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Batman

Year 100
Pope, Paul (Paperback - 2007)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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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!
Authors: Pope, Paul
Statement of Responsibility: by Paul Pope ; colorist, Jose Villarrubia ; letters, Jared K. Fletcher & John Workman
Title: Batman
year 100
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, c2007
Characteristics: 228 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes: "Batman created by Bob Kane."
"Originally published in single magazine form in Batman Year 100 1-4"--T.p. verso
Summary: 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!
Subject Headings: Batman (Fictitious character) Comic books, strips, etc Robin the Boy Wonder (Fictitious character) Comic books, strips, etc Heroes Comic books, strips, etc Revenge Comic books, strips, etc Good and evil Comic books, strips, etc Science fiction comic books, strips, etc Fantasy comic books, strips, etc Graphic novels
Genre/Form: Superhero comic books, strips, etc
Mystery comic books, strips, etc
Topical Term: Batman (Fictitious character)
Robin the Boy Wonder (Fictitious character)
Heroes
Revenge
Good and evil
Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Additional Contributors: Kane, Bob
Villarrubia, Jos 1961-
ISBN: 9781401211929
1401211925
9781428731875
1428731873
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC GN FIC B
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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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