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    Batman: v. 1: Chronicles (Paperback) By (author) Bill Finger, By (author) Gardner F. Fox, By (author) Bob Kane, By (author) Jerry Robinson, By (author) Sheldon Moldoff

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    DescriptionIn May 1939, Detective Comics #27 introduced a new kind of hero to the world - not a brightly costumed Superman or even a trenchcoated investigator like the Spirit; this hero stalked the night, using his frightening appearance, supreme physical training and incomparable detective skills to bring criminals to justice - and he called himself the Bat-Man! This handsome new trade paperback collects the very first adventures of one of the world's greatest superheroes, reprinting his stories sequentially beginning with Detective Comics #27. Incredibly rare and near-impossible to find in their original format, these stories are sure to thrill a whole new generation of readers, much as they caused a sensation originally. Get ready to see Batman begin!


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    Title
    Batman: v. 1
    Subtitle
    Chronicles
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bill Finger, By (author) Gardner F. Fox, By (author) Bob Kane, By (author) Jerry Robinson, By (author) Sheldon Moldoff
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 168 mm
    Height: 258 mm
    Thickness: 256 mm
    Weight: 274 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845760366
    ISBN 10: 1845760360
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GRA
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11000
    DC22: 741.5973
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.2
    BIC subject category V2: FXS
    BISAC V2.8: CGN004080
    Illustrations note
    colour comic strip
    Publisher
    Titan Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Titan Books Ltd
    Publication date
    23 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Bob Kane and Bill Finger are widely regarded as the creators of Batman and also created Robin and Commissioner Gordon, as well as many of the legendary rogues gallery characters, including Catwoman, the Penguin and the Joker. Gardner Fox wrote several early Batman stories, and Justice League of America. Jerry Robinson and Sheldon Moldoff illustrated several of the early Batman strips, but owing to the working practices of the time, were uncredited - until now!
    Review quote
    Starburst Magazine July 2005: " It's fascinating to see ...where these icons came from."