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7. Batman’s Head Writer Started with Short Stories

The man hired as Batman’s head writer was Lorenzo Semple Jr., a writer who’d started by contributing short stories to The Saturday Evening Post. During his time working on Batman, he directed the camp comedy feel of the show and wrote a lot of the first season as well as the feature film that came out after the first season. Afterwards, Semple put his stamp on a ton of Hollywood classics including Paillon, The Parallax View, and Three Days of the Condor.

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