Batman: Black and White (1998)

A very nice collection of various’ stories, all in black and white. I loved some of the stories, moderately liked most (but found them forgettable), and disliked a few (at least they were forgettable too). A few thoughts off the top of my head: Bruce Timm’s “Two of a Kind” was one of the better…

Batman: Heart of Hush (2009) by Paul Dini & Dustin Nguyen

I wasn’t a huge fan of Hush. I found Hearts of Hush to lack even the charm of Hush. It certainly carried on the trend of convoluted but meaningless plots and inconsistent characterisations though. Some really interesting ideas at play (really liked the idea to Hush’s storyline here), but they’re all developed so poorly. The…

Batman: Hush (2002) by Jeph Loeb & Jim Lee

Hush came highly recommended to me, and while there were a lot of individual parts I really liked, I thought it was ultimately a real mess and failure of a story. As a highlight reel of various parts of the Batman mythos, it’s great, but as a cohesive story in its own right, it’s just…