Batman, by Adolfo Aizen

Adolfo Aizen was born in 1907 in Dnipropetrovsk, Russia. When he was fifteen years old, he moved to Rio de Janeiro and in 1933, he started his career as a journalist with O Malho. During a trip to the U.S. he met the executives at King Features Syndicate and bought the Brazilian rights to King's properties.

In 1934 Aizen produced a comics supplement in the Rio newspaper A Noite, 'Suplemento Juvenil', featuring comics like 'Jungle Jim', 'Flash Gordon', 'Tarzan', 'Mandrake', and 'Terry and the Pirates'. Later he launched 'O Mirim' along the same lines. 'O Mirim' gave rise to a rival publication, 'Gibi', which became synonymous with comic books. In the early 1940s Aizen brought American superheroes to Brazil, with the publication of 'Superman' and 'Batman'. Later, he drew the first Brazilian versions of 'Spider-Man' and 'Thor'.

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