These are more picture reference books with lots of history thrown in. 190 pages and slightly larger than a paperback. 10 dollars each.
From his first appearance in Detective Comics No. 27 in May 1939, Batman has thrilled imaginations across the globe. This character portrait pays tribute to the World’s Greatest Detective, from his early days as a pulp-inflected comics hero to his current stature as a global icon, one of the greatest cultural artifacts of modern times. Through Robin, Catwoman, the Joker, and beyond, this volume looks at the complicated personality and the dynamic relationships that defined Batman. With 192 pages of the greatest Batman images and text by Paul Levitz, author of the Eisner Award–winning 75 Years of DC Comics, The Little Book of Batman is your definitive guide to the tragedy and triumph of the Dark Knight.
Since first appearing in Action Comics No. 1 in April 1938, Superman has stood as the pre-eminent symbol of truth and justice. Captivating minds for over 75 years, the Last Son of Krypton has appeared in thousands of comic books, cartoons, TV shows, and movies. His tragic beginning led to a life as an outsider, fighting for his adopted home while securing his standing as humanity’s iconic protector and champion. With 192 pages of the best images of the Man of Steel and text by Paul Levitz, author of the Eisner Award–winning 75 Years of DC Comics, The Little Book of Superman is your definitive guide to the biggest Super Hero of them all.
Debuting in All Star Comics No. 8 in December 1941, the warrior Amazon Princess is a feminist icon whose strength is equaled by her empathy and compassion. Appearing in comic books, newspaper strips, and TV shows for almost 75 years, Wonder Woman stands as a towering figure in pop culture, and a role model in her fight for justice, love, peace, and gender equality. Her creator, William Moulton Marston, said she was as beautiful as Aphrodite, as wise as Athena, as fast as Mercury, and as strong as Hercules—but she’s all that and more! With 192 pages of the greatest Wonder Woman images and text by Paul Levitz, author of the Eisner Award–winning 75 Years of DC Comics, The Little Book of Wonder Woman is your definitive guide to the most popular female comic-book Super Hero of all time.