Description : Looks at the essential tools that are necessary to become Batman, including Bat skills, fighting skills, detective skills, and escape skills.
Description : Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's The Superman Handbook, arriving just in time for the June 2006 box office release of Superman Returns!It doesn't take super-powers to save the day, just superknowledge. This follow-up to the legendary Batman Handbook provides the tips, techniques and tricks of the trade to be the hero anywhere, at any time.The Superman Handbook offers practical information to perform Super Rescues of people falling through the air, give Super Aid to treat wounds and poisonings and use Super Skills to break down doors. All are illustrated with step-by-step images for easy use.
Description : A fun foray of escapism grounded in sound science, Becoming Batman provides the background for attaining the realizable—though extreme—level of human performance that would allow you to be a superhero.
Description : This book provides an introduction to 24 iconic figures, real and fictional, that have shaped the detective/mystery genre of popular literature. • Parallel chronologies placing each of the book's 24 subjects in their historical/cultural context • Individual selected bibliographies for each of the 24 figures plus a selected general bibliography of critical sources treating the genre
Description : A touching celebration of humanity's ongoing quest for nobility, greatness, and integrity, as observed through the Batman's cowl. Friedman reminds us what it feels like to enter the mysterious depths of the Batcave as a wide-eyed child, and illustrates how to carry the artifacts found therein to the real, complicated, often troubling world. Charming, spiritual, and inspirational, Wisdom embraces the fantasies of the Batman mythology, and translates them into earnest truths for the everyday superhero.
Description : Tobias Whale is after a secret store of weapons sunk under Gotham City's bay--but Batman has his own plans for protecting the cache.
Description : Presents a guide to the skills needed to become an adventurous archaeologist like Indiana Jones, including how to identify secret passageways and booby traps, how to handle poisonous snakes, and how to break free if you're tied up.
Description : After he falls into Scarecrow's trap, Batman is fitted with a helmet that slowly releases a fear-inducing gas, leaving him terrified of everything around him--even Robin and Nightwing, who are trying to save him.