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Batman

Year 100

Pope, Paul

(Paperback - 2007)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Batman
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In 2039, a federal agent has been murdered, Gotham has been invaded by federal agents out for blood, and Detective Gordon of the GCPD, grandson of the former commissioner, finds himself hunting an urban legend--the Batman!
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, c2007
ISBN: 9781401211929
1401211925
9781428731875
1428731873
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC GN FIC B
Characteristics: 228 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kane, Bob
Villarrubia, Jos 1961-

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List - The Annotated Batman by: nypl_mid_manhattan Feb 06, 2012

Taking place in the year 2039 (100 years after the character of Batman was first introduced), Gotham has become essentially a police state and Batman has become something of an urban legend. According to writer and penciler of 100% fame Paul Pope, "I wanted to present a new take on Batman, w... Read More »


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Jun 07, 2014
  • theorbys rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

As graphic novels go this one is outstanding. Batman is the best of the DCU, and over time, perhaps the best of all superheros. The highly individual art (although still Milleresque) is particularly good, better than the story which seems to have more than a little of Alfred Bester to it.

Nov 10, 2011
  • SkycycleX2 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Pope creates a clear vision of how Batman would have to operate in a world where there is no privacy and the government knows everything about its citizens. His art is weird and raw, sometimes irritating but always evocative of the dark future he's created.

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