aren’t Bruce Wayne
Batman. He’s probably the most well-known superhero in the world. He’s been the star of movies, comics, tv shows, video games, radio dramas, novels, and happy meals. But while Bruce Wayne might be the most famous character in comics, he’s not the only one to lay claim to the title of “Batman.” Join us, as we pay respect to some of our favorite Bats who weren’t Bruce Wayne.
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