The Story of Batman

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Scholastic, Mar 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Kids will love this adventure-filled story featuring a favorite and timeless superhero--Batman, The Dark Knight!Once, Bruce Wayne was the luckiest boy in Gotham City. He had two loving parents, a wonderful home, and even a butler. Then one night, Bruce's parents met an awful end, and Bruce was left all alone. This is the story of his journey to find his place in the world and his special secret identity--Batman!

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Review: Batman #8: The Story Of Batman

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

I really liked how it told the whole background story of Batman, clearly something I'd never heard before. It was also told well and made more interesting with the pictures, which is always the point of them - to add to the story, not just be there. Read full review

Review: Scholastic Reader Level 3: Batman #8: The Story Of Batman

User Review  - Sydney - Goodreads

A superhero book for beginning readers that explains how Batman became so awesome. Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Scott Peterson is an award-winning San Francisco-based photographer. His work has appeared in many cookbooks including Pizza, and magazines such as Bon Apptit, Sunset, and Health.

In 1936, Bob Kane penciled and inked his first comic book work, "Hiram Hick," By 1938, he was selling humorous filler stories to DC Comics. That same year, he met writer Bill Finger and they began collaborating on their most famous effort, "Batman "which first appeared in "Detective Comics #27" (May 1939). Kane's work subsequently appeared in various one-man art shows at galleries and museums nationwide, and he released a number of limited-edition lithographs. Kane also served as a consultant on the 1989 "Batman "feature film and its sequels, and published an autobiography, "Batman and Me.