Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight by Travis Langley,Michael Uslan,Dennis O'Neil

By Travis Langley,Michael Uslan,Dennis O'Neil

A trip at the back of the masks and into the brain of Gotham City's Caped
Crusader, the darkish Knight who conjures up worry in evildoers everywhere

Batman is without doubt one of the so much compelling and enduring characters to come back from the Golden Age of Comics, and curiosity in his tale has merely elevated via numerous incarnations because his first visual appeal in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Why does this superhero with no superpowers fascinate us? What does that fascination say about us? Batman and Psychology explores those and different exciting questions on the masked vigilante, together with: Does Batman have PTSD?  Why does he struggle crime? Why as a vigilante? Why the masks, the bat, and the underage associate? Why are his so much intimate relationships with "bad ladies" he should lock up? And why will not he kill that homicidal, green-haired clown?

  • Gives you clean insights into the advanced internal global of Batman and Bruce Wayne and the lifestyles and characters of Gotham City
  • Explains mental conception and ideas throughout the lens of 1 of the world's most well-liked comedian booklet characters
  • Written by means of a psychology professor and "Superherologist" (scholar of superheroes)

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