Batman - Unabridged Guide
by Philip Marie
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Complete, Unabridged Guide to Batman. Get the information you need--fast! This comprehensive guide offers a thorough view of key knowledge and detailed insight. It's all you need.
Here's part of the content - you would like to know it all? Delve into this book today!..... : As the storyline was Jim Lee's first regular comic book work in nearly a decade, the series became #1 on the Diamond Comic Distributors sales chart for the first time since Batman #500 (October 1993) and Jason Todd's appearance laid the groundwork for writer Judd Winick's subsequent run as writer on Batman, with another multi-issue epic, Under the Hood, which ran from Batman #637-650.
...The lighter tone Batman had taken in the period between the Golden and Silver Ages led to the stories of the late 1950s and early 1960s that often feature a large number of science-fiction elements, and Batman is not significantly updated in the manner of other characters until Detective Comics #327 (May 1964), in which Batman reverts to his detective roots, with most science-fiction elements jettisoned from the series.
...This version of Batman partners with and marries the reformed Earth-Two Catwoman, Selina Kyle (as shown in Superman Family #211) and fathers Helena Wayne, who, as the Huntress, becomes (along with Dick Grayson, the Earth-Two Robin) Gotham's protector once Wayne retires from the position to become police commissioner, a position he occupies until he is killed during one final adventure as Batman.
... Meanwhile, Batman's relationship with the Gotham City Police Department changed for the worse with the events of Batman: Officer Down and Batman: War Games/War Crimes; Batman's long-time law enforcement allies Commissioner Gordon and Harvey Bullock are forced out of the police department in Officer Down, while War Games and War Crimes saw Batman become a wanted fugitive after a contingency plan of his to neutralize Gotham City's criminal underworld is accidentally triggered, resulting in a massive gang war that ends with the sadistic Black Mask the undisputed ruler of the city's criminal gangs.
There is absolutely nothing that isn't thoroughly covered in the book. It is straightforward, and does an excellent job of explaining all about Batman in key topics and material. There is no reason to invest in any other materials to learn about Batman. You'll understand it all.
Inside the Guide: Batman, Batman: Earth One, Batman: Digital Justice, Batman: Death Wish, Batman: Dead End, Batman: Dark Victory, Batman: Dark Tomorrow, Batman: Dark Moon Rising, Batman: Dark Knight Dynasty, Batman: Contagion, Batman: Child of Dreams, Batman: Chaos in Gotham, Batman: Cataclysm, Batman: Castle of the Bat, Batman: Cacophony, Batman: Battle for the Cowl, Batman: Arkham City Lockdown, Batman: Arkham City, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Batman: Anarky, Batman: A Death in the Family, Batman/The Spirit, Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity, Batman/Judge Dredd: Judgment on Gotham, Batman/Houdini: The Devil's Workshop, Batman/Hellboy/Starman, Batman/Aliens, Batman's utility belt, Batgirl: Year One, Batgirl, Batdance, Batcycle, Batcopter, Batcomputer, Batcave, Batboat, Batarang, Bat phone, Bat-Signal, Bat-Mite, Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan, Bat, Barbara Gordon in other media, Barbara Gordon, Bane in other media, Bane (comics), Azrael (comics), Azrael (comic book), As the Crow Flies (comics), Arnold John Flass, Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, Arkham Asylum, Aquaman, Appellaxian, Anti-Justice League, Anthro (comics), Anthony Wayne, Anarky in Gotham City, Anarky (comic book), American Broadcasting Company, Amazo, Alyas Batman en Robin, Alyas Batman at Robin, Alternative versions of Robin, Alternative versions of Batman, Alternative versions of Barbara Gordon, All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, All-American Publications, Alfred Pennyworth, Alexander Luthor, Jr., Alex Ross, Alan Scott, Alan Moore...
- Emereo Publishing, October 2012
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