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BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN

Loeb, Jeph and Sale, Tim

ISBN 10: 1563894270 / ISBN 13: 9781563894275
Published by DC Comics, 1997
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Title: BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN

Publisher: DC Comics

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Tim Sale

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Synopsis:

Part gothic thriller, part whodunnit, this is an epic tale of the Dark Knight's early crimefighting career, spanning one Halloween to the next and featuring a host of Batman's most lethal enemies.

Review:

It's refreshing when you find a Batman story that both is epic and successfully explores the core of a resolutely explored character. Taking as its catalyst a sub-plot from the seminal Batman: Year One, the story revolves around murders occurring on national holidays, the victims connected to Mob boss "The Roman." Dubbed "Holiday," the killer uses an untraceable handgun and leaves small trinkets at the scene. Plenty of suspects are available, but the truth is something the Dark Knight never suspected. This series scores two major coups: it brilliantly portrays the transfer of Gotham rule to the supervillains and charts the horrific transformation of Harvey Dent from hardened D.A. to the psychotic Two-Face. Both orbit around the sharply portrayed relationship between Dent, Commissioner Gordon, and Batman: a triumvirate of radically different perceptions of Justice. It is always great to see the formative incarnation of Batman, drenched in noir here.

Jeph Loeb's writing is keenly aware that Batman is a detective, and Tim Sale portrays a Gotham that is a fertile breeding ground for corruption and madness. Here, Batman is coming to terms with the potent image he projects and the madness it attracts. There are many fine Batman stories, but the ones that capture the spirit with extreme clarity are few. On this alone, The Long Halloween comes highly recommended. Masterfully executed, this is an excellent chance to revisit the world of Batman as fresh as in the summer of 1939. --Danny Graydon

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