A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Friday, May 1, 2015
5/1/1939 Batman flies in
May 1, 1939. The 27th issue of Detective Comics changed the comics world forever. It featured "the world's greatest detective," the Batman (also known as the Dark Knight, the Caped Crusader, and that nut with the rodent obsession). He has managed to stick around.