Batman: Dark Victory
The sequel to the critically acclaimed BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, DARK VICTORY continues the story of an early time in Batman's life when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham's protectors.Once a town controlled by organized crime,... show more
The sequel to the critically acclaimed BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, DARK VICTORY continues the story of an early time in Batman's life when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham's protectors.Once a town controlled by organized crime, Gotham City suddenly finds itself being run by lawless freaks, such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, and the Joker. Witnessing his city's dark evolution, the Dark Knight completes his transformation into the city's greatest defender. He faces multiple threats, including the apparent return of a serial killer called Holiday. Batman's previous investigation of Holiday's killings revealed that more than one person was responsible for the murders. So the question remains: who is committing Holiday's crimes this time? And how many will die before Batman learns the truth?
Publish date: October 1st 2002
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 392
Edition language: English
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What can I say...Loeb and Sale are masters of their craft
The Long Halloween is a great book, but it did leave some loose threads hanging. It was probably inevitable that a sequel could come along, so here we have Dark Victory. The writing is pretty solid, but it's a little derivative of Long Halloween at times. The stories mirror each other too much for m...
Loved it Justyn. There's just something about the writing even more so than the story, both of which were amazing. But I really love how neatly and concisely the thoughts of Batman are kept on the sides of the frames all the way throughout the story. Is there a follow-up to this novel?
A decent follow-up to Loeb's "Long Halloween", Dark Victory re-tells Robin's origin story.
I thought long and hard before giving two stars to this one. It's possible that I should have given it three.It was long, and a decent enough read. In many ways it resembles Frank Miller's acclaimed Batman: Year One miniseries. Much of the art closely resembles David Mazzucchelli's subdued, semi-rea...