This ‘Batman: The Silver Age Newspaper Comics Volume 3 (1969-1972)’ is a story shaped in a classic comic way. It is a special book that shows the old fashion of DC. An interesting time capsule of coolness!
The last volume of the “Silver Age Batman Newspaper Comics” features a genuine Who is Who of Gotham City and further than: Superman, Green Arrow, Joker, The Penguin, Mad Hatter, Scarecrow, Riddler, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Two-Face, Batgirl, Catwoman, Killer Moth, Poison Ivy, and Black Canary, bonus the introduction of the strange Man-Bat! And if all that was not sufficient, incorporated are the four months of rare 1972 strips that were created by the Ledger Syndicate, without input of DC, in which Batman was no longer appear, even though Bruce Wayne continued as a character. Batman expert Joe Desris explains it all in an astute introduction. This comic book includes all strips from June 1 – 1969 through April 29 – 1972.
The Silver Age Caped Crusader comes to the Library IDW of American Comics in affiliation with DC Entertainment, the Eisner and Harvey Award-winning print gives the luxurious archival treatment to the traditional 1960s Batman newspaper strip. The whole series, which ran from the year of 1966 until 1972, has in no way been reprinted and will be collected in three perfect volumes. The strip debuted in May 1966 on the heels of the Batmania trend resulting from the hit television show. The series displayed stories by longtime editor Whitney Ellsworth and art by DC stalwarts Shelly Moldoff, Carmine Infantino and Joe Giella.
The initial volume, reprinting all B&W color and dailies Sundays from 1966 and 1967, features a list of well known star of Batman and Robin characters, including Catwoman, the Joker, the Penguin, Poison Ivy, and Batgirl!
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