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The Resource Becoming Batman : the possibility of a superhero, E. Paul Zehr

Becoming Batman : the possibility of a superhero, E. Paul Zehr

Label
Becoming Batman : the possibility of a superhero
Title
Becoming Batman
Title remainder
the possibility of a superhero
Statement of responsibility
E. Paul Zehr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zehr, E. Paul
Dewey number
613.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6728.B363
LC item number
Z45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batman (Fictitious character)
  • Physical education and training
  • Human physiology
Label
Becoming Batman : the possibility of a superhero, E. Paul Zehr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-283) and index
Contents
pt. I. Bat-building blocks : exploring what Batman became by beginning where he started -- The "before" Batman : how buff was Bruce? -- Guess who's coming for dinner : Bruce's twin brother, Bob, and the human genome -- The stress of life : holy hormones, Batman! -- pt. II. Basic batbody training : laying the foundation for Batman's physical prowess to be later exploited by his skill -- Gaining strength and power : does the bat that flies the highest or the fastest get the worm? -- Building the batbones : brittle is bad, but is bigger better? -- Batmetabolism : what's for dinner on the Dark Knight diet -- pt. III. Training the batbrain : Batman on the path to mastery of the martial arts -- From Bruce Wayne to Bruce Lee : mastering martial moves in the batcave -- Everybody was Kung Fu fighting : but what was Batman doing? -- The caped crusader in combat : can you kayo without killing? -- pt. IV. Batman in action : knight moves with Batman when he acts as the caped crusader -- Batman bashes and is bashed by bad boys (and girls) : whan can he break without getting broken? -- Hardening the batbody : can sticks and stones break his bones? -- Gotham by twilight : working the knight shift -- pt. V.A mixed batbag : pondering possible pitfalls along the path to bathood -- Injury and recovery : how much banging until the batback goes bonk? -- Battle of the bats : could Batgirl beat Batman? -- The aging avenger : could the caped crusader become the caped codger? -- The reign of the bat : can you really become Batman and remain Batman?
Control code
ocn213408580
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xix, 300 p.
Isbn
9780801890635
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008011325
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213408580
Label
Becoming Batman : the possibility of a superhero, E. Paul Zehr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-283) and index
Contents
pt. I. Bat-building blocks : exploring what Batman became by beginning where he started -- The "before" Batman : how buff was Bruce? -- Guess who's coming for dinner : Bruce's twin brother, Bob, and the human genome -- The stress of life : holy hormones, Batman! -- pt. II. Basic batbody training : laying the foundation for Batman's physical prowess to be later exploited by his skill -- Gaining strength and power : does the bat that flies the highest or the fastest get the worm? -- Building the batbones : brittle is bad, but is bigger better? -- Batmetabolism : what's for dinner on the Dark Knight diet -- pt. III. Training the batbrain : Batman on the path to mastery of the martial arts -- From Bruce Wayne to Bruce Lee : mastering martial moves in the batcave -- Everybody was Kung Fu fighting : but what was Batman doing? -- The caped crusader in combat : can you kayo without killing? -- pt. IV. Batman in action : knight moves with Batman when he acts as the caped crusader -- Batman bashes and is bashed by bad boys (and girls) : whan can he break without getting broken? -- Hardening the batbody : can sticks and stones break his bones? -- Gotham by twilight : working the knight shift -- pt. V.A mixed batbag : pondering possible pitfalls along the path to bathood -- Injury and recovery : how much banging until the batback goes bonk? -- Battle of the bats : could Batgirl beat Batman? -- The aging avenger : could the caped crusader become the caped codger? -- The reign of the bat : can you really become Batman and remain Batman?
Control code
ocn213408580
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xix, 300 p.
Isbn
9780801890635
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008011325
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213408580

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