Review: The World According to Batman

08:13

Hey guys, during the period where I was away from my blog, I stocked up on a few new batman books and I thought I would write a review of them and where I get them from. 

Where I got it: 
I got it from Kinokuniya Online Bookstore for RM77 (pre-order) along with two other books. Kinokuniya charged me RM42.40 for shipping fees, which is crazy expensive!! One outta three books I ordered was ready stock, the other two was pre-order. I chose the option to have them shipped together because I wasn't in a rush or anything. Somehow their system messed up and one of them was sent to me earlier, and hence I believe for East Malaysia, the shipping fees was RM20 per package? STILL TOO EXPENSIVE. Plus, I had to wait about one month or so for my pre-order to arrive. Therefore, dear fellow Malaysians, I recommend you just go to their store to purchase their stuffs, ONLINE PURCHASE NOT RECOMMENDED!! Also remember to sign up for their membership if you are somewhat a regular customer because for each purchases, you get a 10% discount, even on regular items, its worth the membership fee. I'll put the link to books I got below. I had to get them from kinokuniya instead of other bookstore because they have a lot of rare books that you can hardly find in other stores, somehow, I like mphonline way way way better!!

My Dog: The Paradox by the Oatmeal
The World According to the Joker
The World According to Batman


Today I will be reviewing The World According to Batman!! This book is a combo with " The World According to the Joker" and I recommend getting them together.







PART 1: About this book

Author: Daniel Wallace

Illustrator: Joel Gomez and Beth Sotelo


Size: About 18x18cm or 7x7 inches


Pages: 62


Hard Cover with a square free poster (11x11 inches)


Fully coloured


Description: Experience the world through the eyes of the Dark Knight, as Batman shares the secrets of his relentless battle against the villains of Gotham City. Filled with insight on everything from his tragic origin story to invaluable crime-fighting tips, this bookextracted from secret Batcave filessees the World s Greatest Detective impart all the knowledge needed to take on the mantle of Batman. From instructions for tackling large groups of thugs single-handedly to tips on escaping from a crashing aircraft, "The World According to Batman "has all the information that an aspiring crime fighter needs. Also featuring a wealth of special removable items, including Bruce Wayne s business card, Robin s mask, and a newspaper clipping from the "Gotham Gazette, "this thrilling journey into the Dark Knight s world takes you under the cowl like never before. 


Some spoilers below








PART 2: My thoughts


(4.5/5) Same as the one with Joker, another quick read about Batman and his life. This book is written in first person view by Batman to his son, Damian Wayne (4th Robin), and is surprisingly, a very nice and concise book to read, as if Batman were really talking with his all-so-serious deep voice. This little book offer all the must-know about Batman, including his reasons to fight, introduction to his allies and enemies, workout regime, combats and tactics, his wayne industries, his oh-so-awesome detective skills etc etc. Personally, I like the Batman one more than the Joker one (because usually I always root for joker), but trust me, they both are equally good. This book is hard covered, fully coloured, a worthy book to add to a Batman book/comic collection. Comic crazed friends will probably love you to bits if you get them one of these. 

Check out my The World According to the Joker review.

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