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Author Kuwata, Jir, 1935-

Uniform Title Battoman. English
Title Batman : the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga. Volume 1 / written & illustrated by Jiro Kuwata ; translation by Sheldon Drzka.

Imprint New York : DC Comics, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Graphic Novel  F Kuwata  V. 1    ---  Available
Description 357 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Note "Originally published in Batman the Batmanga Jiro Kuwata Edition, Bat-Manga! and online as Batman: the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga"--Colophon.
Based on the 1960s television program "Batman."
"Batman created by Bob Kane"--T.p.
Book reads from right to left in the traditional Japanese format.
Indexed In: Library Journal, March 2015
Booklist, March 2015
Publishers Weekly Annex, February 2015
Summary "At the height the 1960's Batman television show's popularity, a shonen manga magazine in Japan serialized fifty-three chapters, starring The Dark Knight, which were all written by Jiro Kuwata. These rare Batman tales were known by relatively few outside of Japan until ... Chipp Kidd's 2008 book, Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan ..., introduced them to a whole new generation of Batman fans... see The Dark Knight and his sidekick Robin fight against some of his strangest villains, including Dr. Faceless and the Human Ball!"--Provided by publisher.
Audience Young Adult Follett School Solutions.
Subject Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction.
Robin, the Boy Wonder (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction.
Superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction.
Good and evil -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Fiction.
Superhero graphic novels.
Mystery graphic novels.
Radio and television novels.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Genre/Form Superhero comic books, strips, etc.
Mystery comic books, strips, etc.
Radio and television novels.
Graphic novels.
Added Author Drzka, Sheldon, tr.
Added Title Batmanga
Based on: Batman (Television program : 1966-1968)
ISBN 9781401252779

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