Author(s): Richard Case
CAN the Caped Crusader unravel the Riddler's latest ruse? WILL Catwoman, that feline queen of crime, sink her claws into our heroes? HAVE the Dynamic Duo met their match in the Antarctic Alliance of the Penguin and Mr. Freeze? WHO will get the last laugh when Batman and Robin are forced to team-up with the Clown Prince of Crime himself - the Joker? The answers await you on each pulse-pounding page of Batman '66 Volume 1, an all-new collection of spine-tingling, swashbuckling stories in the style of the classic Batman TV series! Written by Jeff Parker and illustrated by a gallery of great artists - including Jonathan Case, Ty Templeton, Joe Quinones, Sandy Jarrell, Ruben Procopio, and Colleen Coover - each action-packed adventure captures the high-spirited hijinx that have made Batman and the Boy Wonder the world's gold standard for daring do-gooders! It collects issues numbered 1-5.
"The campy, cool interpretation of the caped crusader from the ever-popular television show elicits all sorts of emotions from comic book readers: from embarrassment to pure joy..."--ComicBookResources"Artist Jonathan Case gets the Riddler's manic energy right and his Batman and Robin are on the money."--New York Post"Even if you aren't a fan of the classic TV show, you'll have a good time here. It's a blast from start to finish."--IGN
Jeff Parker is a Portland, Oregon based writer and comic book artist. He worked as a storyboard artist on the television cartoon "Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot," and has written a number of Marvel Comics titles including, X-Men: First Class, Agents of Atlas, and Thunderbolts. He is a member of Periscope Studio, originally from Burlington, North Carolina, and the son of a grocery store owner. His first exposure to comics came from reading comics on the store's spinner racks.