Bob Kane

1915 - 1998

Bob Kane

Robert Kane (born Robert Kahn ; October 24, 1915 – November 3, 1998) was an American comic book writer, animator and artist who co-created, with Bill Finger, the DC Comics character Batman. Kane also co-created the animated series Cool McCool. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Kane has received more than 1,114,232 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 15th most popular comic artist.

Memorability Metrics

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    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comic artists, Bob Kane ranks 15 out of 155Before him are Akira Toriyama, Peyo, Jean Giraud, Hugo Pratt, Matt Groening, and Guillermo Mordillo. After him are Zdeněk Miler, Morris, Steve Ditko, Alan Moore, Georges Wolinski, and Quino.

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Among people born in 1915, Bob Kane ranks 38Before him are Aung San, Curd Jürgens, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, Takeshi Kamo, and Mario Del Monaco. After him are Helmut Schön, Thomas Huckle Weller, W. Arthur Lewis, Chung Ju-yung, Peter Medawar, and Laurent Schwartz. Among people deceased in 1998, Bob Kane ranks 25Before him are Frederick Reines, Alfred Schnittke, Julien Green, Derek Barton, Lúcio Costa, and James Earl Ray. After him are George H. Hitchings, Alan Hodgkin, Imi Lichtenfeld, Falco, Allan MacLeod Cormack, and Galina Ulanova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Kane ranks 1,041 out of 12,171Before him are Ellen DeGeneres (1958), Bob Kahn (1938), Richard Thaler (1945), Eleanor H. Porter (1868), Steve Bannon (null), and Keith Haring (1958). After him are Billy Bob Thornton (1955), Scarlett Johansson (1984), Marvin Minsky (1927), Andre Agassi (1970), Richard F. Heck (1931), and George Davis Snell (1903).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United States

Among comic artists born in United States, Bob Kane ranks 6Before him are Stan Lee (1922), Jack Kirby (1917), Carl Barks (1901), Joseph Barbera (1911), and Matt Groening (1954). After him are Steve Ditko (1927), Winsor McCay (1867), Will Eisner (1917), Don Rosa (1951), Bill Finger (1914), and Charles M. Schulz (1922).

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