The Batman Chronicles, Vol. 5 by Bill Finger

The Batman Chronicles, Vol. 5

The fifth volume in the series reprinting every Batman comics story ever published in chronological order features the Dark Knight in early stories that originally appeared in Detective Comics, Batman, and World's Finest Comics. This volume features newly deputized (as of the final story in volume 4) Batman and Robin's epic battles with the Joker and many other denizens of Gotham City's underworld, including their first two encounters with the Pe...

Details The Batman Chronicles, Vol. 5

TitleThe Batman Chronicles, Vol. 5
Release DateApr 29th, 2008
PublisherDC Comics
GenreDc Comics, Batman, Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, Comics, Comic Book, Superheroes

Reviews The Batman Chronicles, Vol. 5

  • Vincent Pablo
    Not that great... but I still enjoyed it.
  • Adam Graham
    Compared to Superman and other Golden Age comics, this Volume of Batman stories from late 1941 and 1942 show how Batman was already emerging as very different from its golden age counterparts. Five of the fourteen stories involve supervillains with three battles against the Joker and two against the Penguin. While these don't show the big scale absurdity of later plans, they do show promise and a hint of the schemes to come. In addition, the book...
  • Russell Grant
    Some good Joker stories, and Penguin debuts. Kane finally figures out how to lay out the panels so they make sense and it's all a bit repetitive with all the gangster mysteries.