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Encyclopedia > Julie Madison

Julie Madison is a DC Comics fictional character who appeared in early issues of Detective Comics featuring Batman. She first appeared in Detective Comics #31 in September 1939 - only four issues after Batman's own debut - and made her last appearance in Detective Comics #49 in March 1941. DC Comics (originally called Detective Comics, Inc. ... A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... Categories: Comics stubs | Batman | DC Comics titles ... Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man, and still sometimes as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ...

She was an oft-imperiled socialite/actress who dates Bruce Wayne on and off when not being rescued by Batman. She was engaged to Bruce Wayne for a while until she broke off the engagement because Bruce wouldn't find a serious career, not knowing about his dual identity as Batman. She was revealed to have been an actress in Detective Comics #40 and her last appearance was in #49, where she was targeted for revenge by Basil Karlo, Clayface I, because Julie starred in the remake of one of Karlo's films that drove him off the edge. She disappeared for a while, ascending into stardom. Her stage name was "Portia Storme". For other uses, see Batman (disambiguation). ... The four Clayfaces, from Secret Origins #44, September 1989. ...

Julie Madison is a significant figure in the development of the Batman character precisely because of her failure to gain lasting significance within the narrative. The absence of a single, ongoing romantic interest/rescuee is one of the things that distinguishes Batman from other famous superheroes such as Superman (with his Lois Lane). Batman and Superman, two of the most recognizable and iconic superheroes. ... Superman is a fictional character regarded as one of the most famous and popular comic book superheroes of all time, and one of the first to embody several of the aspects modernly associated with them. ... Lois Lane is a fictional comic book character who appears in DC Comics’ Superman stories. ...

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The six issue mini-series "Batman and the Monster Men", published in 2006, is set early in (the post-Crisis version of) Batman's career, and re-introduces Julie Madison. This version of the character wasn't an actress, but a law student, and the daughter of Norman Madison, a failing businessman who borrows money from mobster Sal Maroni. 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Crisis on Infinite Earths was a 12-issue comic book limited series (identified as a 12 part maxi-series) and crossover event, produced by DC Comics in 1985 in order to simplify their fifty-year-old continuity. ...

A version of Julie Madison appeared in the 1997 film Batman & Robin, played by Elle Macpherson. This interpreation of the character seemed to have little in common with her comic book self. The character added little to the plot, though many of her scenes were edited out of the film's final cut. The correct title of this article is Batman & Robin (1997 film). ... Macpherson on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine Macpherson reenacting Brigitte Bardots famous picture on the cover of Playboy magazine Spanish GQ cover featuring Elle Macpherson Elle Macpherson[1] (born March 29, 1963 or 1964[2], in Killara, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian supermodel and actress. ...

When the animated-series styled Batman Adventures relaunched in 2003, early issues featured Julie Madison as Bruce Wayne's steady girlfriend. He nearly proposed to her before discovering that she was only interested in him because of his money, and that she was prepared to go to lethal lengths to preserve their relationship. Batman Adventures is a DC comic book series featuring Batman. ...



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