Alan J. Porter is a writer on various aspects of popular culture with a few books and a variety of articles published in magazine titles in the U.K., U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia. He knows way too much about the Batman and is the author of The Unauthorized Batman Collector’s Guide. He also founded Gotham Gazette—The Batman Magazine on the Web and the long-running Gotham Weekly News e-mail newsletter, which were published between 1997 and 2006. He is currently researching a full-length biography of Bob Kane and Bill Finger. Read more online at alanjporter.com.