One of Batman's oldest enemies, Man-Bat is the epitome of Gotham's seedy underbelly, with his shady business deals and deadly mobster crimes. This new anthology collection features some of Penguin's greatest stories throughout the decades as a leading Batman super-villain!
Collects Man Bat (1975 1st Series) #1-2, Man Bat (1996 2nd Series) #1-3, Batman Legends of the Dark Knight (1991) Annual #5, Detective Comics (2011 2nd Series) #23.4, and material from Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) #400, 402 and 407, Secret Origins (1986-1990 2nd Series) #39, Showcase 94 (1994) #11 and Batman Black and White (2013) #2. Written by Gerry Conway, Martin Pasko, Chuck Dixon, Frank Tieri, Frank Robbins, Jan Strnad and Dan DiDio. Art by Steve Ditko & Al Milgrom, Pablo Marcos & Ricardo Villamonte, Flint Henry & Eduardo Barreto, Quique Alcatena, Scot Eaton & Jaime Mendoza, Neal Adams & Dick Giordano, Kevin Nowlan and J.G. Jones. Cover by Jason Fabok. Originally introduced in Batman's early 1970's run, Man-Bat is Dr. Kirk Langstrom, a dedicated scientist who developed a bat-derived serum to restore his fading hearing, which instead transforms him into a savage beast that is half bat, half human!