The origin and first appearance of one of DC's iconic super heroes takes place here. Jay Garrick, the original Flash, is introduced in a story by Gardner Fox and Harry Lampert! NOTE: Sorry, not all stories shown on the cover can be included.
The second appearance of Batman in a story by character creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger. The start of a Batman tale introducing Doctor Death, Batman's first named villain, in the Gardner F. Fox story "The Batman Meets Doctor Death!" NOTE: Not all backup stories advertised on the cover will be included.
American popular culture has produced few heroic figures as famous and enduring as that of the Batman. The dark, mysterious hero who debuted in 1939Õs DETECTIVE COMICS #27 as the lone ÒBat-manÓ quickly grew into the legend of the Caped Crusader. After his landmark debut and origin story the Dark Knight was given many seminal elements including his partner in crime-fighting Robin, the Boy Wonder, and such adversaries as the Joker, Hugo Strange and Catwoman. BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE VOLUME ONE collects all of the Dark Knight DetectiveÕs first-ever adventures from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-45, BATMAN #1-3 and NEW YORK WORLDÕS FAIR COMICS #2.
More than 300 pages of the famous super-teamÕs inaugural exploits! Superman. Batman. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Green Lantern. Aquaman. The Martian Manhunter. Green Arrow. As individuals, their names are legend. Together, they are even greater than the sum of their parts. They are the Justice League of America, and they stand for truth, justice and the American way! Since they were first commissioned by renowned DC Comics editor Julius Schwartz in 1960, the Justice League has thrilled audiences across the globe in tales that span time and space. Collects THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28-30, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1-8 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #75, and includes the classic tales ÒDoom of the Star Diamond,Ó ÒThe Slave Ship of SpaceÓ and ÒStarro the Conqueror!Ó
Featuring the first appearance of Dick Grayson! As Batman's sidekick Robin debuts, learn how Dick Grayson went from circus performer to the Boy Wonder to crime-fighter!
The perfect companion piece to the CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS and HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE trade paperbacks, this book features the classic tales of interaction between the heroes of Earth-One and Earth-Two. Existing in two different realities, theheroes of the Justice League team up with their predecessors the Justice Society of America in order to save both their worlds. Featuring different incarnations of Batman, Superman, the Flash and many other classic heroes. Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #21-22, #29-30, #37-38, and #46-47.
For the first time, DC Comics collects Batman stories originally published between 1948 and 1966 that were adapted into specific episodes of the classic Batman TV series! Starring The Joker, The Penguin, The Riddler and Mr. Freeze (here called –Mr. Zero”), and featuring the debut of Batgirl, these stories have never been collected together before. Collected from BATMAN #53, 73, 121, 140, 169 and 171, and DETECTIVE COMICS #230, 346 and 359.
He is a scientist. He is a family man. He is a master of momentum. He is one of the world's greatest superheroes. He cannot be outrun. He is the FlashÉ and he is the Fastest Man Alive. Jary Garrick first sped onto the scene in 1940 and in the three-quarters of a century since his earliest super-speedster adventures, Barry Allen and Wally West have carried on wearing the symbol of the yellow lightning bolt as the Flash combating evil throughout Keystone City, Central City, the multiverse, and time itself. From his fleet-footed debut by Gardner Fox and Harry Lampert to his modern fiery forms by Mark Waid, Geoff Johns and Francis Manupal, THE FLASH: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS collects the stories of the Scarlet Speedsters' heroics at hypervelocity, from such legendary comic talents as Robert Kanigher, Carmine Infantino, John Broome, Len Wein, Cary Bates, Irv Novick, George Perez, William Messner-Loebs, Mike Wieringo, Scott Kollins, Ethan Van Sciver and more.