In arrowverse, multiverse of the flash,supergirl etc. supergirl references to her cousin "superman". does that mean batman or any other are also there?

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    Batman is everywhere ;) – Shreedhar Jan 25 '18 at 8:33
  • If you’ll allow me to blow your mind, when Supergirl mentions her cousin Superman, it means that Superman exists in her universe. It doesn’t mean anything else. – Paul D. Waite Jan 26 '18 at 10:16

Batman has been referenced in three of the universes

Earth-1 (main universe)

Bruce Wayne exists in this universe, is will known, and lives in Gotham. There is no confirmation of him engaging in vigilante activities.

Oliver Queen: Photos can be doctored. They could have put Bruce Wayne's head on that body. Has Bruce Wayne left Gotham to hang out in Star City recently? No.

Arrow season 6 episode 2, "Tribute"

Additionally, the future newspaper shown in the Flash mentioned a "Wayne Tech" company, which may possibly be associated with Bruce Wayne.

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Flash season 1, episode 1, "Pilot"

Edit (December 11, 2018): The fact that Bruce Wayne is Batman in Earth-1 has been confirmed during this year's crossover when Supergirl, Green Arrow and the Flash visit Gotham City. Precisely, he was Batman until he disappeared from Gotham City 3 years ago. His cousin is now replacing him as Batwoman, and will have her own spin-off show in 2019, so we may have more information later on. [Edit written by Taladris on ibid's suggestion]

Earth-2 (Flash alternate universe)

A character by the name of "Bruce" was found on Earth-2's Barry Allen's phone alongside "Hal" and "Diana". Nothing else was said about him. (Note that Earth-2 Barry doesn't have the speedforce.)

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Flash season 2, episode 13, "Welcome to Earth-2"

Earth-38 (Supergirl universe)

An unnamed vigilante matching Batman's description was said to have once worked with Superman.

Kara: My cousin worked with a vigilante once, tons of gadgets, lots of demons. Vigilantes are nuts!.

Supergirl season 2, episode 7, "The Darkest Place"

James Olsen: So, people see this big guy in this scary mask and they freak out, they run away.

Winn Schott: Just like Clark's friend.

James Olsen: Oh, you mean...

Winn Schott: I feel like they're more frenemies

Supergirl season 2, episode 20, "City of Lost Children"

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    Legends 1x01 had Rip say something like “I’ve seen men of steel die and dark knights fall”, suggesting that at some point in Earth-1’s timeline Batman was a thing (along with Superman). – Thunderforge Jan 24 '18 at 22:57
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    @Thunderforge - More likely that he’d popped over to another universe. – Adamant Jan 24 '18 at 23:15
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    @Adamant - Legends doesn't really do multiverse travel. – ibid Jan 25 '18 at 0:11
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    +1 For including references. I just wanted to say "If its part of DC then batman exists" but this is much better – Jesse Jan 25 '18 at 2:42
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    @JesseBarnett I started thinking of counterexamples (e.g. Watchmen, Static Shock, DC Super Hero Girls), then realized that Batman was somehow referenced in all of them. Guess that's pretty much true. – Thunderforge Jan 25 '18 at 3:01

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