For 75 years, the legend of the Dark Knight has been entertaining fans in print, on screen and everywhere else. And now you can own a year-by-year chronicle that tells you everything you need to know about the millionaire Bruce Wayne and his vigilante alter-ego, Batman. A history lesson in all things Caped Crusader, perfect for swotting up on before Ben Affleck wears the cowl in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice next year, this gift book shows how the DC Comics crime fighter went on to become one of the world's most-loved superheroes. There is original comic artwork to immerse yourself in and the book also covers some of Batman's famous friends and foes, offering in-depth profiles of Robin, the Joker, Catwoman and more. As well as featuring all the Batman films and TV series - both live-action and animated - the bumper book also celebrates the writers and illustrators of the iconic comic book character, including Jim Lee and Bob Kane - the men who created him. A real treat for any 'Bat-fan'.
There's no stopping Marvel! For the past few years, their classic characters have been brought to the big screen in hit film after hit film, while the comics have continued to go from strength to strength. The likes of the X-Men, Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America are much-loved characters that have long been ingrained in popular culture and after the success of the films starring Andrew Garfield, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Evans, they now entertain a whole new fanbase too! Fully updated and expanded, this book gives Marvel fans all the information they'll ever need about the 1,000 various heroes and villains that now exist in the much-expanded universe that was established by Stan Lee all those years ago. Full of original comic book art, there are also little-known facts featured throughout this brilliant fan's guide.