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Greenberger, Robert: The Essential Batman Encyclopedia. New York: Del Rey, 2008. (388 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: englisch
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-0-345-50106-6
BibTeX citation key: Greenberger2008
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Batman", Bildband, Lexikon, Superheld, USA
Creators: Greenberger
Publisher: Del Rey (New York)
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Abstract
The ultimate guide to the man behind the mask . . . and the mythology behind the man.
“Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot. So my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible. … I shall become a bat!” So declared millionaire industrialist Bruce Wayne, orphaned as a boy by a murderous thug and driven as a man to battle the scourge of crime by becoming Batman. Batman swooped into popular culture in 1939—and for nearly seventy years has thrilled audiences in countless comics, live-action and animated television programs, and seven feature films. Prowling the darkened rooftops of Gotham City, roaring through the teeming streets in the sleek, high-powered Batmobile, and leaping into action when the iconic Bat-Signal pierces the night sky, the Caped Crusader is a larger-than-life legend. And now, for the first time in more than thirty years, everything there is to know about Batman—from the beginning to the present, and from A to Z–is collected in one comprehensive new sourcebook. More than 500 pages of entries and illustrations include:
  • fascinating details and the complete background on Batman’s origins
  • biographies of every major character in the Batman universe—including his closest allies, from Robin the Boy Wonder and faithful butler Alfred Pennyworth to Commissioner Gordon; and his countless enemies, from the Joker, Penguin, Catwoman, and the Riddler to Scarecrow, Two-Face, Ra’s al Ghul and Poison Ivy
  • classic black-and-white comic book artwork throughout
  • two sixteen-page full-color artwork inserts

  
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