Collected Batman [hardcover] Kidd, Chip,Spear, Geoff [Oct 18, 1996] …

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Vintage Batman Collected Large Hardback Book By Chip Kidd. Shop Stock Room Find. Released by Titan Books London Ltd in l996, this fantastic Batman Collected Book was conceived by the book world's most celebrated graphic designer, this hauntingly beautiful celebration of Batman collectibles and memorabilia captures many rarities that have never before been exhibited or photographed and includes a free make your own Batman paper toy. There's an unusual vigor and inventiveness to the graphic design of Batman Collected, which isn't surprising given that the author, Chip Kidd, is the book jacket designer who created the eye-catching jackets for Jurassic Park, All the Pretty Horses, Intensity and other Knopf titles. Here, Kidd, a dedicated collector of Batman memorabilia, presents hundreds of rare items from his collection, photographed in an appropriately bold and ominous manner by Geoff Spear, accompanied by Kidd's resourceful essay on the lure of Batman collecting and the evolution of the visual aspects of the character and his colleagues and foes. The array of products featured in the 500 photos, 460 in color, is extraordinary, from watches to cars to figurines to milk containers to corn chips. The book also includes an exclusive blow-in Batman paper toy. Shop Stock Room Find. Discovered in the store room of a closing down shop with a whole host of other comics, books and annuals from the same era. All Orders Received before 4.00pm Mondays to Fridays are dispatched the same day