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Bat-Manga!

The Secret History of Batman in Japan

Bat-Manga!( )
Author: Kidd, Chip
Translator: Ishii, Anne
Series title:Pantheon Graphic Library
ISBN:978-0-375-71484-9
Publication Date:Oct 2008
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

The two hottest genres in comics gleefully collide head-on, as the most beloved American superhero gets the coolest Japanese manga makeover ever. In 1966, during the height of the first Batman craze, a weekly Japanese manga anthology for boys, Shonen King, licensed the rights to commission its own Batman and Robin stories. A year later, the stories stopped. They were never collected in Japan, and never translated into English. Now, in this gorgeously produced book,...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / Crime & Mystery
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.65 x 11 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:3.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Kidd, Chip (Author)
Chip Kidd has designed book jackets for Alfred A. Knopf for over a decade. His work has been featured in "Vanity Fair", "Print", "Entertainment Weekly", "The New Republic", "Time", "The New York Times", "Graphis", "New York", and "ID" magazine. He lives in New York City.

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