Original Batman Drawings to be sold!

Documents

In 1975, Frank's wife Ruth gave a statement regarding the Preparation of drawing and coining the name "Batman."


On July 20, 1975, Frank Foster wrote to old friend Byron MacDonald regarding the drawings. On August 4, MacDonald replied that he remembered the drawings from the time that the Fosters were living in New York in the 1930s.

Text of the letters (PDF)


On August 20, 1998 the Boston Globe published a story about the Fosters and Batman

The photo shows Ruth Foster displaying the drawings.

1998


In an in depth featured article by Will Murray in the "Comic Book Marketplace" No 66 January 1999 was written following the Globe story.

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