How Is the Batman Villain Database Maintained?


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The Batman Villain Database at dc.wikia.com is maintained through group-sourced research and contribution by members of the Wikia community identified variously as Users, Wikia Staff and Wikia Helpers. A registered member of Wikia may submit new pages, maps, videos or photos and suggest alterations to existing DC Wikia pages, including the Batman Villain Database, as changes occur in the continuity of stories within the DC Universe of comic books, TV shows and motion pictures.

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To register as a User and contribute to the DC Wikia site, you must be at least 13 years old, and it must be legal to join Wikia in the area in which you live. You must agree to the Wikia Terms of Use and provide a working email address and other information, including a username and password, to join the site as a User.

Any registered User may add a page or propose a change to a current page. New pages and changes may be edited or rejected based on the Terms of Use and community standards within the DC Wikia.

The database explains that Doctor Death was the first recurring Batman villain, first appearing in Detective Comics #29 in July 1939. There have been dozens of recurring villains since, and the database is incomplete as of 2015, with several entries listed by name but no accompanying character information.

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