Absolute Batman & Robin
By Grant Morrison; (Illustrator)
(DC Comics, Hardcover, 9781401237370, 488pp.)
Publication Date: January 15, 2013
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DC Comics Absolute Editions set the standard for the highest quality, most in-depth presentation of classic graphic novels. Each oversized volume is presented in a slipcase and includes unique additional material making each Absolute Edition a cornerstone of any serious comic collection. Set in the wake of Bruce Wayne's passing, a new Dynamic Duo, made up of Dick Grayson and Batman's son Damian, hits the streets to investigate Bruce's mysterious death. Absolute Batman & Robin: Batman Reborn features the Eisner Award-winning team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly(ALL STAR SUPERMAN), as well as the brilliant artwork of Frazier Irving, Phillip Tan and Cameron Stewart.
This Absolute volume collects Batman & Robin issues #1-16, Bruce Wayne The Return #1 as well as character sketches, a cover gallery and artist and writer commentary.
Writer Grant Morrison is known for his innovative work on comics from the graphic novel ARKHAM ASYLUM to acclaimed runs on ANIMAL MAN and DOOM PATROL, as well as his subversive creatorowned titles such as THE INVISIBLES, SEAGUY and WE3. He has also written best-selling runs on JLA, SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY and New X-Men and recently helped to reinvent the DC Universe in ALLSTAR SUPERMAN, 52 and BATMAN.
"Clever." --Entertainment Weekly
"A fresh, yet iconic, take on the character is shining forth in Gotham and one the comic shelves . . . Brilliant [and] beautiful." --Ain't It Cool News
"Morrison . . . [has] the magic touch." --MTV Splash Page