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Author Burgan, Michael, author.
Title What is the story of Batman? / by Michael Burgan ; illustrated by Jake Murray.
Pub Info New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]
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Descript 106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm + 1 poster
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Series What is the story of?
What is--? (Penguin Workshop (Firm))
Note "An official Who HQ book"--Cover
"Color timeline inside!"--Cover
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Contents What is the story of Batman? -- The birth of Batman -- The first adventures -- The villains -- A popular super hero -- Batman comes to television -- Batman's changing world -- The Dark Knight -- The new Batman movies -- Batman lives!
Summary "Bruce Wayne, a wealthy American philanthropist and business owner, and Batman, his crime-fighting alter ego, have been entertaining audiences since 1939. The character was so popular after appearing in Detective Comics that DC Comics decided to give Batman a comic book of his own. In doing so, they created one of the company's most successful franchises. Author Michael Burgan details the history of Batman--from his tragic origin story and his infamous arch enemies--to his iconic depictions in television and movies throughout the years. This book shows readers why this superhero with no superpowers is so beloved around the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject Batman (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile literature.
Kane, Bob -- Juvenile literature.
Batman (Comic strip) -- Juvenile literature.
Batman (Television program : 1966-1968) -- Juvenile literature.
Superheroes -- Juvenile literature.
Batman films -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Informational works.
Illustrated works.
Add Author Murray, Jake, illustrator.
ISBN 9781524788339
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