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--Slight Spoilers Ahead--Obviously, this is one of the most morbidly fantastic comics ever to be published! The portrayal of the Joker is very sick and sinister; the way a Harlequin of Hate should act. Reflecting into the Joker’s “past lives” was done trough a very poetic way, it was as if the Joker was speaking in tongues. It was insanely well done! The whole plot was well planned out and very chilling. Setting it up in such a creepy scenario gives the Joker’s “reincarnation” a very exciting fe...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
There's two ways you can approach this particular comic for an honest, unbiased review.On one hand: it's certainly got an original storyline and a unique twist to the ending, but on the other hand it's a mediocre (and flawed in some areas) comic.Firstly: it's designed as a novel. The story is not illustrated like any comic book, with art work plus the narration and the characters' dialogue. The Clown at Midnight is the complete opposite! Text, with some Photoshop/3D art work to accentuate the pa...2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
I'm deducting 1 point for the writing; the author has a tenacious tendancy to prattle on & on with insignificant details, like Anne Rice or John Steinbeck, which is annoying for those who don't have rock-solid attention spans. Batman R.I.P. is an exciting new story arc that has been mostly positively recieved, leaving a few confused & impatient for what comes after. For Joker fans, Batman R.I.P. brings about the biggest rebirth of the Joker since The Dark Knight Returns, only this one i...0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
Let me just start off by saying that this is not a comicbook, it's a short story. With that said, it is incredibly important here to change your perspective when reading this issue. Now for one thing, this short story with pictures concept was really new and really innovative.This medium of storytelling really allows us to get into the minds of the different Batman characters such as the Joker for example. We learn how they think, how they feel, their motives. We can be placed inside of their s...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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