Originally Posted by FeedOnATreeFrog
In TDK trilogy they always refer to Bats as "The Batman", like it's not a name, but a description (does Gordon or anyone else ever even ddress him as "Batman" when talking to him?)
Joker, Gordon's son and the kids at the home call him Batman. So I guess people who don't fear him call him Batman. I don't think see them calling Superman, the Superman. It will be Superman by the Daily Planet, the alien (or the first alien) by the government, and Kal-El by Zod.