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Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight Audiobook Review


Batman and Psychology - A Dark and Stormy Knight Audiobook

Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight – An Audio Book Review


  • Author: Travis Langley, Michael Uslan and Dennis O’Neal
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hours and 18 minutes
  • Unabridged
  • Genre: TV and Film

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Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight Audio Book Summary:


The world of comics is filled with complex and colorful characters that are considered to be the Greek myth Gods of our time. But one character has endured throughout the times. A character that is unlike the traditional archetype of what the majority views as a superhero but is still regarded as one of the most beloved superhero of them all. That superhero without super powers is, of course, Batman. What makes Batman such a favorite among fans? Batman and Psychology explores the dark world of one of the most tragic superheroes in comic book history and asks the questions of why we are so fascinated this character.

The psychology of the Dark Knight paints one of the most damaged psyches in fiction yet he endures and is even considered a respected character. If Batman was real, what could drive a person to such extremes? These questions and many more are given light with this audiobook and will surely give you new appreciation for the Dark Knight.

One reason to listen:

This is an in-depth study into the psyche of Batman. For fans or those who are interested in why he is such a popular character should definitely listen to this audiobook.


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“The man has 40 pages of listed references, so this book isn’t simply some collection of fan boy riffing or fact less, opinion fueled blogging. Langley’s book is a fun, fascinating read and one I’ll go back to again and again. This is a must have for any Batman fan!” – Beardyjin


“The real pleasure in reading this book is that it’s not just comic books and pop psychology but a primer for understanding real mental issues, and why some people are the way they are. It also explains why Batman only works inside of the universe he’s in. The book is excellent.” – RaymondGW


“Langley explores the effects that the stories have on the psychology of fans including discussions of Jungian archetypes, the hero’s journey and plausible escapism. Once you reach the end of the book, you come away with a greater appreciation of the impact that Batman in particular and comics in general have on popular culture.” – Gamal


“The majority of the book is excellent and a very good read for even the Bat fans that have only seen the recent movies. The downsides are when the book gets heavy into the psychology referring different theories for the many psych gurus. Overall a read well worth the money even if there are some pretty heavy points.” – Tyler


“It’s organized well, has good information. The writing style is not quite as engaging as I’d hoped. It was hard for me to push my way through the beginning of the book to get to the examination of the characters.” – Jill

Score on Audible: 4.4 out of 5
Score on Amazon: 5.0 out of 5

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