Batman: Thrillkiller #1

    Batman: Thrillkiller » Batman: Thrillkiller #1 - Thrillkiller released by DC Comics on October 1, 1998.

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    This is an Elseworlds story set in an alternate 1962. It's dark, it's violent, and it's unexpected. Beautifully drawn by Dan Brereton and well written by Howard Chaykin.


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    Symbols and Archetypes, how they never really change 0

    What is the nice about the Thrillkiller universe is the look of the book.  Dan Brereton really does a great job on the art of this book to capture Howard Chaykin's street level pulp crime universe set in an alternate 1961-62 time frame. This book explores the "Bat" mythos as Batgirl being the linchpin character instead of Bruce Wayne as Batman.  Many of the embodied characteristics of each familiar character stay true in this universe, such as the heroes stay heroes while the villains are sti...

    8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

    Brereton absolutely does! 0

    Hi, here's The Twilight Thunder with another 5 star review!Ok, so let's get down to biz here.Batman Thrillkiller `62 is just one of those rare pieces of perfect work that Dan Brereton gives to the comic audience, even though he's not a mainstream artist and his style is far from "Average" Or "Simplistic", Batman Thrillkiller relies heavily on the art style... Chaykin delivers a solid Elseworld with great chracters and interesting and sometimes funny one-liners (remember that we're reading a noir...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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