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The Many lives of the Batman

critical approaches to a superhero and his media

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Published by BFI Publishing in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Roberta E. Pearson and William Uricchio.
ContributionsPearson, Roberta E., Uricchio, William.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,213p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17359327M
ISBN 100851702767

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a American superhero film featuring the DC Comics characters Batman and is a follow-up to 's Man of Steel and the second installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU). The film is directed by Zack Snyder, written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer, and features an ensemble cast that includes Henry Cavill, Based on: Characters, from DC Comics. Tim Hanley (author of Wonder Woman Unbound and Investigating Lois Lane) is back with another superhero spotlight book, The Many Lives of Catwoman.I recently talked to Tim about all things Catwoman, from Michelle Pfeiffer’s iconic performance in Batman Returns to the dubious ’90s era featuring salacious Jim Balent art and the more recent, critically acclaimed run by Ed Brubaker .

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The Many Lives of Catwoman is a book that I'm happy to have purchased and would gladly recommend to others. (And, now having noticed that the same author published the book on Wonder Woman that's also on my to-read list, I'm very excited to pick it up and begin reading.)/5(16). A good book, but full of weird words I have never seen used anywhere else.

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This fresh new sequel retains the best of the original chapters but also includes images, new chapters and new contributions from the Batman writers and editors.