Following Christopher Nolan’s award-winning film The Dark Knight, Nolan will return to Batman’s legend with The Dark Knight Rises-the final installment of The Dark Knight trilogy in theaters on July 20. Just in time for this epic conclusion, Bruce Wayne divulges key sketches, diagrams, observations, and other classified documents about the process of becoming Batman in The Dark Knight Manual from Insight Editions.
For the first time, the Dark Knight’s secrets are revealed in The Dark Knight Manual ($40), which details all of Wayne’s cutting-edge collaborations with Lucius Fox at Wayne Enterprises. The Manual gives readers unprecedented access to Batman’s amazing arsenal featuring numerous documents and items including: designs and upgrades for the Batsuit, the specifications of the Utility Belt, blueprints for the Batcave, detailed dossiers on foes and allies, plans for the Dark Knight’s latest vehicles, and much, much more. All these, and a plethora of never-before-published materials, shine a light on how the mysterious Bruce Wayne operates as Gotham City’s greatest protector.
The 112 page hardcover book contains more than 35 removable insert items and dossiers. The Dark Knight Manual will be available on June 26, 2012.