From Punch to V for Vendetta, comics have a rich heritage, but have always antagonised the literary establishment. The curator of a new British Library exhibition wonders why
Batman is one of the most watched and portrayed fictional characters we have. Earlier today, we looked the tangled history of his creation in comics. But is it possible his origins are even older?
Commenter Michael Munro suggests that we should take a look at an old penny-dreadful as an inspiration to Batman:
Library chief, Roy Keating, says show will explore field from Misty comics and superhero classics to graphic novels
High art ahoy as both Picasso and Shelley received a multiple volume biography in comic form.