Batman: Gotham Noir Comic Book Review

Batman: Gotham NoirErica Gives This Comic Four Stars

Batman: Gotham Noir by Ed Brubaker
Art: Sean Phillips

After about a third of the way through this book, I actually started enjoying it. I enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I was going to in the first third. In the first third, I was a little bored. I didn’t care about drunk Jim Gordon who was kicked off the force and divorced Sarah. While I’ve always enjoyed the mob stories from Gotham City, this wasn’t pulling me in. And, of course, Jim was pinned for Rachel’s death. Way too easy.

And perhaps it was the Bat. My favorite thing about Batman: Gotham Noir is the way Phillips draws Batman. The Batman as a flat shadow except his eyes with those pointy ears was so freaking perfect. Phillips can draw my Batman every day. Continue reading “Batman: Gotham Noir Comic Book Review”