TRIVIAL PURSUITS: Which Comic Superhero Was Introduced First, Superman or Batman?

New superheroes continue to pop up, but Superman and Batman are among the oldest.

Which comic superhero was introduced first, Superman or Batman?


Superman was created for DC Comics by writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster. Superman first appeared in Action Comics, no. 1 in June 1938.


Batman made his first appearance in the pages of Detective Comics #27 in May 1939.
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