Batman #454

    Batman » Batman #454 - Dark Knight, Dark City Part III released by DC Comics on September 1990.

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    Dark Knight, Dark City Part III last edited by julass27 on 05/07/23 09:04AM View full history

    Batman reaches the end of the Riddler's gantlet.

    The final installment of Dark Knight, Dark City brings The Batman to the end of The Riddler's Gantlet. The Riddler being warped by the Confessions of Jacob Stockman, a book from the past that documents the arrival of Barbathos (The Bat Demon) to Gotham. This issue would also reconcile The Batman with The Bat Demon.

    This arc would be one of the many arcs to help inspire Grant Morrison's R.I.P. story arc.



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    The Batman, Barbathos and Gotham City. 0

    This issue concludes the arc for Dark Knight, Dark City, almost like a symbolic trinity, a trinity we learn is The Batman, Barbathos and Gotham.  All three are connected and this series does a brilliant job of enriching Batman's mythos with the occult.  If you have read Grant Morrison's Batman run and are up to date you can now see the influence this series had to have on what Grant Morrison is doing.  I am grateful for Peter Milligan for writing this wonderful addition to Batman's history and I...

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