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Batman: Year One

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ISBN13: 9781401207526
ISBN10: 1401207529
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A deluxe trade paperback edition of one of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever, written by Frank Miller, author of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS!

In addition to telling the entire dramatic story of Batman's first year fighting crime, this collection includes reproductions of original pencils, promotional art, script pages, unseen David Mazzucchelli Batman art and more.


The story of how Batman's career started, told in graphic novel form.



About the Author

Frank Miller began his career in comics in the late 1970s and rose to fame while first drawing, and then writing, Daredevil for Marvel Comics. He was also the creative force behind Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Year One, and Batman: The Dark Knight Strikes Again.  His many works have not only redefined classic characters, but also, on a few occasions, revitalized the comics industry. His creator-owned Sin City hit the page in 1991, and then the silver screen in 2005 — with Miller on board as co-director. His multi-award-winning 300 graphic novel was brought to full-blooded life in the 2007 motion picture of the same name, and in 2008 he directed the feature film of Will Eisner’s The Spirit.

David Mazzucchelli drew his first professional comic book while majoring in painting at the Rhode Island School of Design. After a handful of jobs for Marvel and DC Comics, he became the regular artist on Marvel’s Daredevil, where he first collaborated with writer Frank Miller to produce the highly successful and critically acclaimed seven-part story “Born Again.” David’s most recent project is the self-published Rubber Blanket. His work on BATMAN and Daredevil has earned him both an American Comic Book Award and Spain’s Haxtur Prize.  In 2009, Pantheon Books published Mazzucchelli's Asterios Polyp, which was met with critical acclaim.  In 2010,

Asterios Polyp won three Eisner Awards for Best Graphic Album–New, Best Writer/Artist, Best Lettering.

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AAARRRGGGHHH, November 28, 2007 (view all comments by AAARRRGGGHHH)
Batman Year One is a piece of Art to me. This book captures the early days of Bruce Wayne, his struggle for existance and tells the tale of a BAT! He becomes BATMAN. It also captures dark life and truth related to James Gordan, his struggle for truth, it also tries to capture Sylina Kyle (Catwoman's early days) though I thought somemore could have been added. I loved the pacing, the dialogues, the struggle within the characters. It is a pure collaboration of art and literature. David's illustrations are fabulous. Perhaps a very very good book written by Frank Miller after Dark Knight Returns. I love this book.
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Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli
DC Comics
Mazzucchelli, David
Miller, Frank
Mazzucchelli, David
D C Comics
Graphic Novels - Superheroes
Super Heroes
Comic books, strips, etc.
Batman (Fictitious character)
Graphic Novels
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12.25 x 9 x 7 in 13.26 lb

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