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A tale of the Batman : Gotham by gaslight / Brian Augustyn, Michael Mignola, P. Craig Russell, Eduardo Barreto ; [Batman created by Bob Kane].

By: Augustyn, Brian [author.].
Contributor(s): Mignola, Michael | Russell, P. Craig | Barreto, Eduardo | Kane, Bob | DC Comics, Inc.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : DC Comics, �2006Description: 111 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1401211534; 9781401211530.Other title: Batman : Gotham by gaslight [Spine title] | Gotham by gaslight.Subject(s): Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Batman (Fictitious character) | Heroes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States | Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc | Science fiction comic books, strips, etc | Fantasy comic books, strips, etc | Comic books, strips, etc | Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc | Fantasy comic books, strips, etc | Heroes | Science fiction comic books, strips, etc | United StatesGenre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc.DDC classification: 741.5973
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Gotham by gaslight / Brian Augustyn, writer ; Michael Mignola, pencils ; P. Craig Russell, inks ; David Hornung, colorist ; John Workman, letterer -- Master of the future / Brian Augustyn, writer ; Eduardo Barreto, artist ; Steve Oliff, colorist ; Willie Schubert, letterer.
Summary: What would the Gotham City of one hundred years ago have been like?. 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?. Some would live in terror. Others would rest easier. Only one man would take no notice at all, a man with other matters to attend to. His name?. No one knows for sure. Most people know him only as Jack. Jack the Ripper. Batman, Gotham by gaslight collects the classic tale of the Victorian era Bat-Man's encounter with the Butcher of Whitechapel alongside its acclaimed sequel, Master of the future, in which the Dark Knight encounters a crazed prophet determined to prevent Gotham City from entering the twentieth century.
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Adult graphic novels BATMAN G AUG (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562016359384
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Cover title.

"Originally published as: Gotham by gaslight: an alternative history of The Batman; and, Batman, master of the future.

"Elseworlds"--Page 4 of cover.

Gotham by gaslight / Brian Augustyn, writer ; Michael Mignola, pencils ; P. Craig Russell, inks ; David Hornung, colorist ; John Workman, letterer -- Master of the future / Brian Augustyn, writer ; Eduardo Barreto, artist ; Steve Oliff, colorist ; Willie Schubert, letterer.

What would the Gotham City of one hundred years ago have been like?. 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?. Some would live in terror. Others would rest easier. Only one man would take no notice at all, a man with other matters to attend to. His name?. No one knows for sure. Most people know him only as Jack. Jack the Ripper. Batman, Gotham by gaslight collects the classic tale of the Victorian era Bat-Man's encounter with the Butcher of Whitechapel alongside its acclaimed sequel, Master of the future, in which the Dark Knight encounters a crazed prophet determined to prevent Gotham City from entering the twentieth century.

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