Batman: The Golden Age Vol. 1
Downloadable Graphic Novel
American popular culture has produced few heroic figures as famous and enduring as that of the Batman. The dark, mysterious hero who debuted in 1939's DETECTIVE COMICS #27 as the lone 'Bat-man' quickly grew into the legend of the Caped Crusader. After his landmark debut and origin story the Dark Knight was given many seminal elements including his partner in crime-fighting Robin, the Boy Wonder, and such adversaries as the Joker, Hugo Strange and Catwoman. BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE VOLUME ONE collects all of the Dark Knight Detective's first-ever adventures from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-45, BATMAN #1-3 and NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #2.
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In April, 2019, Batman turned 80. In New York City, there is a current exhibition at the Society of Illustrators titled “Illustrating Batman: Eighty Years of Comics and Pop Culture” which shows the evolution of Batman with vintage and modern original comics art, as well as interior and cover pages. Batman debuted in Detective Comics No. 27 on March 30, 1939 and has evolved over the last 80… (more)