(W) Robert Greenberger, Matthew K. Manning Featuring an Introduction by Jerry Robinson! Over the decades since his first appearance in the 1939, Batman and his alter-ego Bruce Wayne have thrilled readers with their adventures, close calls, dramatic storylines, and even death! Jump in the Batmobile and get ready for a wild ride with this is complete and in-depth look at the development of America's most popular super hero. From his vigilante days to his television stardom, from Dark Knight to mentor, this memorabilia and anecdote-packed collection follows the masked man on his crime-fighting career, and charts the history of the comics and movies that bear his name. With removable artifacts and never-before-seen sketches, notes, and plans, The Batman Vault is the perfect gift for Bat-fan's of all ages.