The BLACK BAT came out a few weeks after BATMAN. DC COMICS and BETTER PUBLICATIONS threatened each other with lawsuits. The two publishers worked out their differences and the Black Bat ran in Pulp Magazines from 1939 until 1953.

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The BLACK BAT came out a few weeks after BATMAN. DC COMICS and BETTER PUBLICATIONS threatened each other with lawsuits. The two publishers worked out their differences and the Black Bat ran in Pulp Magazines from 1939 until 1953.