Brandon T. Snider was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the birthplace of Carmen Electra. He has appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Chappelle's Show and Law & Order: SVU as well as various commercials, stage productions and short films. He's also penned books featuring Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and The Muppets, among others, and has written comedy for the Huffington Post. His book, DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide has been ranked as one of Bookscan's best selling graphic novels. He's also written for Come Inside with Amy Schumer for Comedy Central. His newest books The Dark Knight Manual: Tools, Weapons, Vehicles and Documents from the Batcave and The Dark Knight Rises Secret Files Scrapbook hit shelves in June 2012.
Annoying Orange is a YouTube phenomenon and a hit show on the Cartoon Network. Now readers can laugh with their favorite fruits anytime in this hilarious joke book. How to Be Annoying is packed with the jokes and puns kids know and love from the Annoying Orange show.
Age Range: 6 - 10 years
Grade Level: 1 - 5
In 2005, filmmaker Christopher Nolan redefined Batman for a new generation with Batman Begins, followed in 2008 by The Dark Knight, and now 2012’s conclusion to the trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. Here, for the first time, is an in-world exploration of Christopher Nolan’s Batman: The Dark Knight Manual, the definitive guide to his tools, vehicles, and technologies.
Following the destruction of Wayne Manor, Bruce Wayne began to assemble key sketches, diagrams, observations, and other top-secret documents germane to becoming Batman; he then entrusted this manual to his faithful butler, Alfred. Every defining moment is detailed here, charting Wayne’s collaborations with Lucius Fox at Wayne Enterprises on the latest cutting-edge technology.
Featuring removable documents, including the design and capability of the famed utility belt, the hi-tech functions of Batman’s cowl, and every detail of his amazing arsenal of weapons and gadgets, The Dark Knight Manual reveals how Bruce Wayne operates as Gotham’s greatest protector.
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