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Feb 9

All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder

Posted on Saturday, February 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

Frank Miller has written some great stuff.
Jim Lee is one of my favorite artists.

Enthusiastically I opened up All Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder a graphics novel by Frank Miller, Jim Lee and Scott Williams.

Page after page Lee’s art popped.
Page after page Miller’s worked plummeted.

To new all-time lows.

I’ve read or watched Batman since I was a kid. I read back issues from before I was born. Some better than others.¬† I have my favorite portrayals¬† of Batman, but now I have a new least.

Oct 29

Batman: Hush

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 in Uncategorized

If you need a change in your usual reading list let me recommend Batman:Hush.

  Batman:Hush is a well-written, suspenseful graphic novel written by Jeph Loeb and illustrated by Jim Lee.

The story depicts a mysterious observer who seems intent on sabotaging Batman through subtle and manipulative use of a large number of Batman’s greatest villainous foes.

Hush leads us through parts of Bruce Wayne’s personal life including untold pieces of his childhood and an exploration of a romance with between Batman/Bruce Wayne and Catwoman/Selina Kyle.

I was impressed with the rich and compelling mystery.