Collects Batman #1-4.
*Striking fear in the hearts of criminals, Batman is a mythical creature of the night who protects the streets of Gotham with his own form of dark justice. Through the years, as this legendary character has evolved, he has also gained in popularity and prominence. BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ARCHIVES VOL. 1 reprints the early adventures from Batman's past, which now serve as the foundation for his worldwide appeal. Featured in this book are the first appearances of his archnemesis the Joker and his feline adversary, Catwoman.