Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Bill Finger's granddaughter's reaction to me

A short note by Athena Finger, lone granddaughter of Bill Finger, posted online shortly after I found her (and slightly edited):

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 10:01 AM

My grandfather

So now I can scream it from the top of a building. I had one of the coolest grandfathers. Why you ask...well my grandfather, not to brag, was the co-creator and original writer for BATMAN. Yes, Batman. And, now someone is writing a book about him. 

This is the most amazing thing. I have been conversing with Marc, the author, and he tells me that I have family out there which I never knew about. The crazy thing is I have a great aunt who lives an hour away from me and we don’t even know each other. Strange how things play out in life. 

I am very excited to see the book when it is finished and have the true story of a legend be told. 

Remember the writer is the one who tells the story the artist only draws it. So, that means without Bill there would have been no Bruce Wayne or Gotham and various other characters! Well, just wanted to share. Remember we all have a story to tell, so tell it!

2/17/15 addendum: Athena Finger, Year One.

1 comment:

Scott Peterson said...

Wow. That is beyond awesome. Well done, you.