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Batman of the Ages by phil-cho Batman of the Ages by phil-cho
I had a lot of fun putting this together, I hope you guys like it! :D
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I really do like this. All personal bias towards batman aside, because i LOVE batman, this is a great piece you did. We can see how he's changed over the years as well as the difference in his physique based off whatever project he was in (compare both Christopher Nolan Batmen to Return of the Dark Knight Batman (part 2 I believe)). The attention to small detail is great, and I love how you placed each batman in a form of chronological order based off when each batman was released. I would love to see another piece like this in the future as you have improved since you first made this (as all artists improve over time) or if there are more batman designs created which you would like to include. The posing and facial expressions really drive home the differences between each Batman, which means a lot because in the long run, each is different in his own way.
I cannot say anything in the negative about this piece in all honesty.
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well lets see, you draw all the versions of batman and i gotta say that you did an awesome work with the batman of christopher nolan, but you forgot the version of Batman of Flashpoint Paradox, The Batman Series and Young Justice, and i think the cape of Batman the verison of 50´s to 80´s the cape could look better if it were a bit darkers and without the smile on the Batman of 50´s, that smile just creep me out , and the Batman of the new 52 looks great you really did a food work wuth him and as well the Batman of the 30´s
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psyclonius Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2015
and not a single Bat nipple in sight. phew!
jhorsfield30 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Soitcomestothis Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2015
thats so cool
cobeoe Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
 I think it's missing a few Batman but I love it nonetheless 
Phenometron Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
Varia31 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Spectacular work. Love this!
thecatsaid Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
wasnt there like a robot batman from the future and a cave man batman that lived in a bat tree in one of those episodes of batman the brave and the bold?
phil-cho Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oh there are countless other Batmans out there, and they all count - I just chose some of my favorites, and what I consider to be the most iconic. I do regret not putting in the video game Batmans though (Injustice and Arkham series).
thecatsaid Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
or do those dont count
VMJML1er Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014   Digital Artist
wow , super

and superman ages ?
oborohagane Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014
Nice nice nice
Karantheartist Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2014  Student Artist
Happy 75th batman!
segaman4 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Good job, keaten , adamwest,bake and all the others theouout the decades. But were the valekikner and Clooney at?
Waudby95 Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
No one speaks of Clooney Batman (I don't hate George Clooney BTW)
dark-pain-with-love Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Great picture but you added one that isn't batman, back row and second from the right. That's not batman, it's a guy named Jean Paul Valley and goes by the name of Azrael, his role was to temporarily fill in for batman after bane broke his back. Long story short things got out of control and Azrael turned into a psychopath.
InfinateEclipse Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
Hehehe Adam West is there!!!!
strongduan Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
dat 60s batman!!! :O
dinobatfan Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
 Oh yeah!!! Very, VERY COOOOOLLLL!!!!! :D
barcod Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
so many to pick, I go with the future one, he had a very nice suit XD
miguelohara2099 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
so cool! you should do superman!
kreedantillesordo Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a great piece! I like seeing all of them together:D
Revan005 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
Cool idea!
Wait0wat Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
So many suite that I want.
barton525 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Great job!
danixtimmy Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013  Student Artist
TMButler Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is fantastic, Love it!!!! :)
ArkhamLoader Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
And wheres the batman from Arkhamverse?!? Anyway, amazing job, Keep it up
InsaneNikral Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
I too was a bit disappointed he neglected such a great addition to the Bat-chronology. 
Ikari28 Featured By Owner May 21, 2013
Excellent !!!
RAGINGBOBO Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What, no bat nipples batman?
Tsukasa57 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013
fucking awesome
el5toenviado Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
i always had that question: batman from the dark knight returns is extra muscular or fat muscular?
WrightWorks Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Student General Artist
Actually it is muscle, but the thing is he was originally design much differently than all the other batmen (not including batman beyond because that isn't bruce wayne).

ok i don't know for fact but that is my opinon lol
ItachiXMegumi Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Student
Nice .
MSKM2001 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013
Hieuque Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
When should i be expecting George Clooney's Nipple batman.
DereckC Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, great job!
bigfatcarp93 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013

In all seriousness, this is pretty cool, and I liked that you included Mr. Detective Comics #37, in all his Purple-Gloved wonder!
MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
sahm2012 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Awesome bats
bmaze Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
99% amazeballs! but the coloring kinda bugs me with the yellowish highlighting on the bottom right. Just makes me a little confused if you look at Hush or Original costume's legs vs their torsos. Or Animated Series' boots vs torso.

Great lineart and selection of costumes.
SpawnofSprang Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Very Cool, man
phil-cho Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!! I'm a big fan of yours - it means a lot to me that you got to see this. :D
PictureThisDeviant Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Damint! I had a similar idea for a few months now, and just as i started doing it, i find out you already did it!

Anyway, awesome work on all the different incarnations!
Only missing the Arkham City version to be complete for me :)
ArtTraveller77 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's a lot of batmen. Great picture.
DxeoMW Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Batman (the return of the dark night on the top; then, the Burton and the Nolan Batmen; Batman beyond and Azrael Batman, the New 52 Batman and the animated series Batman on the sides; the whole evolution of classic blue and black mask batmen from the 60's and 70's, even 80's and the first appearance batman from the 1939 Detective Comics Nš27

Fantastic man, simply fantastic... I simply looooove your new 52 batman, the blue one on the right side with the single bat (no yellow) logo; and overall; the animated series Batman, the perfect fusion between the comics, the classic logo and a less caricaturistic than the animated series, simply perfect...

10 points \m/
leyuen Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2012
oooh man it would be awsome if you did all the bat vehicles or gadgets.
kingstonxy Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
awesome xD
thevault1 Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah! Jean Paul Valley as Batman! *cringe*
Redmist81 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012
I can dig it & I do!
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