Batman Archives HC Vol 05
The Dynamic Duo's adventures get weirder and deadlier, as Batman and Robin battle gangsters, corruption, blackmail, and an assortment of evildoers in the BATMAN ARCHIVES Volume 5, a 228-page hardcover featuring an introduction by legendary Batman writer and editor Dennis O'Neil. Reprinting Batman's appearances in DETECTIVE COMICS #103-119 (1945-1946), BATMAN ARCHIVES Volume 5 features the work of some of the most beloved and widely recognized Batman writers and artists ever, including Bill Finger, Bob Kane, Dick Sprang, Win Mortimer, Jack Burnley, and Howard Sherman. The tantalizing Golden Age tales featured within include Bruce Wayne losing his fortune and his nighttime alter ego Batman bringing the embezzler to justice; Batman and Robin solving the mystery of the ghost that haunts Gotham Library; the Dynamic Duo meeting Robin Hood when they time-travel (through hypnosis!); going head to head with Scorpio, the master of science and sorcery; and traveling to London to work with Scotland Yard! This volume also features three separate run-ins with the Mephistopheles of Mirth - the Joker! BATMAN ARCHIVES Volume 5 is a 228-page hardcover.