Batman, the silent guardian; the watchful protector; the Dark Knight of Gotham city is 75 already. Despite many changes over the decades and plenty of ups and downs in his career (both in comics and within pop culture), the Dark Knight has only got better with age in the eyes of his fans.

Over the years, each time a director concludes his Batman series, another director has taken up the responsibility of recreating Batman all over again. In this manner, readers of DC Comics have got a glimpse of the Batman created by directors like Christopher Nolan, Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher and many more. Now, the fans are on their toes to watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which will release next year .

While some people became fans after watching Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy many others were fans of Batman ever since he appeared of Cartoon Network channel and on the pages of DC Comics.

Here is a glimpse of Batman over the years:

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