Black Bat

Real Name


First Appearance

Black Bat Detective Mysteries #1 (October 1933)

Original Publisher

Thrilling Publications (later known as Nedor)

Created by

Murray Leinster


Known only as the Black Bat, he was a private investigator who assisted the police in crimefighting.

Golden Age Appearances

  • Black Bat Detective Mysteries #1-6


  • The Nedor comics were renewed by Popular Library, which was eventually bought out by Fawcett Books. When Fawcett went out of business, Popular Library was sold to Warner Bros. A number of different publishers, however, are currently/have been using these characters without any lawsuits from Warner Bros., so any action over them is (probably) unlikely. They are still, however, "use at your own risk" characters.

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