In 2005, filmmaker Christopher Nolan redefined Batman for a new generation with Batman Begins
, followed in 2008 by The Dark Knight
, and now 2012’s conclusion to the trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises
. Here, for the first time, is an in-world exploration of Christopher Nolan’s Batman: The Dark Knight Manual
, the definitive guide to his tools, vehicles, and technologies.
Following the destruction of Wayne Manor, Bruce Wayne began to assemble key sketches, diagrams, observations, and other top-secret documents germane to becoming Batman; he then entrusted this manual to his faithful butler, Alfred. Every defining moment is detailed here, charting Wayne’s collaborations with Lucius Fox at Wayne Enterprises on the latest cutting-edge technology.
Featuring removable documents, including the design and capability of the famed utility belt, the hi-tech functions of Batman’s cowl, and every detail of his amazing arsenal of weapons and gadgets, The Dark Knight Manual
reveals how Bruce Wayne operates as Gotham’s greatest protector.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. (s12)
Brandon T. Snider is a New York-based writer and actor who has penned books featuring Superman, Batman, and Green Lantern, in addition to fiction for The Official Smallville Magazine and humor for The Huffington Post. Brandon has also appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Chappelle's Show, and Law & Order: SVU, as well as in commercials, stage productions, and short films.