Ben Affleck takes over as the caped crusader next year in Warner Bros.’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” which previews today at Comic-Con. So we asked fans who their favorite onscreen Batman was and why.
Mike Buckley, La Mesa
“I gotta go old school with Adam West. When I was 5 years old my life revolved around the “Batman” TV show. I thought it was the coolest thing ever.”
David Tran, L.A.
“Michael Keaton was my favorite because he played it different from everyone else. He was more mysterious.”
William Flotte, Minnesota
” I liked Christian Bale. He was the one I grew up with so I like him best.”
Megan Cross, San Diego
“I’m really outside the box. I liked the animated Batman in the television series “Batman Beyond.” He was a younger Bruce Wayne and still developing.”
Megan Flores, San Diego
“Christian Bale. He played it so dark.”
Karen Davison, L.A.
“George Clooney. He was so dashing and suave as Bruce Wayne. I’ve always loved him.”
Mike Halverson, Houston (wearing a Batman costume)
“It’s a cross between Christian Bale and Michael Keaton. Christian had the action hero personality and look but Keaton captured the character’s schizophrenic nature.”
John Marks, San Diego
“I haven’t seen all the movies so I will just say whoever is Batman. If it’s Ben Affleck? OK, I like the guy, sounds good to me.”