Batman : the ultimate guide to the dark knight

by Beatty, Scott, 1969-

Format: Print Book 2005
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Braddock Carnegie Library Teen Fiction MISSING
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Teen Fiction
 
Status  MISSING
 
 
Summary
Coinciding with the release of the new film "Batman Begins," this spectacular new edition includes 16 new pages packed with new photographs and illustrations. Full color.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 6-8. Only the most devoted fan will read every word of this Batman compendium, but many others will enjoy looking through this huge, heavily illustrated volume. Each colorful spread includes several illustrations, detailed captions, and a paragraph or two of introductory text. Topics include Batman's utility belt, Bruce Wayne, the Batcave, the new Batcave, Batmobiles, Wayne Enterprises, Alfred, Robin, Catwoman, The Penguin, monstrous mutations, and murdering maniacs. Size alone makes this volume, at 12 1/8 by 10 3/8 inches, a better fit for the coffee table than the average library shelf, but for the occasional research or for frequent browsing, it will find an audience in libraries. --Carolyn Phelan"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Readers can uncover the secrets of two superheroes in Batman: The Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight by Scott Beatty and Spider-Man: The Ultimate Guide by Tom DeFalco. The first, for example, opens with the murder of Bruce Wayne's parents, then tracks Wayne's transformation into the evil-avenging "Guardian of Gotham" and includes reproductions of many drawings from the archives of DC Comics. The latter chronicles the adventures of Peter Parker, who gains unusual powers after being bitten by an irradiated spider, with reproductions of drawings from the Marvel Comics archives. Each contains more than 700 illustrations. ( Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Batman -- (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile literature.
Batman (Comic strip) -- Juvenile literature.
Batman (Comic strip)
Cartoons and comics.
Publisher New York :DK Pub.,2005
Edition Updated ed.
Contributors Kane, Bob.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 144 pages : color illustrations, map ; 31 cm
ISBN 0756611210
9780756611217
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