Batman's Dark Secret is an inspiring story of how a young child overcame his fear of the dark and became a crime-fighting superhero.
One day, a lonely orphan named Bruce Wayne finds himself in a dangerous situation. He defends himself against a monster bat--and he wins. From that time on, he is determined to fight evil. He becomes ... Batman!
In advance of the new Batman movie coming out in March 2016 comes a beautifully illustrated hardcover version of Batman's Dark Secret! The cover features a new illustration by Caldecott Honor winner Jon J Muth!
Kelley Puckett is a comic book writer. He has written for The Batman Adventures, Batgirl, and Supergirl series.
Jon J Muth
Jon J Muth, renowned in the world of graphic novels, won an Eisner Award for his paintings in the graphic novel, The Mystery Play
by Grant Morrison. He’s partnered with Neil Gaiman on The Sandman: The Wake
, Walter and Louise Simonson on Havoc & Wolverine: Meltdown
, and J. M. DeMatteis on Moonshadow
and Silver Surfer
. His enchanting picture books include his Caldecott Honor Book Zen Shorts
and four companion books featuring Stillwater the Panda. His book The Three Questions
, based on a short story by Tolstoy, was called "quietly life-changing" by the New York Times Book Review
. And the Horn Book
called Jon's Stone Soup
"delicious and satisfying." His exquisitely beautiful books have been translated into more than 15 languages and are cherished by readers of all ages. Jon lives in New York State with his wife and their four children.