Batman in the Real World [* -] Unlike Superman, Batman never professes to be doing what he does for truth, justice, and the American Way. I’m not sure Batman believes in any of those things—except his truth and his justice. And, oddly enough, that makes him the most American of all the superheroes. And the most terrifying. - - - - - -- to note: the above visual was re-imagined and redrawn by comics creator Dean Trippe.