In the autobiography, he admits to jokingly calling an assistant “Alfred” who, in turn, calls him “Mr Wayne" (after Bruce Wayne), and reveals that he used to imagine his father as Superman and himself as the dark knight.
Perry reinforced his Batman obsession in the days leading up to his deathmattyperry4/Instagram
In an interview with GQpublished just before the book's release, Perry confessed that he once bought a 10,400-square-foot LA penthouse simply because it resembled the home of Christian Bale’s Batman in The Dark Knight.
Perry’s reasoning at the time was apparently: “Bruce Wayne had a penthouse – I’m going to have one.”
During the interview, he also revealed that he was building a dedicated Batman room in his new house (which he branded “a Matt cave”), with a pool table, large TV, and black sofa surrounded by shelves of his Batman paraphernalia.
Probed on the reason for his obsession, Perry replied: “I am Batman.”
He then explained: “Well, he’s a rich loner. We both drive black, cool cars.”
He then conceded: “I don’t solve crime. But I’ve saved people’s lives.”
In one of GQ’s ‘10 things I can’t live without’ segments, Perry shared further insight into his batty mania, saying that it began with the Christopher Nolan movies but extended to the latest instalment, starring Robert Pattinson.
During the deadpan run-through, he admitted that he had “too much Batman stuff”, but then ended the video by joking that after seeing all his essential items, viewers “should probably know by now that I'm Batman.”