"In the 1960s, during the height of Bat-mania, mangaka (comic book creator) Jiro Kuwata was commissioned to write and draw a series of original Batman comics for the Japanese market. Many Western readers were only recently introduced to the existence of this unique take on the Caped Crusader. Now DC Comics presents the series in its entirety for the first time, fully translated and unabridged! Collects Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga digital Chapters 39-52"-- "Originally published in Batman: the Batmanga, Jiro Kuwata edition, Bat-manga! and online as Batman: the Jiro Kuwata Batmanga digital chapters 40-53"--Colophon.