In early 1939, Superman’s success in Action Comics made editors in the comic department of National Publications (later DC Comics) demand more superheroes for their stories. Chicken You’re Doing A Great Job Mommy Happy Mother’s Day shirt. In response, Bob Kane created “the Bat-Man.”  Collaborator Bill Finger recalls: “Kane has an idea of a character called ‘Batman’, and he wants me to see the drawing. I went to Kane, he drew a character that looked like Superman, something like … wearing red socks, I believe, with shoes … no gloves … wearing a face A small mask of dominoes and swinging on a rope He has stiff wings, looks like bat wings, and below is a big sign … BATMAN.
Finger proposed a hooded character instead of a simple domino mask, a gown instead of a wing, adding gloves and removing the red part from the original outfit.   [15 ]  Finger said he thought of Bruce Wayne for the character’s secret identity: “The name of Bruce Wayne comes from Robert Bruce, a patriotic Scottish. Bruce, a playboy, is a gentleman of the aristocracy. I I tried to use Adams, Hancock … then I thought of Mad Anthony Wayne. “ He later said his proposal was influenced by The. Phantom of Lee Falk, a comic book character that Kane is also familiar with.