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Bill Finger

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Bill Finger
Born Milton Finger
(1914-02-08)February 8, 1914
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Died January 18, 1974(1974-01-18) (aged 59)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works Batman, Detective Comics, Green Lantern
Awards Jack Kirby Hall of Fame, 1994
Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame, 1999

Milton "Bill" Finger[1] (February 8, 1914[2] – January 18, 1974[1][3]) was an American comic strip and comic book writer best known as the uncredited co-creator, with Bob Kane, of the DC Comics character Batman, as well as the co-architect of the series' development.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Finger, Dwight. "Bill Finger". FINGAR and FINGER Family Genealogy. Archived from the original on 2 March 2013. http://www.fingerfamily.com/html/bio-finger-bill-12367.html. Retrieved 1 March 2013. "Some researchers have put his birth in New York, but the 1920 U.S. Census along with other evidence shows he was born in Denver, Colorado." 
  2. Infantino, Carmine (w). "Last February, The Batman lost a father." Famous First Edition F-6: inside front cover (March 1975), DC Comics
  3. Nobleman, Marc Tyler (2012). Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman. Charlesbridge Publishing. p. 32 (unnumbered). ISBN 978-1580892896.