Batman Archives, Vol. 4 (Batman Archives #4)
After witnessing the death of his parents as a child, Batman began a mission of vengeance and justice. Vowing to defend those who could not protect themselves, Batman was soon joined by the acrobatic Robin in fulfillment of this selfless task. Through the years, this dynamic duo has fought side by side against organized crime, alien invaders, world conquerors, mad scientis...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by DC Comics
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This is when Batman went from dull to fun as all get out. Unlike the 1960's Batman it does not feel like the creators are making fun of the book but realizing that during WW2 America needed some where to escape and Batman never in these pages tackled the axis but his stable of villains just got weirder like the story where the joker swipes a house. The humor stands up well today.
William "Bill" Finger was an American comic strip and comic book writer best known as the uncredited co-creator, with Bob Kane, of the DC Comics character Batman, as well as the co-architect of the series' development. In later years, Kane acknowledged Finger as "a contributing force" in the character's creation. Comics historian Ron Goulart, in Comic Book Encyclopedia, refers to Batman as the "cr...moreMore about Bill Finger...