Is any superhero cooler than Batman? He s a crime-fighting vigilante with a sad earlier, a lawless perspective, and a probably never-ending offer of high-tech gadgetry. during this totally illustrated memoir, writer Michael Uslan remembers his trip from early youth fandom via to the many years he spent on a caped campaign of his personal: to deliver Batman to the silver display because the darkish, severe personality he used to be at middle. Uslan's tale lines his direction from the wilds of latest Jersey to the limelight of Hollywood, following his paintings as govt manufacturer on each Batman movie from Tim Burton s 1989 re-envisioning to 2012's The darkish Knight Rises. via all of it, he helped to create the most profitable popular culture franchises of all time.

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