Batman (Hardcover)

A Visual History

By Matthew K. Manning

DK, 9781465424563, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 29, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/2014)

List Price: 50.00*
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Description

Batman: A Visual History follows the DC Comics Super Hero from his 1939 beginnings as a crime-fighting vigilante to his present status as a worldwide cultural icon approaching his 75th anniversary.

The book celebrates Batman's greatest stories and the writers and artists that created them. It also charts the careers of the Super Heroes and super-villains — Robin, the Justice League, the Joker, Catwoman — associated with Gotham City's Dark Knight. The debuts of every key Batman character are featured, as well as some details of Batman movie and TV series, both live-action and animated.

Perfect for any comic book fan, this visually stunning, definitive guide arrives in a slipcase featuring specially commissioned artwork by a top DC Comics artist plus two original prints.



About the Author

Matthew K. Manning has contributed to more than 40 books and comic books, including DK’s Batman: A Visual History, DC Comics: A Visual History and DC Comics: Year by Year. When not writing comics themselves, Manning often writes books about the comic book medium and its rich history.


Praise For Batman: A Visual History

"Perfect for any comic book fan." – ComicRelated.com

"[P]erfect choice for your Batcave." – TheFandomPost.com