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Gotham (2014-2019)

Bruno Heller, 2014-2019

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Batman
Bob Kane, Bill Finger, 1940

Gotham is a TV series created by Bruno Heller in 2014 and based on the characters from the comic book Batman by Bob Kane and Bill Finger, first published in 1940. The TV series features Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz, Sean Pertwee, Robin Taylor, Camren Bicondova, and others.

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Storyline

The series is a crime drama that explores the origin stories of eventual Gotham City Police Department Commissioner James Gordon and the rogues ’ gallery of villains that made Gotham City infamous. In season one, Gordon and his partner Harvey Bullock are tasked in solving the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents which is also witnessed by petty thief Selina Cat Kyle.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Gotham, the 2014 TV series by Bruno Heller

Year

2014

Minutes

42

Movie Rate

7.80

Source: IMDb

TV Series

Gotham

Country: USA

Year: 2014-2019

Length: 42m / 100 episodes

Cover of Batman, the 1940 comic book by Bob Kane and Bill Finger

Year

1940

Pages

55

Book Rate

8.06

S: Goodreads

Comic Book

Batman

Country: USA

First published in: 1940

Length: 55 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Other screen adaptations of the comic book

1966-1968: Batman (TV series by Lorenzo Semple Jr., William Dozier)
1966: Batman: The Movie (movie by Leslie H. Martinson)
1989: Batman (movie by Tim Burton)
1992: Batman Returns (movie by Tim Burton)
1995: Batman Forever (movie by Joel Schumacher)
1997: Batman & Robin (movie by Joel Schumacher)
2005: Batman Begins (movie by Christopher Nolan)
2008: The Dark Knight (movie by Christopher Nolan)
2012: The Dark Knight Rises (movie by Christopher Nolan)
2017: The Lego Batman Movie (movie by Chris McKay)
2019: Joker (movie by Todd Phillips)
2021: Batman: Soul of the Dragon (movie by Sam Liu)
2021: Dying Is Easy (movie by Aaron Schoenke, Sean Schoenke)
2022: The Batman (movie by Matt Reeves)

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Poster of Gotham, the 2014 TV series by Bruno Heller

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Poster of Gotham, the 2014 TV series by Bruno Heller

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21% No

11 votes

3 votes

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Cover of Batman, the 1940 comic book by Bob Kane and Bill Finger

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Yes

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33% No

8 votes

4 votes

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