Gotham by gaslight is a dc comics oneshot by brian augustyn and mike mignola, with inks by p. Both of these stories about a batman from another time are collected in a hardcover volume, batman noir. Batman gotham by gaslight by brain augustyn and mike mignola is an elseworlds tale that sends batman back to the victorian era where he encounters jack the ripper in late 19th century gotham. This noir format is perfect for showcasing the exploits of the batman in the stark light and dark of uncolored sequential art. Taking place one hundred years before it was published 1889 in victorian age london and gotham gaslight is 112 pages of graphic novel genius. Jan 23, 2018 gotham by gaslight also finds proper roles for batman s rogue gallery and his allies. Gotham by gaslight by riddlersriddle on february 14, 2018 an animated adaptation of the classic elseworlds comic was a longtime coming and unfortunately, couldve done with a bit longer. Gotham by gaslight 2018 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. One of dcs better batman films not as great as the older ones but not as bad the newer ones. It is the thirtieth film in the dc universe animated original movies series. Like the comic, the movie follows batman hunting down. Gotham by gaslight might just be one of the best alternative stories that dc comics ever told.
While its a cool conceptand not the first batman crossover im familiar with gotham by gaslight seemscheap. Besides inspector gordon and alfred, hardcore dc fans can expect many more supporting batman characters to make appearances such as. It brought a 19th century batman and his steampunk inspired tech. A former dc comics editor, brian augustyn wrote some of the first dc. It spawned a sequel master of the future 1991 also written by augustyn but with art by eduardo barreto. I mean comic or animated that would be awesome, i cant be the only one that thinks this right. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of gothams technological advances, there is a. Gotham by gaslight comic online free and high quality. Dcs planned absolute edition of the seminal batman. Gotham by gaslight gotham by gaslight is a dc comics graphic novel by brian augustyn and mike mignola with inks by p. An alternative history of the batman last edited by pikahyper on 042419 07. This animated batman films is definitely not for kids and you will know why within the first 5 minutes.
Home entertainment, featuring an alternate version of the dc comics character batman. Gotham by gaslight, which has already had a wellreceived animated adaptation and is now set to get the liveaction treatment, with the. In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a batgarbed vigilante feared by the guilty and the. Gotham by gaslight, and now the box art for the bluray release and a full.
Taking place in 1889 in a victorianesque gotham city, it. This volume includes the breakthrough elseworlds specials gotham by gaslight and master of the future that pit the dark knight againt jack the. Dc comics fans will know this as an elseworld comic book. His other comics credits include the flash, impulse, the ray, black condor and more, as well as the indie comics sensation trollords. Jack the ripper is the main antagonist of the dc elseworlds comic book story batman. Gotham by gaslight comic online presenting for the first time the adventures of the victorian era batman in one 112page edition.
Nov 17, 2017 a steampunk batman hunts jack the ripper in turn of the century gotham city in batman. Gotham by gaslight, according to the back cover to the batman and harley quinn. Gotham by gaslight, the world is wellconstructed and there are some standout performances, but the story at its core isnt as strong as it ought to be. The story revolves around a 19thcentury version of bruce wayne making his debut as batman just as jack the ripper has arrived in gotham city. Gotham by gaslight wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. Gotham by gaslight is an animated loose adaptation released in 2018. Gotham by gaslight will be available on digital hd on january 23, 2018 and on ultra hd bluray combo pack, bluray combo pack and dvd on february 6, 2018. Commissioner gordon, alfred the butler, and harvey dent keep their old roles. Gotham by gaslight takes place at the turn of the century as americas continued industrial revolution is to be showcased at a worlds fair hosted by gotham city. Bruce wayne, selina kyle, commissioner gordon, and a host of other well known batman characters are transported to the 1880s. It is unfortunate that kevin conroy is not voicing.
Batman arrives and fights gordon into a ferris wheel, where gordon reveals his holy work is to rid gotham from what he sees as filth, from the poor to the criminals but also immigrants, the illiterate, and anarchists. He is a fictionalized version of the infamous real life serial killer of the same name, though his true identity differs between the comic and film versions. Batman gotham by gaslight part 1, elseworlds, alternate reality, batman. Jan 17, 2018 the inside front cover gives the book the full title of gotham by gaslight. With a unique art style and some great voice acting it delivers on all fronts. Gotham by gaslight sees a victorian version of poison ivy go up against the feared gotham ripper.
Hugo strange is a progressive doctor running a psychiatric hospital and poison ivy is a vaudeville stripper. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of gothams technological advances, there is a killer loose in the city. Gotham by gaslight graphic novel 1st print 1989 vfnm mike mignola, from silver age comics, and find other dc comic books, collectibles and pop art. One of these projects is tipped to be a new take on batman. Jan 19, 2018 the comic was a brisk 52 pages, more like dipping a toe into the idea of a victorianera gotham rather than fully diving into the concept with a full length graphic novel. Gotham by gaslight video game prototype footage youtube. At the end batman gotham by gaslight was enjoyable.
I know that gotham by gaslight was an elseworlds comic first, but after having read it and watched the animated movie can we please get a running series set in that world. This volume includes the breakthrough tales gotham by gaslight and master of the future that pit the dark knight against jack the ripper and a deathdealer from the skies over gotham city. Jan 30, 2018 gotham by gaslight is considered the first elseworlds title, retroactively named so because the concept didnt exist at the time it was printed in 1989. Gotham by gaslight offers a thrilling mystery and steampunkinspired take on batman, but thats just the beginning of what there is to uncover in this adaptation of the classic elseworlds comic. A steampunk batman hunts jack the ripper in turn of the century gotham city in batman.
