So if you’re named Kevin, that probably won’t hold you back much.
But then, that also means you had parents who were the type to name you Kevin, which is another story.
A cultural icon, Batman has been licensed and adapted into a variety of media, from radio to television and film, and appears on a variety of merchandise sold all over the world.
While exotic baby names may seem like a disease that most commonly afflicts celebrities, in Germany it’s really about the other end of the economic spectrum.
An article on Kevinism [note: this article contains a lot of German] in quotes sociologist Jürgen Gerhards, who asserts that Anglo-American names (Mandy, Justin, Angelina to name a few more) are a lower-class phenomenon.
Thomas Wayne and his wife Martha Wayne, being murdered by a mugger in front of his very eyes.
This drives him to fight crime in Gotham City as Batman.
Various creators worked to return the character to his dark roots, culminating in the 1986 miniseries Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, by writer-artist Frank Miller.