Reprints 'Batman vs. the Vampire' from "Detective Comics" Vol. 1 Nos. 31/32 (DC, September/October 1939). Also reprinted in "The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told" Vol. 1 No. 1 (DC, 1988/1989/2005; Warner Books, 1989); in "The Batman Archives" No. 1 (DC, 1990); and in "The Batman Chronicles" No. 1 (DC, 2005).
As the 20th century evolved, rational man turned to science to explain mythology that had pervaded for thousands of years. How could a man be mistaken for a vampire? How could someone appear to have been the victim of a vampire attack? Science, in time, came back with answers that may surprise you.Anemia
A million fancies strike you when you hear the name: Nosferatu!N O S F E R A T Udoes not die!What do you expect of the first showing of this great work?Aren't you afraid? - Men must die. But legend has it that a vampire, Nosferatu, 'der Untote' (the Undead), lives on men's blood! You want to see a symphony of horror? You may expect more. Be careful. Nosferatu is not just fun, not something to be taken lightly. Once more: beware.- Publicity for Nosferatu in the German magazine Buhne und Film, 1922