Question #1: Isn't this STILL a problem for Bruce? That someone with basic reasoning skills could figure out that the resources required to be Batman means that his alter-ego would have to be rich? How many multimillionaires in their twenties and thirties with the combat conditioning of a US Marine could there be in Gotham? (Yes, I know: Thomas Elliot. Hush, you). Now, one solution I can imagine is that to maintain Bruce's cover, he regularly hires actors and celebrities in great to move to Gotham for a while to throw off the scent. Of course, in my own personal imagination, those actors would include Michael Keaton, George Clooney, Val Kilmer, Christian Bale and Kevin Conroy. And I think that would be awesome.
Question #2: Has there ever been a story, in which a Batman-Analogue or some other rich vigilante is adversely effected by an economic downturn or collapse? What would happen if suddenly, you couldn't afford the fuel for your rocket car or explodo-darts? Would that vigilante start stealing from criminals to fund his own efforts? Would even that be enough?
Chris Sims, I demand Answers!