Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight (Wiley by Travis Langley

By Travis Langley

A trip in the back of the masks and into the brain of Gotham City's Caped Crusader, timed for the summer season 2012 unlock of The darkish Knight Rises

Batman is without doubt one of the so much compelling and enduring characters to return from the Golden Age of Comics, and curiosity in his tale has merely elevated via numerous incarnations in view that his first visual appeal in Detective Comics #27 in 1939. Why does this superhero with out superpowers fascinate us? What does that fascination say approximately 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 accomplice? Why are his so much intimate relationships with "bad girls" he should lock up? And why won't he kill that homicidal, green-haired clown?

can provide clean insights into the complicated internal international of Batman and Bruce Wayne and the existence and characters of Gotham City

Explains mental thought and ideas throughout the lens of 1 of the world's preferred comedian e-book characters

Written through a psychology professor and "Superherologist" (scholar of superheroes)

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I'm going to try to do better than just get you a job drawing the Gravmonica Friction-Powered Mouth Organ, all right? " "The big money," Josef said, looking suddenly hungry and gaunt. "That would be good of you, Sammy. I need some of the very big money. " Sammy was startled by the avidity in his cousin's face. Then he realized what the money was wanted for, which made him feel a little afraid. It was hard enough being a disappointment to himself and Ethel without having to worry about four starving Jews in Czechoslovakia.

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