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The Resource Batman : the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga, written & illustrated by Jiro Kuwata ; translation by Sheldon Drzka ; lettered by Wes Abbott

Batman : the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga, written & illustrated by Jiro Kuwata ; translation by Sheldon Drzka ; lettered by Wes Abbott

Label
Batman : the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga
Title
Batman
Title remainder
the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga
Title number
Volume 1
Statement of responsibility
written & illustrated by Jiro Kuwata ; translation by Sheldon Drzka ; lettered by Wes Abbott
Title variation
Batmanga
Creator
Contributor
Author
Creator
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Member of
Summary
"At the height the 1960's Batman television shows popularity, a shonen manga magazine in Japan serialized fifty-three chapters, starring The Dark Knight, which were all written by Jiro Kuwata. These rare Batman tales were known by relatively few outside of Japan until award-winning designer Chipp Kidd's 2008 book, Bat-Manga!: The Secret History of Batman in Japan (Pantheon Books), introduced them to a whole new generation of Batman fans. In BATMAN: THE JIRO KUWATA BATMANGA VOL. 1, see The Dark Knight and his sidekick Robin fight against some of his strangest villains, including Dr. Faceless and the Human Ball! DC Comics is proud to publish the complete Jiro Kuwata penned Batman Manga adventures in three painstakingly restored and translated volumes. This collection is not to be missed by both Batman and Manga fans alike! BATMAN: THE JIRO KUWATA BATMANGA VOL. 1 collects the first twenty chapters"--
Award
YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2016.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10406490
Cataloging source
ON8
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kuwata, Jir
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6728.B36 K89 2014
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/letterer
Mtll7SjiHzk
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Drzka, Sheldon
  • Abbott, Wes
  • Kane, Bob
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Batmanga
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman (Fictitious character)
  • Robin the Boy Wonder (Fictitious character)
  • Superheroes
  • Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga
Label
Batman : the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga, written & illustrated by Jiro Kuwata ; translation by Sheldon Drzka ; lettered by Wes Abbott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Description based on volume 1
  • "Batman created by Bob Kane."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9781401255527
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o903537603
  • (OCoLC)903537603
Label
Batman : the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga, written & illustrated by Jiro Kuwata ; translation by Sheldon Drzka ; lettered by Wes Abbott
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Description based on volume 1
  • "Batman created by Bob Kane."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9781401255527
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o903537603
  • (OCoLC)903537603

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