Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 in 1938, with Batman soon following in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. In the almost 70 years since, they've proven to be two of the most enduring superheroes in history. With Justice League carrying on that lineage, illustrator Heather Collett takes a look back at the almost 70 years of costume evolution from these iconic heroes.

Batman, 1939-2017

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This post also previously included an infographic for Wonder Woman, but we've removed it because of unintentional similarities to the one below already created by Kate Willaert for

The Evolution of Wonder Woman
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