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Batman : a celebration of 75 years.

Contributor(s): Kane, Bob | Finger, Bill, 1914-1974 | O'Neil, Dennis, 1939- | Miller, Frank, 1957- | Sprang, Dick, 1915-2000 | Adams, Neal, 1941- | Infantino, Carmine | Mazzucchelli, David | Kidd, Chip.
Material type: TextTextDescription: 395 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781401247584 (hardback); 140124758X (hardback).Subject(s): COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Superheroes | Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Vigilantes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Comic books, strips, etc. -- United StatesGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Superhero comic books, strips, etc. | Graphic novels.DDC classification: 741.5/973 Other classification: CGN004080
Contents:
The Dynamic Duo. The case of the Chemical Syndicate (Detective Comics #27 (1939)) / writer, Bill Finger ; artist, Bob Kane -- The legend of the Batman-- who he is and how he came to be (Batman #1 (1940)) / writer, Bill Finger ; penciller, Bob Kane ; inkers, Bob Kane & Sheldon Moldoff -- Accidentally on purpose (Detecitve Comics #83 (1944)) / writer, Don Cameron ; penciller, Jack Burnley ; inker, George Roussos -- The scoop of the century (Batman #49 (1948)) / writer, Bill Finger ; pencillers, Bob Kane (figures), Lew Sayre Schwartz (backgrounds) ; inker, Lew Sayre Schwartz -- The Jungle Cat-Queen (Detective Comics #211 (1954)) / writer, Edmond Hamilton ; penciller, Dick Sprand ; inker, Charles Paris -- The Caped Crusader. The Batman of tomorrow (Detective comics #216 (1955)) / writer, Edmond Hamilton ; penciller, Dick Strang ; inker, Charles Paris -- The origin of the Superman-Batman team (World's Finest comics #94 (1958)) / writer, Edmond Hamilton ; penciller, Dick Sprang ; inker, Stan Kay -- The mystery of the menacing mask (Detective Comics #327 (1964)) / writer, John Broome ; penciller, Carmine Infantino ; inker, Joe Giella -- Beware of Poison Ivy! (Batman #181 (1966)) / writer, Bob Kanigher ; penciller, Sheldon Moldoff ; inker, Joe Giella -- The million dollar debut of Batgirl (Detective Comics #359) (1967)) / writer, Gardner Fox ; penciller, Carmine Infantino ; inker, Sid Greene -- Creature of the night. The secret of the waiting graves (Detective Comics #395 (1970)) / writer, Denny O'Neil ; penciller, Neal Adams ; inker, Dick Giordano -- Death flies the haunted sky (Detective Comics #442 (1974)) / writer, Archie Goodwin ; artist, Alex Toth -- The deadshot ricochet (Detective Comics #474 (1977)) / writer, Steve Englehart ; penciller, Marshall Rogers ; inker Terry Austin -- Wanted: Santa Claus-- dead or alive (DC Special Series #1 (1984)) / writer, Mike W. Barr ; penciller, Michael Golden ; inker, Mike DeCarlo -- The Dark Knight. My beginning-- and my probable end (Detective Comics #574 (1987)) / writer, Mike W. Barr ; penciller, Alan Davis ; inker, Paul Neary -- Identity crisis (Detective Comics #633)) / writer, Peter Milligan ; artist, Tom Mandrake -- Broken bat (Batman #497 (1993)) / writer, Doug Moench ; artist, Jim Aparo ; inker, Dick Giordano -- Knight out (Detective Comics #711 (1977)) / writer, Chuck Dixon ; penciller, Graham Nolan ; inker, Cam Smith -- Air time (Detective Comics #757 (2011)) / writer, Greg Rucka ; penciller, Rick Burchett ; inker, Rodney Ramos -- The beautiful people (Detective Comics #821 (2006)) / writer, Paul Dini ; artist, J.H. Williams III -- Rebirth. Trust fall (Batman #2 (2011)) / writer, Scott Snyder ; penciller, Greg Capullo ; inker, Jonathan Glapiion -- The case of the Chemical Syndicate (Detectice Comics #27 reimagining (2014)) / writer, Brad Meltzer ; designer, Chip Kidd ; origial story writer, Bill Finger ; artist, Bob Kane.
Summary: "2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Batman, the world's greatest detective! And if a hero is measured by his foes, then Batman is truly the greatest hero of all, as his incredible rogues gallery is unrivaled in comics history. This new title collects the best Batman stories of all time, arranged according to era, and featuring appearances by The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, The Riddler and many others"--Summary: "Celebrating Batman's 75th anniversary in 2014. Collecting the best of Batman from different periods, each section features a description of the political, social, artistic and editorial decisions that shaped the stories during each period. Collects work by Batman creator Bob Kane, plus writers Bill Finger, Dennis O'Neil, Frank Miller and others, and artists Dick Sprang, Neal Adams, Carmine Infantino, David Mazzucchelli and others. Rated PR"--
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Adult graphic novels BATMAN G BAT (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562015348446
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Originally published in single magazine form in Detective Comics #27, 83, 211, 216, 327, 359, 395, 442, 474, 574, 633, 711, 757 and 821; World's Finest Comics #94; DC Special series #21; Batman Special #1; Batman (2011 series) #2, and a new reimagining of Detective Comics #27 by Chip KIdd.

