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In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of Gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a bat-garbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the innocent alike? The very first Elseworlds tale re-imagines the Dark Knight detective in Victorian times and pits him against the infamous murderer Jack the Ripper.

Batman vs. Jack the Ripper.


  • Graphic Design by Dean Matter and Vera Litynsky.
  • "Dedicated to Nadine, with love. Brian Augustyn"
  • "To Elsa Lancaster, the Bride of Frankenstein. Mike Mignola"
  • "From Hell" one page introduction by Robert Bloch.
  • On page 10 panel 8 an image of the Joker.
  • On page 11 panel 1 the business sign Sickert & Co. is a homage to Walter Sickert who was suspected of being Jack the Ripper.
  • Prince Albert Victor was also suspected of being Jack the Ripper.
  • The first "Elseworlds" story.
  • Ranked #9 in Wizard Magazine's list of "100 Best Single Issue Comics Since You Were Born".

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The first Elseworlds ever. Brian Augustyn had wrote the script and (the one and only) Mike Mignola did an amazing work in the pencils, the tale is set in 1880, in the Victorian era where Jack The Ripper is srtiking terror in the hearts of the population. Bruce Wayne decides to go after the serial killer dressed as a giant bat, that looks as post-goth and dark as this issue gets... The panels are eye-candy, as mignola shows what he's capable of in the story that pretty much had set-up the basics ...

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