In early 1939, the success of Superman in Action Comics prompted editors at the comic book division of National Publications (the future DC Comics) to request more superheroes for its titles. In response, Bob Kane created “the Bat-Man.” Collaborator Bill Finger recalled “Kane had an idea for a character called ‘Batman’, and he’d like me to see the drawings. Today, many fans of Batman have created their own versions, including “Future Batman” above. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading to see all 28 versions of Batman from alternate universes.