Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?
Gotham City is plagued with crime and corruption in places high and low, but one man has taken a stand against evil of all forms: the dark avenger known as Batman. But now the Dark Knight is dead; apparently fallen at the hands of dying god Darkseid. "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader" is a... show more
Gotham City is plagued with crime and corruption in places high and low, but one man has taken a stand against evil of all forms: the dark avenger known as Batman. But now the Dark Knight is dead; apparently fallen at the hands of dying god Darkseid. "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader" is a captivating and mysterious tale, the likes of which Batman and friends have never experienced before. Delving into the realms of life, death and the afterlife, no stone is left unturned in this exploration of every facet and era of Bruce Wayne's life. Neil Gaiman, the multiple award-winning author of "Sandman" and "Coraline", is joined by legendary artist Andy Kubert ("Batman and Son") for the ultimate Batman story!
Publish date: July 21st 2009
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
Read full review at: http://thereadingarmchair.blogspot.gr/2015/08/review-whatever-happened-to-caped.htmlWhatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? This is the question that this two-part comic is trying to answer. The very end of Batman. The title, as Neil Gaiman explains in the foreword, is a pun to...
Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader is my second exposure to Neil Gaiman.Earlier in the year, I read American Gods and while I loved the premise, the execution bugged me. I found it long winded and a little on the boring side. I was sure that when you put the mind of Gaiman into the Batman uni...
A pretty good collection written by Neil Gaiman. The title story definitely reflects the dream-like quality of story telling that Gaiman is known for. It is a good tale for the final Batman tale. The art is very good as well and suits the story. I did find myself wishing some of the stories the vill...
One of the reviews on the back of this graphic novel says it perfect. This is pretty much just a long love-letter to the Batman character and franchise as a whole. It's very self-aware and prods at itself while priding itself for what it is, and what it has become over the years. As a Batman fan I c...
Andy Kubert's art is gorgeous. Story is... Gaiman, with the typical sensibilities you find in a Gaiman short or comic. As much as I adore both graphic art and N.G., I guess I'm just not the target audience, having not been enough of a Batman fan to have more than just the basic knowledge of stories ...