In May 1939, Detective Comics number 27 introduced a new kind of hero to the world this hero stalked the night, using his frightening appearance, supreme physical training and detective skills to bring criminals to justice and he called himself the Bat Man This collection follows the early adventures of Gotham s Dark Knight protector.
The Batman Chronicles Volume Five In May Detective Comics number introduced a new kind of hero to the world this hero stalked the night using his frightening appearance supreme physical training and detective skills to brin
Not that great but I still enjoyed it.
Compared to Superman and other Golden Age comics, this Volume of Batman stories from late 1941 and 1942 show how Batman was already emerging as very different from its golden age counterparts. Five of the fourteen stories involve supervillains with three battles against the Joker and two against the Penguin. While these don't show the big scale absurdity of later plans, they do show promise and a hint of the schemes to come. In addition, the book has a nice Christmas story and a true underrated [...]
Some good Joker stories, and Penguin debuts. Kane finally figures out how to lay out the panels so they make sense and it's all a bit repetitive with all the gangster mysteries.