Following on the heels of Superman
: The Complete History
, author Les Daniels spotlights another famed crime fighter-one who is perhaps even more popular than Superman. Batman, the Caped Crusader
, the Dark Knight
-whatever name he goes by, he is recognized by millions of fans as the most enigmatic and complex character in the super hero pantheon. Driven by personal demons, Bruce Wayne has loosed his shadow self on the villainy of Gotham City for 60 years. In celebration of this anniversary, Chronicle Books is proud to offer the first definitive account of Batman's heroic exploits. Les Daniels covers it all-from Batman's creation and runaway success in 1939, to the campy antics of the Adam West TV show, to the emergence of Frank Miller's very disturbed and very dark Dark Knight, to the billion-dollar movie franchise and beyond. Illustrated with archival comic book art and rare Batman paraphernalia, Batman: The Complete History also includes a comic book story colored by animator Bruce Timm especially for this book. Designed by Batman fan Chip Kidd, this history will please the hardcore fans, and win many new ones.
The essential book for all Bat-fans
Batman: The Complete History
is the ultimate biography of the Caped Crusader, an essential buy for anyone who ever used their coat as the Bat-cape, and ran around the playground yelling "dinner, dinner, dinner...". Featuring stunning artwork by legends including Frank Miller and Alex Ross, and many never-seen-before photos, this is the definitive work on Gotham's finest. --Ce texte fait référence à une édition épuisée ou non disponible de ce titre.