"Batman created by Bob Kane."

Part I: The Dynamic Duo. The case of the Chemical Syndicate (Detective Comics #27 (1939)) / writer, Bill Finger ; artist, Bob Kane -- The legend of the Batman-- who he is and how he came to be (Batman #1 (1940)) / writer, Bill Finger ; penciller, Bob Kane ; inkers, Bob Kane & Sheldon Moldoff -- Accidentally on purpose (Detecitve Comics #83 (1944)) / writer, Don Cameron ; penciller, Jack Burnley ; inker, George Roussos -- The scoop of the century (Batman #49 (1948)) / writer, Bill Finger ; pencillers, Bob Kane (figures), Lew Sayre Schwartz (backgrounds) ; inker, Lew Sayre Schwartz -- The Jungle Cat-Queen (Detective Comics #211 (1954)) / writer, Edmond Hamilton ; penciller, Dick Sprand ; inker, Charles Paris -- Part II: The Caped Crusader. The Batman of tomorrow (Detective comics #216 (1955)) / writer, Edmond Hamilton ; penciller, Dick Strang ; inker, Charles Paris -- The origin of the Superman-Batman team (World's Finest comics #94 (1958)) / writer, Edmond Hamilton ; penciller, Dick Sprang ; inker, Stan Kay -- The mystery of the menacing mask (Detective Comics #327 (1964)) / writer, John Broome ; penciller, Carmine Infantino ; inker, Joe Giella -- Beware of Poison Ivy! (Batman #181 (1966)) / writer, Bob Kanigher ; penciller, Sheldon Moldoff ; inker, Joe Giella -- The million dollar debut of Batgirl (Detective Comics #359) (1967)) / writer, Gardner Fox ; penciller, Carmine Infantino ; inker, Sid Greene -- Part III: Creature of the night. The secret of the waiting graves (Detective Comics #395 (1970)) / writer, Denny O'Neil ; penciller, Neal Adams ; inker, Dick Giordano -- Death flies the haunted sky (Detective Comics #442 (1974)) / writer, Archie Goodwin ; artist, Alex Toth -- The deadshot ricochet (Detective Comics #474 (1977)) / writer, Steve Englehart ; penciller, Marshall Rogers ; inker Terry Austin -- Wanted: Santa Claus-- dead or alive (DC Special Series #1 (1984)) / writer, Mike W. Barr ; penciller, Michael Golden ; inker, Mike DeCarlo -- Part IV: The Dark Knight. My beginning-- and my probable end (Detective Comics #574 (1987)) / writer, Mike W. Barr ; penciller, Alan Davis ; inker, Paul Neary -- Identity crisis (Detective Comics #633)) / writer, Peter Milligan ; artist, Tom Mandrake -- Broken bat (Batman #497 (1993)) / writer, Doug Moench ; artist, Jim Aparo ; inker, Dick Giordano -- Knight out (Detective Comics #711 (1977)) / writer, Chuck Dixon ; penciller, Graham Nolan ; inker, Cam Smith -- Air time (Detective Comics #757 (2011)) / writer, Greg Rucka ; penciller, Rick Burchett ; inker, Rodney Ramos -- The beautiful people (Detective Comics #821 (2006)) / writer, Paul Dini ; artist, J.H. Williams III -- Part V: Rebirth. Trust fall (Batman #2 (2011)) / writer, Scott Snyder ; penciller, Greg Capullo ; inker, Jonathan Glapiion -- The case of the Chemical Syndicate (Detectice Comics #27 reimagining (2014)) / writer, Brad Meltzer ; designer, Chip Kidd ; origial story writer, Bill Finger ; artist, Bob Kane.

"2014 marks the 75th anniversary of Batman, the world's greatest detective! And if a hero is measured by his foes, then Batman is truly the greatest hero of all, as his incredible rogues gallery is unrivaled in comics history. This new title collects the best Batman stories of all time, arranged according to era, and featuring appearances by The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, The Riddler and many others"--

"Celebrating Batman's 75th anniversary in 2014. Collecting the best of Batman from different periods, each section features a description of the political, social, artistic and editorial decisions that shaped the stories during each period. Collects work by Batman creator Bob Kane, plus writers Bill Finger, Dennis O'Neil, Frank Miller and others, and artists Dick Sprang, Neal Adams, Carmine Infantino, David Mazzucchelli and others. Rated PR"--

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