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Paperback, Penguin Group USA, 2012, ISBN13 9780452297845, ISBN10 0452297842
Outrageous, fascinating and bizarre facts from every corner of the comic book universeWhat comic book artist was the recipient of an on-stage thank you from Paul McCartney and an on-air apology from Johnny Carson? What superhero got his powers by being bitten by a mongoose? What popular NPR host was forever immortalized as a "bad boyfriend" in a notable comic book? In "Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent?," author Brian Cronin will answer those questions and more by revealing the most obscure, wacky and surprising facts about comics--from the characters and creators, to the TV shows, movies and merch. Cronin has teamed up with some of the top comic book writers and artists of today to present 100 trivia lists, including:
- Nine Celebrities That Guest-Starred in Comic Books...without Their Permission
- Seven Bands That Got Their Names from Comics
- Ten Crazy Items Found on Batman's Utility Belt
- Five Comic Book Inventions That Eventually Became Real
- Five Stupidest Superhero Origins
- And much, much more
From Batman to Spiderman, Aquaman to the X-Men, each list in "Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? "will entertain and inform whether you're a hardcore geek or a casual fan.
|Number of Pages:||262|
|Publisher:||Penguin Group USA|
|Publication Date:||May, 2012|
|Digital Video Formats:||Paperback|
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H):||5.50 x 8.25 x 0.75 IN|
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