Batman: Arkham Asylum (graphic novel)

28 Ratings: 3.6
A dark and disturbing Batman graphic novel written by Grant Morrison and illustrated by Dave McKean.

In this groundbreaking painted graphic novel, the inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over Gotham's detention center for the criminally insane on April Fool's Day and demand Batman in exchange for their prisoners. Accepting their demented challenge, … see full wiki

Author: Grant Morrison, Dave McKean
Genre: Superheroes, Dark Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels
Publisher: DC Comics
Date Published: October 1989
2 reviews about Batman: Arkham Asylum (graphic novel)
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review by . July 19, 2008
For any beginning comic reader, and even more so for anyone else, "Arkham Asylum" is essential. Claimed by DC to be the best-selling graphic novel of all time, "Arkham Asylum" is deep, psychological, terrifying, and as dark as any comic I've ever read. Grant Morrison writes with an explorative and bleak psychology reminescent of Alan Moore -- but Moore's own darkly contemplative and psychological Batman work, 1988's "Batman: The Killing Joke," was never this ghastly. Thanks to Dave McKean's beautiful …
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