Steven choi batman design, jeff matsuda batman design. In the 19th century, bruce wayne recalls the murder. The story of this story is what would it have been like if batman existed in the 1880s and jack the ripper. Hottest comics key issues comics by letter cgc cert lookup investment speculation new comics this week sell my comics. In the 19th century, bruce wayne recalls the murder of his parents by a highwayman and remembers the bats which swarmed over the murderer. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading batman.
Between shoehornedin characters from the comics which ill touch more on later and plot conveniences, to the fast pacingwhich can be good or bad. First published in 1989, eventually labelled as being part of dc comics elseworlds line, batman. Inspired by the landmark oneshot elseworlds tale by brian augustyn and mike mignola, batman. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Batman in the distant past of gotham, at the crossroads of where the gothic 19th century meets the modern age. In regards to the story itself, the short nature of the comic required that writer jim krieg add new material for the gotham by gaslight world in order to create a satisfying full length movie. Here, bruce wayne looks to fund the first gotham s world fair in hopes of bringing some light to gotham. In the 19th century, bruce wayne recalls the murder of his parents by a highwayman and remembers the. Gotham by gaslight elseworlds paperback march 12, 20.
Gotham by gaslight is the latest installment in warner bros. The adaptation differs significantly from the original comic, and includes. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of gotham s technological advances, there is a killer loose in the city. Gotham by gaslight pits the dark knight detective against the elusive serial killer, jack the ripper. Additionally, the gotham by gaslight batman was briefly featured in the limited series dark nights. Gotham by gaslight, a distinctive reprint series displaying comic artistry in black and white. Gotham by gaslight is an elseworlds story written by bryan augustyn and penciled by mike mignola, and the first alternative continuity graphic novel in being oficially considered one. Here, bruce wayne looks to fund the first gothams world fair in hopes of bringing some light to gotham. This is based on the batman comic gotham by gaslight with art by mike mignola. It was prestige format, complete with the cool cardboard cover and. In this sequel to gotham by gaslight, the victorianera batman faces an insane prophet who is hell bent on keeping gotham city from entering the 20th century.
Animations next dc film will be an adaptation of the 1989 oneshot batman. This volume includes the breakthrough elseworlds specials gotham by gaslight and master of the future that pit the dark knight againt jack the ripper and a deathdealer from the skies over gotham. The documentary traces the influence of the comic book story, and why gotham by gaslight stands the test of time. Gotham by gaslight also finds proper roles for batman s rogue gallery and his allies. Their vision was to use the oneshot comic gotham by.
Gotham by gaslight 2018 jack the ripper kills pamela isley batman. The ferris wheel lights on fire and begins to collapse. The decision to depict batmans cowl with open eye holes rather than the standard white lenses was. The adaptation differs significantly from the original comic, and includes elements from both books. Before the elseworlds imprint ever came to dc comics, there was brian augustyn and mike mignolas comic oneshot, gotham by gaslight. Batman already exists in this universe, but the focus on this movie, like the comic, is that a killer named jack the ripper has started killing people throughout gotham. Batman gotham by gaslight part 1, elseworlds, alternate reality, batman published may 1989 by dc. Since its october, its time to revisit an absolute classic. It incorporated most characters in an organic fashion. Presenting for the first time the adventures of the victorian era batman in one 112page edition.
Gotham by gaslight is set during the victorian era, though with a steampunk twist that fits very well in the world of batman. Gotham by gaslight, and its animated film adaptation. Presenting for the first time the adventures of the victorian era batman in one edition. This batman is trying to hunt down jack the ripper in a victorian era setting. A victorian easter egg hunt by meg downey friday, february 9th, 2018 batman. On the whole, the book vaguely reminded me of doctor whos the next doctor i picked this up during the. Gotham by gaslight is a dc comics oneshot by brian augustyn and mike mignola, with inks by. Jack the ripper, clashing with gotham and its ruling elite. Gotham by gaslight last edited by pikahyper on 042419 07. It features bruce greenwood as batman and jennifer carpenter as selina kyle. Metal, among other alternate versions of the character. A former dc comics editor, brian augustyn wrote some of the first dc elseworlds.
Tale of the batman gotham by gaslight tpb 2006 dc comic. Nov 14, 2017 we recently got our first look at the trailer for dcs animated adaptation of brian augustyn and mike mignolas batman. Jacob later decided to complete his revenge on the wayne family by. Gotham by gaslight is the latest in the dc universe animated originalmovie series to adapt a classic graphicnovel or comicbook storyline, this time the alternateuniverse batmanifhelivedinvictorianengland classic from brian augustyn the flash and mike mignola hellboy. The inside front cover gives the book the full title of gotham by gaslight. Selina escapes, while batman watches as gordon willingly burns himself. Gotham by gaslight is a murder mystery set in an alternate batman timeline. A former dc comics editor, brian augustyn wrote some of the first dc elseworlds tales, including batman. Batman gotham by gaslight tp new ed phantom zone comics. Gotham by gaslight is a 2018 american animated superhero film produced by warner bros. The groundbreaking elseworlds tales of the victorian era are back in a new blackandwhite edition that showcases the artistry of mike mignola, p. Gotham by gaslight, the newest entry in the popular dc universe original movies line of animated films.327 476 194 1332 50 1185 503 132 800 1021 1576 643 701 1356 1348 251 1234 324 1432 687 1031 178 107 1115 692 731 809 1339 1183 709