The caped crusade : Batman and the rise of nerd culture /

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Author / Creator:Weldon, Glen, author.
Edition:First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Imprint:New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Description:viii, 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject:Batman -- (Fictitious character)
Batman -- (Fictitious character) -- Social aspects.
Batman -- (Fictitious character)
Batman (Comic strip) -- History.
Batman (Comic strip)
Batman -- (Fictitious character) -- History.
Comic strip characters
Social aspects.
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-305) and index.
Summary:In The Caped Crusade, with humor and insight, Glen Weldon, book critic for NPR and author of Superman: The Unauthorized Biography, lays out Batman's seventy-eight-year cultural history and shows how he has helped make us who we are today and why his legacy remains so strong.