The Dark Knight is celebrating his 80th Anniversary and all of Gotham City is celebrating its favorite Super Hero. DC first introduced Batman — then called Bat-Man — in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Since then, Batman has appeared in countless comics, television episodes and movies, battled epic Super Villains and become a cornerstone of pop culture. Celebrate 80 years of the Dark Knight with a Pop! 1st Appearance Bat-Mite and Pop! Red Son Batman.