One of the best-known bat stories, written by Jeph Loeb (The Long Halloween) and illustrated by Jim Lee (All-Star Batman & Robin), in which he must investigate the appearance of a new villain in Gotham City.
In the 12 numbers that contain this arc plot, we see both the detective side of Batman and his side full of explosions and blows everywhere, there are many villains and allies who will be of vital importance to the development of the plot.
We delve into Batman’s problematic relationship with Catwoman and through flashbacks, the relationship with Thomas Elliot, one of his childhood friends.
Jim Lee’s work is spectacular and fits perfectly with the kind of story being told, the technique he uses for flashbacks is very good along with the enveloping backgrounds set in Gotham.
Can you read Batman Hush without having read any Batman before?
Well, yes and no.
The story is entertaining and easy to read, referencing some milestones in the Batman story that assiduous bat readers will understand and enjoy more. On the other hand, in this story you can meet most of Batman’s allies and villains, you might be interested in learning more about them by reading other stories about the “Dark Knight”.
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