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Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth - Grant Morrison, Dave McKean
Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth
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In this groundbreaking, painted graphic novel, the inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over Gothams detention center for the criminally insane on April Fools Day, demanding Batman in exchange for their hostages.Accepting their demented challenge, Batman is forced to live and endure the personal... show more
In this groundbreaking, painted graphic novel, the inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over Gothams detention center for the criminally insane on April Fools Day, demanding Batman in exchange for their hostages.Accepting their demented challenge, Batman is forced to live and endure the personal hells of the Joker, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Two-Face and many other sworn enemies in order to save the innocents and retake the prison.During his run through this absurd gauntlet, the Dark Knights own sanity is placed in jeopardy.This special anniversary edition trade paperback also reproduces the original script with annotations by Morrison and editor Karen Berger.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781401204259 (1401204252)
ASIN: 1401204252
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
Series: Batman
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A Bit Bookish
A Bit Bookish rated it
4.0 Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
I see why everyone makes a big deal about this graphic novel, it's very well done. The story of Arkham is just as disturbing and strange as you'd expect it to be. The art is incredibly unique and I think fits with the vibe of the madhouse perfectly. My only complaint is that sometimes I wanted to se...
Merry Meerkat Marginalia
Merry Meerkat Marginalia rated it
5.0 Arkham Asylum
5 Stars, buy it Self Purchase, Comixology. First Impression: Creepy as hell. Brilliant. Amazing art. Creepy and scarey as hell. Though the text and font for Joker while reading on the iphone is really hard to read. Not as bad when reading on the computer. I was a bit confused by what exactly ...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
2.0 Seriously hard to decipher
My dislike of this book borders on violent. I realize what the author and artist were going for, and I appreciate the foreward and even the screenplay with commentary. I admit I gave up on reading the whole screenplay because I was tired and wasn't feeling well, and felt my time was better spent mov...
brandonsears
brandonsears rated it
2.0 Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth
Batman is alerted that the inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over the premises. If this isn't dangerous enough, they're threatening to murder everyone in the facility unless Batman agrees to a face to face meeting.I understand that a lot of people can appreciate the style in which both Morrison a...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
5.0 Arkham Asylum Anniversary Ed SC (Batman)
Lets start off by saying: I hate superheroes. The little I toyed with the Batman, Superman, and the Green Hornet never excited my imagination. I could never get past the costume, and cape, and secret identity thing. I could never suspend my disbelief (still can't, the current crop of cinema gems...
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