Nevertheless, details of Batman's history were altered or expanded upon through the decades.Additions include meetings with a future Superman during his youth, his upbringing by his uncle Philip Wayne (introduced in Batman #208, Jan./Feb.This version of Batman partners with and marries the reformed Earth-Two Catwoman, Selina Kyle (as shown in Superman Family #211) and fathers Helena Wayne, who, as the Huntress, becomes (along with the Earth-Two Robin) Gotham's protector once Wayne retires from the position to become police commissioner, a position he occupies until he is killed during one final adventure as Batman.Batman titles however often ignored that a distinction had been made between the pre-revamp and post-revamp Batmen (since unlike The Flash or Green Lantern, Batman comics had been published without interruption through the 1950s) and would on occasion make reference to stories from the Golden Age.
Wayne takes in an orphaned circus acrobat, Dick Grayson, who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
For key points in Batman's history see Batman's career timeline.
Batman's history has undergone various revisions, both minor and major.
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.