The Evolution of the Batman Symbol Over Seven Decades

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With the release of The Dark Knight Rises this week, this short clip is a fascinating look back the visual history of the franchise. YouTube user Antupainamku collected the many incarnations of the iconic super hero symbol, from 1941 to 2007, spanning comic books, animated series, and of course, the big screen. What does Warner Brothers have in store for the 2012 film? Raw, street art-inspired outlines, as you can see in the posters below. 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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