Books Glen Weldon Books by Glen Weldon Glen Weldon has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Glen Weldon NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Brandon Chew The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books The Many Masks Of Batman In 'Caped Crusade' March 23, 2016 Glen Weldon's book The Caped Crusade traces the evolution of Batman, and argues that his anger and obsession are only part of the character; his childhood anti-crime oath makes him a hopeful figure. The Many Masks Of Batman In 'Caped Crusade' Listen · 7:59 7:59 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/471603073/471622200" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews 'Caped Crusade' Peeks Under Batman's Iconic Cowl March 23, 2016 Glen Weldon's new book lays out the history of Batman — from pow-biff-zap camp icon to dour Dark Knight — with the witty, informed perspective of a diehard fan. To the Batcave, readers! Books 75 Years Of Superman: The Man Of Steel's 'Unauthorized' Bio April 24, 2013 Since the debut of Superman in Action Comics in 1938, fans have been thrilled by the adventures of the Man of Steel. In his book Superman: The Unauthorized Biography, comic book geek Glen Weldon explores the evolution of the superhero in comics, radio and small and large screen. 75 Years Of Superman: The Man Of Steel's 'Unauthorized' Bio Listen · 17:06 17:06 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/178850644/178851574" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews With Mullet Or With Monkey, Everyone Knows Superman April 18, 2013 NPR comics critic Glen Weldon has a new, comprehensive biography of the classic American hero: Superman. Reviewer Elizabeth Graham says Weldon's survey of the Man of Steel's many lives in Superman: The Unauthorized Biography is "reliable, witty and informative."