Legends of the dark knight halloween specials which were reprinted in batman. The series takes place primarily during the thirdfourth year of batman s career. Batman by jeph loeb and tim sale omnibus hc shrink wrapped new. Dark victory is a 14part comic book limited series written by jeph loeb and by tim sale. Jeph loeb and tim sale have done it again in batman. In comics, he is best known for his work with the supremely talented artist and partnerincrime tim sale on batman.
This was really well portrayed by jeph loeb and tim sale and gave a. The title of this book is absolute batman and it was written by jeph loeb, tim sale illustrator. Dark victory, written by jeph loeb, illustrated by tim sale, published by dc comics, and based on. I was used to walking into a book store and see the same old books. Batman by jeph loeb tpb hush long holloween dark victory jim lee tim sale 5 book. Spiderman blue marvel comics graphic novel tpb tim sale jeph loeb nm. If you get the chance to read year one, long halloween, and dark victory back to back, then do it its really quite a treat, and is a great introduction to batman and his world.
Dark victory is a sequel from their previous work the long halloween and because of that, i strongly advise reading the long halloween before picking this up to get the best experience. Hush writer jeph loeb and other allstar creators contine to bring the man of steel into the 21st century, as an epic era of superman flies forward in this second collected edition volume. The long halloweenincludes three dark tales of horror and intrigue featuring batman facing off. In television, his many credits include smallville, lost and heroes and in film, teen wolf and commando. Joseph jeph loeb iii is an emmy and wga nominated american film and television writer, producer and awardwinning comic book writer. Although this can be read as a stand alone story, it is part of a bigger narrative including the long halloween and catwoman. Freeze, poison ivy, mad hatter, scarecrow, twoface, and solomon. Join batman as he once again has to play detective while defending gotham. The long halloween, another mystery killer has sprouted in gotham city, but its not the town we all quite knew. Buy batman dark victory new edition by loeb, jeph online on amazon. Batman, dark victory another big piece of batman history by writer jeph.
Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The continuation of the best story in dc universe the long halloween. Dark victory starts where lh ends and continues to tell the story of twoface, the maroni and falcone families, and the new murderer the hangman. Dark victory takes up with harvey dent becoming twoface. The long halloween, superman for all seasons, catwoman. Ive read jeph loeb and tim sales batman books in the order theyve written them with haunted knight coming first followed by the long halloween and finally coming to dark victory. Dark victory takes place primarily three to four years into batman s career as a vigilante. Dark victory by jeph loeb, 9780606340045, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Dark victory is a part comic book series written by jeph loeb and drawn by tim sale. Loeb was a coexecutive producer on the nbc hit show heroes, and formerly a producerwriter on the tv series smallville and lost.
Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible purchase. Combine shipping on up to 8 total regular size comics in the same insured priority mail flat rate envelope. The long halloween, another mystery killer has sprouted in. Dark victory by jeph loeb, 9781563898686, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
A bold era for superman continues as allstar creators. The loebs story telling is impeccable and sales art is second to none. Book awards book club selections books by author books by series coming soon kids books new releases teens books this months biggest new. The plot thickens as gordon and batman try and get the killer. I have new auctions weekly so put me on your favorite seller list and check up often because you never know what im selling. Dark victory is the engaging sequel following the long halloween a 55 comic from gotham archives and will address a lot of the loose ends of its predecessor. Loeb was a producerwriter on the tv series smallville and lost, writer for the films commando and teen wolf, and a writer and coexecutive producer on the nbc tv show heroes from its premiere in 2006 to november 2008.
All books ship bagged and boarded to protect your investment. Dark victory, with the intricate plots and conspiracies, offers up a great challenge at first, but it is easily one of the best books about batman s early years. It was originally published by dc comics in 1996 and 1997. Jeph loeb this graphic novel by jeph loeb and tim salethe creative team behind the classic batman. To me it is the weakest of jeph loeb s three yearlong batman mysteries, also including the long halloween and dark victory. Batman dark victory new edition by jeph loeb, 9781401244019, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. This trade paper back contains all of the dark victory comics that jeph loeb wrote and tim sale illustrated. Brilliantly written by jeph loeb and artfully drawn by tim sale these two books were used, along with frank millers dkr, to set the tone for christopher nolans movies.
The story is still a whodunnit and is similiar in formula to the first killings take place on a holiday. The long halloween and was originally published from 1999 to 2000 by dc comics. Dark victory by jeph loeb and tim sale overview in this sequel to the legendary batman. Batman dark victory 1999 2000 is a 14 issue series written by jeph loeb and art from time sale. It was published by dc comics and has a total of 408 pages in the book. The long halloween is a issue american comic book limited series written by jeph loeb with art by tim sale. Dark victory is the superb sequel to the excellent the long halloween. Absolute long halloween batman jeph loeb tim sale 2007 hardcover. Dark victory is the sequel to the long halloween and introduced the readers to dick grayson and how he became the first robin. Loeb and sale are awesome again in this book the pace is still fast and includes many of batman s trademark villians with joker, mr.
The events portrayed in the book take place shortly after the events covered in long halloween which was handled by the same writers and artists. The target this time are cops and many cops only mildly remembered in previous batman stories are quickly brought into this story only to be killed. But dont buy this and wait for the hardcover release of the jeph loeb tim sales batman omnibus later in 2018 which includes haunted knight, long halloween, dark victory and catwoman. Rich and interesting story with one of the greatest artworks out there in comic books. Granted, jim lees art is typically excellent and distinctive, but ive always felt the story was more concerned with contriving spectacle. I suppose loeb ought to be congratulated for bringing the batman stories back to their original format, that is detectivecrime stories, where he brings the mob and batman side by side as natural enemies. A fourtime eisner award winner and fivetime wizard fan awards winner see below, loeb s comic book career includes work on many. Dark victory is a 14part american comic book limited series.1347 18 845 28 1437 1588 1356 1125 53 481 1313 1020 850 1247 298 1098 1288 1193 887 143 1646 817 387 132 46 818 78 828 387 256 624 494 1225