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Bat-Quest Part Three: "The Black Glove"

For this installment of the Bat-Quest series, I’ll be looking at the hardcover collection The Black Glove, again by Grant Morrison, that sets up the main plot in a future volume. This volume introduces the villainous Black Glove organization, that is out to destroy Batman. It, like Batman and Son has two separate plots. The first one, […]

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Bat-Quest Part One: "Batman and Son" (SPOILERS WITHIN!)

For the first “real” installment in the “Bat-Quest” series, I’ll be reviewing Grant Morrison’s  “Batman and Son”. This collection is odd, because it contains three main stories each around two issues long. The first one, “Batman and Son” is about an illegitimate son Batman sired after sleeping with his archenemy’s daughter, and his sometimes flame […]

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Bat-Quest Prologue: "52"

Now, Batman has never been one of my favorite superheroes. I always thought he was too dark, too lonely, and too paranoid about other heroes. On the other hand, I have always liked the work of comic book writer    Grant Morrison. I much enjoyed his work on X-Men, I loved his work relaunching the […]

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A review of Simon Schama’s "Citizens"

Simon Schama’s Citizens is an in-depth analysis of the causes and effects of the French Revolution. Before reading this book, I knew cursory information about the French Revolution, mainly through free-associated terms: Louis XVI, Bastille, Robespierre, Reign of Terror, guillotine, Napoleon. Afterward, I learned that there was a lot more causes to the Revolution than just […]

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