Originally Posted by Excelsior.
Bale's Batman? I dunno. I think he will be lost in the shuffle of more iconic Batmen preceding and potentially proceeding him. I feel that when people think of Batman they think of Adam West, Keaton, and BTAS more than Bale. Hell, even Arkham City Batman seems more memorable to me. That is not an indictment of Bale but the very ....quiet take they chose to go with.
I disagree Bale's Batman is hugely popular even more so since the Dark Knight Rises. Other than Adam West he's definitely the most well known Batman to the general audience. Plus with Nolans films been insanely popular Bale will definitely be remembered and highly regarded.