The Cost of Being Batman

I found this and thought it was funny and interesting and at least somewhat tech related. I was always a Marvel comics fan, but you can’t deny that Batman is much cooler than he was when I was a kid. Back then all we really had other than the comics was the super campy BAM – KAPOW  – ZAP Adam West 1960’s TV version.

1966 Batman TV Show
1966 Batman TV Show

 

I liked the  late 1980’s  early 1990’s Tim Burton versions, darker and more serious and realistic, but the Christopher Nolan Dark Knight trilogy got much further into the technology behind Batman. The first part of the trilogy not only showed how he got the training he needed to fight crime as the Caped Crusader, but also explained where he got all his gadgets, and how he developed it further as he needed more and more advanced technology.

The Tumbler
The Tumbler

 

This really cool infographic (created by moneysupermarket.com) shows just how much it would cost for Bruce Wayne to build and create all the equipment, vehicles, weapons, armor and even Wayne Manor and the Batcave.

Estimated costs associated with fighting crime in Gotham City as the Caped Crusader
Estimated costs associated with fighting crime in Gotham City as the Caped Crusader

 

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