Batman R.I.P.

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DC Comics, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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Tying into his other blockbuster stories of 2008 Final Crisis and Batman: The Ressurection of Ra's Al Ghul, the legendary Grant Morrison confronts readers with the unthinkable...the death of The Dark Knight.
The troubled life of Bruce Wayne seems to spin out of control when his releationship with the mysterious Jezebel Jet deepens. Soon Bruce Wayne drops out completely, having seemingly become the victim of mental illness and abandoning his Batman identity for a life on the streets of Gotham City. Capitalizing on the fall of their greatest foe, the Club of Villains begin a crime spree through the streets of Gotham that threatens to bring the city to its knees.

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User Review  - SESchend - LibraryThing

Batman RIP: WTH? Morrison's capable of doing incredible things (Doom Patrol, Invisibles), but his Batman work is a bit off the rails from the get-go. Not recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing

In Batman: R.I.P., the Caped Crusader faces off against the mysterious Black Glove group whose members are working in tandem with Batman's arch-nemesis the Joker. As their deadly dance continues ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Grant Morrison was born in Glasgow in 1960. As a comics writer, he is renowned for his bold reinventions of existing superheroes and his own authored titles. He has had successful runs on Animal Man, Doom Patrol, JLA, The Invisibles, New X-Men, Fantastic Four and All Star Superman His Batman: Arkham Asylum is the best-selling original graphic novel ever published. A documentary on his life and work, Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods, will be released in November 2010.

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