Bob Kane

Quotes: Bob Kane

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    Although Bill Finger literally typed the scripts in the early days, he wrote the scripts from ideas that we mutually collaborated on. Many of the unique concepts and story twists also came from my own fertile imagination.
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    Beneficence is a duty. He who frequently practices it, and sees his benevolent intentions realized, at length comes really to love him to whom he has done good.
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    Bill Finger was a contributing force on Batman right from the beginning. He wrote most of the great stories and was influential in setting the style and genre other writers would emulate... I made Batman a superhero-vigilante when I first created him. Bill turned him into a scientific detective.
    Source: Bob Kane and Tom Andrae (1989)
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    How can an article about me or the Batman be the true story when I am not consulted or interviewed?
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    If Bill Finger created Batman, where is Bill Finger's byline on my strip? It is conspicuous by its absence.
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    If you ever want to get the facts straight about me or the Batman, please write to the original source, myself, for the truth, instead of second guessing.
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    In the Golden Age of Batman, I penciled, inked, and lettered my strip by myself.
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    It's been 25 years now, and truthfully, time sometimes blurs the memory.
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    Much is written about the Batman because he is publicly exposed in print. Very little is known personally about his creator, because I haven't given out that many interviews.
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    The trouble with being a ghostwriter or artist is that you must remain rather anonymously without credit. If one wants the credit, one has to cease being a ghost and become a leader or innovator.
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    There were other Batman writers throughout the years but they could never capture the style and flavor of Bill's scripts. Bill was the best writer in the business and it seemed that he was destined to write Batman.
    Source: Bob Kane and Tom Andrae (1989)
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    This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this would be a good time to sound off about myself, as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions.
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    What I read is so distorted that I cannot believe that the person they are talking about is myself.
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