All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder, Vol. 1
Written by Frank Miller Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams One of the most talked-about Batman stories ever - conceived by modern master Frank Miller (BATMAN: YEAR ONE, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) and artists extraordinaire Jim Lee & Scott Williams (BATMAN, SUPERMAN) - is collected in... show more
Written by Frank Miller Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams One of the most talked-about Batman stories ever - conceived by modern master Frank Miller (BATMAN: YEAR ONE, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) and artists extraordinaire Jim Lee & Scott Williams (BATMAN, SUPERMAN) - is collected in hardcover for the first time! Lee & Miller join forces to tell a new version of Dick Grayson's origin in a high-octane tale that unfolds with guest appearances by Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Black Canary, and more! This volume collects issues #1-9 of the acclaimed series. "As its title implies, the new monthly ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER is a dream teaming: writer Frank Miller...and artist Jim Lee, whose elegantly muscular work on the recent Bat-tale "Hush" was a fan fave." - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY "Two superstar creators combine to retell the origin of Dick Grayson, the original Robin." - USA TODAY "Lee's razor-sharp renderings energize Miller's moody tale of Gotham...[and] deliver an all-new take on the creation of the Dynamic Duo." - WASHINGTON POST Advance-solicited; on sale June 18 - 240 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Publish date: July 8th 2008
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
The art is GREAT. But I am not on the Frank Miller fanboat - I don't like his version of Batman.
Brutal as all hell, and f'ing AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!! I thought Grant Morrison's stuff was going to be my favorite, and even though Frank Miller seems to be hit or miss with Batman, this shit was off the CHAIN! LOVED EVERY FREAKING BIT OF IT.
This was an interesting take on Batman. I don't have a vast knowledge of him or too many comic in general, but some of it was definitely new to me. I wish this had a bit more to it, I know it's only the first volume but I still think for me to fully appreciate it I'll need to read more of this colle...
I will admit that I have some mixed feelings about this volume. On the one hand I like Frank Miller's work, and the nitty gritty environments he creates. His take on Batman in volumes like Year One is very good. On the other, well, Batman is really psycho this time. Not sure "psycho" is the best wor...
Why do I do this to myself? I just had to see how bad Frank Miller had gotten. Couldn't I take the other reviewers at their word? No, I just had to see with my own eyes what a steaming pile All-Star Batman and Robin is. I don't think I can express it in words, but I'll try anyways.Once upon a time, ...