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A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBefore the Batcave and Robin, the Joker and the Batmobile ... there was ZERO YEAR.The Riddler has plunged Gotham City into darkness. How will a young Dark Knight bring his beloved hometown from the brink of chaos and madness and back into the light? From the critically acclaimed, New York Times #1 best-selling creative team of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, BATMAN VOL. 5: ZERO YEAR--DARK CITY is the concluding volume to Batman's origin story, as you've never seen it before. Collects Batman #25-27, 29-33.



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Scott Snyder

Scott Snyder is senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S.-Korea policy at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) , where he served as an adjunct fellow from 2008 to 2011. He served as the project director for the CFR's Independent Task Force on policy toward the Korean Peninsula in 2009-2010. He is based in Washington, DC, and writes for CFR's blog, "Asia Unbound."

Prior to joining CFR, Scott Snyder was Director of the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy at The Asia Foundation and a Senior Associate at Pacific Forum CSIS. He lived in Seoul, South Korea as Korea Representative of The Asia Foundation during 2000-2004. He has also served as a Program Officer in the Research and Studies Program of the U.S. Institute of Peace, and as Acting Director of The Asia Society's Contemporary Affairs Program. Snyder received his B.A. from Rice University and an M.A. from the Regional Studies East Asia Program at Harvard University. He was the recipient of a Pantech Visiting Fellowship at Stanford University's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center during 2005-2006, received an Abe Fellowship, administered by the Social Sciences Research Council, in 1998-99, and was a Thomas G. Watson Fellow at Yonsei University in South Korea in 1987-88.

Mr. Snyder is the editor of The U.S.-South Korea Alliance: Meeting New Security Challenges (forthcoming 2012, Lynne Rienner Publishers) and the author of China's Rise and the Two Koreas: Politics, Economics, Security (2009) . Other publications include Paved With Good Intentions: The NGO Experience in North Korea (2003) , co-edited with L. Gordon Flake and Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behavior (1999) .



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