Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth by Grant Morrison

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Read Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth Online Free - In this groundbreaking, painted graphic novel, the inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over Gotham's detention center for the criminally insane on April Fools Day, demanding Batman in exchange for their hostages. Accepting their demented challenge, Batman is forced to live and endure the personal hells of the Joker, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Two-Face and many other sworn enemies in order to save the innocents and retake the prison. During his run through this absurd gauntlet, the Dark Knights own sanity is placed in jeopardy. This special anniversary edition trade paperback also reproduces the original script with annotations by Morrison and editor Karen Berger.

Title : Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth
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ISBN : 1401204252
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 216 pages


Jeff rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 02, 2017

The Caped Crusader with footnotes!?! or Art for Art’s Sake. or Holy Histrionics, Batman, I’d rather have listened to an opera… Grant Morrison gets “serious” – it’s even mentioned in the title twice in case you need a reminder – and if Carrot Top wants to star in a remake of Death of a Salesman or Bi...

Eric rated it ★☆☆☆☆

May 30, 2012

What a fucking mess. The painted artwork was appalling, the story-line was incoherent, the dialogue was barely legible, and, most importantly, the portrayal of Batman was all wrong. This felt like a second-rate haunted-house horror that Batman was wedged into, and poorly at that. Batman's encount...

Anne rated it ★☆☆☆☆

November 29, 2012

Sorry, guys. Didn't like it. I have a headache and my eyes hurt. Not joking here. One of my eyes is actually throbbing. Yes, only one. I'm going to take some Tylenol...

StoryTellerShannon rated it ★★★☆☆

June 03, 2014

This is not your traditional Batman tale. Some people won't like it. In fact, Batman seems like a normal man when confronted by the horrors within and acts in very non Batman ways. There's a two part story here where we switch back and forth to the founder of Arkham and why he turned his mansion...

Alex ☣ Deranged KittyCat ☣ rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 19, 2017

I'm not quite sure how I feel about Batman: Arkham Asylum. The story isn't to my liking (although the Joker grabbing Batman's arse is something one doesn't see often). Also, I found the art style too weird.

Keith rated it ★★★★☆

March 18, 2014

So after buying this book for the third time in my life today (the first, a hardcover edition that all the pages eventually fell out of; the second, the paperback edition sans script that now sits across the country with the rest of my books) I decided it was worth going on Goodreads to wax poeti...

Andrew rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 14, 2008

I have read many a poor/overrated Batman story in my ten-odd years as a fan, but this much referred to epic may take the cake. As a Batman story, this is a total failure. Batman acts completely out of character almost from the beginning. When walking into a hostage situation masterminded by the J...

Sam rated it ★★☆☆☆

February 21, 2014

Based solely upon his 2006-2013 run, Grant Morrison might be the greatest Batman writer of all time. But he wasn’t always so brilliant as his first Batman book, the mega-selling Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, shows. The inmates have overrun the asylum and are holding civilians h...

Foad rated it ★★★★☆

May 23, 2017

یکی از کمیک های به یاد موندنی بتمن. بذارید اینجوری شروع کنم. مرد عنکبوتی، خصوصیت اصلیش سرزنده بودنشه. پیوسته طنز میگه و خود شیوه ی حرکتش (تاب خوردن هاش) این سرزنده بودن رو تقویت میکنن. سوپرمن، خصوصیت اصلیش درستکاری و عدالت جو بودنشه. کاپیتان آمریکا، خصوصیت اصلیش افتخار و وفاداری و سرباز بودنشه، که از...

Marc rated it ★★★★★

October 15, 2007

Arkham Asylum is the best graphic novel I've ever read for two reasons: writing, and art. This isn't your average WHACK! POW! comic book. In fact, there is almost no violence or glammed-out secret weapons. Grant Morrision takes us through a masterful exploration into the psyche of Bruce Wayne, a m...

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