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Batman: The Ultimate Guide To The Dark Knight

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Batman The Ultimate Guide To The Dark

DK CHILDREN


Author: Scott Beatty

Written by Scott Beatty and it is published by DK CHILDREN. The super hero book was available on the 28th of February, 2005. For anyone who is inside the library you can in all probability look it up with the classification code, PN6728.B36 B533 2005. This is the Updated ed. of the book is 144 pages long and it offers colorfully illustrated pages.

ASIN: 0756611210

With unparalleled access to the archives of DC Comics, Batman: the Ultimate Guide towards the Dark Knight provides spectacular illustrations reveal the secret workings of key installations and equipment for example the Batcave, the Batmobile, Batman's suit, and the weaponry contained in his Utility Belt. Panoramic views of Gotham City and Arkham Asylum with its villainous inmates, let readers to enter into Batman's planet. Crucial events and characters of the Batman legend are illustrated with drawings from the original DC comic books.

Just as DK did with the guys and ladies and paraphernalia of Star Wars in Star Wars: Episode I: Incredible Cross-Sections and Star Wars: Episode I: Visual Dictionary, this guide pulls apart and pokes in the several gadgets and backdrops identified inside the Dark Knight's globe. Exploded diagrams reveal the innards with the new and old Batcaves, and stat-packed tags and captions spell out every thing from how the Bat-Signal works to where Catwoman stashes her bullwhip.) Batman scholar Scott Beatty has compiled hundreds of excellent panels and covers from the original comic, and he displays commanding knowledge cataloging Gotham's most colorful characters in big, splashy spreads. (And no doubt future historians will appreciate his capsulized, 1939-on Batman timeline as an uncanny window into American pop consciousness.

Die-hard fans will find much lacking here, though, like the near-omission of Frank Miller's genius Dark Knight Returns series and not even a passing reference to Batman's poignant love-hate connection with all of the Man of Steel. --Paul Hughes But what DK's Ultimate Guide does, it does well--examining neat Bat-minutiae and delivering a primer on the post-no-man's-land comic continuity.



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