Book & Toy
176 pages, 12 × 8.3 × 5 in
September 30, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1401249272
ISBN - 13: 9781401249274
From the Publisher
The seminal trade paperback graphic novel, BATMAN: DEATH OF THE FAMILY, is now paired with a rubber replica mask of facial flesh worn by the Joker, a must-have for any true fan of Scott Snyder's groundbreaking work. This is the third in DC's series of book and mask sets, following the very popular V FOR VENDETTA BOOK AND MASK SET and the BATMAN: THE COURT OF OWLS BOOK AND MASK SET.
After having his face sliced off one year ago, the Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City! But even for man who's committed a lifetime of murder, he's more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he's closest to? It all leads back to Arkham Asylum...
This new collectors set collects the critically acclaimed tale DEATH OF THE FAMILY from the superstar #1 New York Times best-selling team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. BATMAN VOLUME 3 will have repercussions that will affect the Batman universe for years to come!
Collects BATMAN #13-17 and includes the Joker face replica mask in brand new packaging.
About the Author
Scott Snyder is one of comics' best young writers. His current works include BATMAN, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED, AMERICAN VAMPIRE and SWAMP THING. He has also been published in Zoetrope, Tin House, One-Story, Epoch, Small Spiral Notebook, and other journals, and has a short story collection, Voodoo Heart, which was published by Dial Press. He teaches at Columbia University and Sarah Lawrence University and lives in New York with his wife, Jeanie, and his son, Jack Presley.
"This is a clever and sophisticated Batman—with a dark, edgy, and thought-provoking narrative ably abetted by Capullo's pulpish, detailed art. Readers will find it hard to put down."—Publishers Weekly, starred
"A+. The hero's got personality (and is unafraid to release a quip as sharp as a Batarang), a horde of supervillains, gumption to spare and a whole host of high-tech gadgetry to suitably impress longtime fans and those new to the Dark Knight."—USA Today
"[Writer Scott Snyder] pulls from the oldest aspects of the Batman myth, combines it with sinister-comic elements from the series' best period, and gives the whole thing terrific forward-spin by setting up an honest-to-gosh mystery for Batman to solve."—Entertainment Weekly