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    Best-selling author Neil Gaiman (THE SANDMAN) joins a murderer's row of talented artists in lending his unique touch to the Batman mythos for this Deluxe Edition hardcover! Spotlighting the story "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" from BATMAN #686 and DETECTIVE COMICS #853 in which Gaiman joins artist Andy Kubert and inker Scott Williams for a story that shines a new light on the Batman mythos. Also collects Gaiman stories from SECRET ORIGINS #36, SECRET ORIGINS SPECIAL #1 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #2. This collection is not to be missed!


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    Paying Homage 0

    The Story: Two issue story serving as the "final" Batman story. My Thoughts:This two issue story takes place directly after the events of Batman R.I.P. and right before Batman meets his fate in Final Crisis. Writer Neil Gaiman teams up with artist Andy Kubert for this story that pays homage to the 70 year history of the character.  I had been looking forward to reading this as I heard nothing but good things about this story. It was nothing like what I was expecting it to be at all. The story is...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

    Neil Gaiman Does It Again 0

    As a huge fan of both Neil Gaiman and Batman, I was excited going into this story, and in my opinion it did not disappoint one bit. Gaiman is one of the most imaginative writers out there, and it is clear that he is both very familiar with Batman and that he has a great love for the character. The style of the story, in which various characters like Selina Kyle, Alfred, Dick Grayson, the Joker and others tell their versions of the “death” of Batman, may be off-putting to some but I personally qu...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.

    GN Review -- Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? / N 0

    Originally posted in my blog, The Comics Cove, not too long ago...What would Batman's funeral be like, in the event that he actually did die? Who would attend? What would they say about him? Would the stories match up, or would they all be accounts of a different man, a different person? Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert take a crack at a possible answer in their tribute to the Dark Knight, Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?The story begins with the funeral-goers gathering for the deceas...

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