May 31, 2007

BATMAN AD : Batman From The 30's To The 70's Hardback Book

Here's a picture sent in by a BAT-BLOG reader that I meant to share awhile back but like a moron put it in the wrong folder & didn't find it until now, ha ha. Sorry, Frank but thanks for a very cool picture of an original ad placed in a publication for bookstore owners to order books. It was an ad from the publishers of the now classic hardback book BATMAN FROM THE 30's TO THE 1970's! I had this book as a kid & still have it in my personal collection. It's one of my all-time favorite bat-items. It has some really great stories & wonderful graphics. In the picture up above you can see the large hardback book on the right, the ad is on the left side...nice! The artwork is done by classic Silver Age artist Carmine Infantino! Thanks again Frank for this piece of Bat-History!

1 comment:

__Neal said...

I remember having this book as a kid. Although DC reprinted random old stories in their comics, this was the first book I can recall that put Batman's evolution as a character into some sort of historical perspective. The stories chosen for the book were perfect, reflecting key moments in the crimefighter's career. I wish I knew what I did with that book. Lost in the sands of time, I suppose...