With the Dark Knight Rises coming to theathers this summer Insight Editions is bringing us 2 books that help us understand the history of the Bat and the Batmobile itself.
For the first time, the Dark Knight’s secrets are revealed in The Dark Knight Manual, which details all of Wayne’s cutting-edge collaborations with Lucius Fox at Wayne Enterprises. The Manual gives readers unprecedented access to Batman’s amazing arsenal featuring numerous documents and items including: designs and upgrades for the Batsuit, the specifications of the Utility Belt, blueprints for the Batcave, detailed dossiers on foes and allies, plans for the Dark Knight’s latest vehicles, and much, much more. All these, and a plethora of never-before-published materials, shine a light on how the mysterious Bruce Wayne operates as Gotham City’s greatest protector.
The Dark Knight Manual will be available at retailers nationwide in June 2012.
Hardcover, $40.00, June 2012
112 pages, More than 35 removable insert items and dossiers
Hardcover, $35.00, June 2012
148 pages, More than 100 full color photographs and illustrations
Written by Mark Cotta Vaz, Foreword: Q&A with Paul Levitz & Nathan Crowley
Published by Insight Editions