Wizard World! Wizard World! Party Time! Excellent!

Shaenon and I will be featured guests at Wizard World Bay Area next week, on Friday November 22 and Saturday November 23! I’m planning programs based on The Complete Peanuts Family Album and Batman: The Definitive History of The Dark Knight in Comics, Film, and Beyond, and I’ll have copies of the Batman book available for purchase all weekend. Shaenon will have all eight volumes of Skin Horse available, too–this is the convention debut for volumes seven and eight!

Use the promo code FARAGO20 when you purchase tickets and receive a 20% discount.

See you there!

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Batman at Comic-Con!

Had a great time at the 50th San Diego Comic-Con! I spent most of my time at the Cartoon Art Museum‘s booth, raising funds and awareness about the museum, but also talked a lot about Batman, as we’re gearing up for the release of Batman: The Definitive History of The Dark Knight from Insight Editions this fall.

Photo #1 is me at the Cartoon Art Museum‘s booth at Comic-Con, photo #2 is me at the DC Comics booth, where they had a preview copy of the book on prominent display. Really pleased with all the effort that DC and Insight have put into promoting the book.

 

I also spent some time at the Comic-Con Museum’s Batman exhibit, and gave a slideshow presentation on Batman’s 80-year history, followed by a quick tour of the museum.

A whirlwind, as Comic-Con always is, but lots of fun. I’m hoping to have a full slate of convention appearances this fall, so if you’re a convention organizer, bookstore manager, librarian, educator, or have any other reason to bring a Batman historian to town, please drop me a line!

 

 

 

Batman: Thirty Years Later

I weighed in on the thirtieth anniversary of Tim Burton’s first Batman movie with producer Michael Uslan for the Washington Post!

My co-writer Gina McIntyre and I cover the film in-depth in our forthcoming book Batman: The Definitive History of The Dark Knight in Comics, Film, and Beyond, out this October from Insight Editions. Hope you’ll check it out!

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World’s Finest

Here’s my first *official* writing for DC Comics, an introduction to the next World’s Finest Omnibus. Clear a lot of space on your bookshelf–this is a big one!

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BATMAN AND SUPERMAN IN WORLD’S FINEST: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 2

on sale April 17, 2019!

Superman and Batman teamed up for these tales from the mid-1950s and early 1960s, which include their battles with villains including Lex Luthor, Clayface, Brainiac, Bizarro, Bat-Mite, Mr. Mxyzptlk and many others. Collects stories from World’s Finest Comics #117-158.