Holy Franchise Batman Bringing the Caped Crusader to the Screen SC (2012) comic books
1st printing. Written by Gary Collinson. Since the Caped Crusader first made the leap from comics to silver screen in the early 1940s, generations of audiences have been captivated by the screen adventures of Batman. This book begins with the early movie serials of the 1940s and charts the development of Batman's many exploits across both live action and animation, presenting a comprehensive overview of his illustrious screen career. From the classic 1960s television series starring Adam West and Burt Ward to the hugely successful blockbuster feature films as well as animated outings, this book explores the evolution of Batman on a journey that has taken him from camp crime fighter to Dark Knight. Softcover, 8 1/2 in. x 8 1/2-in., 256 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.