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Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives, Vol. 1 (Batman: The Dynamic Duo Archives #1)

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Since their first adventure together, Batman and Robin have become pop culture icons. Collected in this spectacular volume are the stories that celebrate that classic partnership between the World's Greatest Detective and the Boy Wonder. Presenting their greatest adventures as they originally appeared in the 1960s, this book includes an unforgettable battle with the Joker, ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by DC Comics (first published 2003)
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Sarah
Mar 06, 2017 Sarah rated it liked it
It is always fun to take a break from the very complex and often dark plots of modern comics and revisit the stories that started it all. This is a great collection of early Detective Comics featuring Batman and the Boy Wonder. The stories are fun, but what makes them really interesting is comparing and contrasting them to modern comics. From a writing stand point, it's remarkable to see how the storytelling style has changed. But, from a broader perspective, these comics are an interesting peek ...more
Joseph
Nov 14, 2016 Joseph rated it really liked it
Although the Silver Age had been in full swing by the year these stories first appeared, 1964 debuted the "New Look" Batman under the aegis of Silver Age progenitor Julius Schwartz. Although there were some cosmetic changes, like the yellow oval around the bat symbol on Batman's chest, the killing off of Alfred, elevator from Wayne Manor to the Batcave, a new sportier Batmobile, the stories themselves were moved away from the sci-fi and Superman-inspired stories of former editor Jack Schiff. Mor ...more
Cyn Mcdonald
Oct 24, 2015 Cyn Mcdonald rated it it was ok
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May through November 1964. Stories are lightweight and silly -- I suppose in keeping with the times, but not very interesting from 50+ years later. I will say that Policewoman Pat Powell holds her own pretty darn well, and in heels.
Marie-pier
Aug 03, 2011 Marie-pier rated it liked it
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ouf que c'est clairement dans ces b.d. la que robin et batman ont eue leurs réputations de mangeux de pop-circle
David
Mar 21, 2012 David rated it it was amazing
My favorite of the Batman DC Archives series. These books reprint "The New Look" Batman from the 1960's, which was a radical change from the Batman of the 40's and 50's. Classic stories and art.
Freda Anderson
Jan 08, 2017 Freda Anderson rated it it was amazing
Fun, campy, old Batman and Robin at their best.
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Gardner Francis Cooper Fox was an American writer best known for creating numerous comic book characters for DC Comics. Comic book historians estimate that he wrote over 4,000 comics stories.

Pseudonyms:
Jefferson Cooper
Bart Sommers
Paul Dean
Ray Gardner
Lynna Cooper
Rod Gray
Larry Dean
Robert Starr
Don, Ed, Warner and Michael Blake
Tex and Willis Blane
Ed Carlisle
Edgar Weston
Tex Slade
Eddie Duane
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