Travis Langley

Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight

(This Edition Published)

Main Details
Credits
Author Travis Langley
Foreword by Michael Uslan
Introduction by Dennis O'Neil
Cover/Jacket Design by Paul McCarthy
Cover photo Mojgan Azimi
Author photo/portrait Alex Langley
Publisher John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
About/Subject Batman
Date
This Edition Published
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-1-118-16765-6
Library of Congress Classification Number PN6728.B36L36 2012
Format Paperback
Publication Location Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.
Genre
Page Count 337 pages
Language English
Chapters Acknowledgments: My Bat Family ... vii
Foreword By Michael Uslan, Bat-films executive producer ... xi

Introduction by Dennis O'Neil, comic book writer / editor ... 1

1 Beneath The Cowl: Who Is Batman? ... 5
2 Which Batman? ... 8
3 The Trauma ... 35
4 Why the Mask? ... 54
5 Why the Bat? 67
6 The "Superstitious, Cowardly Lot" : Crime Nature ... 90
7 The Halloween Party: Why All the Costumed Crooks? ... 110
8 The Madhouse: What Insanity? ... 130
9 The Psychodynamic Duo: Freud and Jung on Batman And Robin ... 158
10 The Kids: Why Robin? ... 178
11 The Women: Why the Cat? ... 211
12 The Fathers: Why Do We Fall? ... 237
13 Why So Serious? ... 257
14 The Assessment: Bats in His Belfry ... 266

Notes ... 272
References: Comic Books and Graphic Novels ... 291
References: Not Comic Books or Graphic Novels ... 304
Index ... 332

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