Batman: Nosferatu
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Batman: Nosferatu (Batman)

3.34 of 5 stars 3.34  ·  rating details  ·  89 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Under Clarc and Lois' enlightened rule, Metropolis has begun to progress. However, some resist that progress, such as Dr. Arkham, the head of an asylum, who holds "psychomantic" seances for the entertainment of the depraved rich of Metropolis. The star of these is the "Laughing Man", a white-faced, murderous creature, a prototype cyborg built by Lutor from one of Arkham's...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published December 5th 1999 by DC Comics (first published 1999)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Batman by Frank MillerBatman by Alan MooreBatman by Jeph LoebBatman by Frank MillerBatman by Grant Morrison
Best of Batman
141st out of 293 books — 434 voters
Interview with the Vampire by Anne RiceVampire Academy by Richelle MeadTwilight by Stephenie MeyerDracula by Bram StokerShadow Kiss by Richelle Mead
The Ultimate List of Vampire Books
450th out of 504 books — 248 voters


More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 159)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Leonardo
Aug 24, 2009 Leonardo rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone wishing for a different Batman, but not too different.
Recommended to Leonardo by: Cecilia
A remarkable retelling of the Batman mythos. Set in an expressionist version of Metropolis, the Batman characters are set and transformed into characters in a graphic novel that draws heavily (but not mindlessly) on Murnau's "Cabinet of Doctor Caligari". The spiritual descent of Bruss Wayne-Son and his transformation into Nosferatu is impressive, particulary in his struggle with the city's other champion, Super-Man. Visually, Batman: Nosferatu is a delight for those whose tastes rotate to the tw...more
Thom Foolery
Not at all what I was expecting, in a great way. A radical revamp (hardy har) of the Batman character and of the entire DC universe as well (for example, Metropolis, with its double entedre, and not Gotham, is the setting) done up in eerie, German Expressionist-inspired artwork. Another gem in the DC Elseworlds series.
Dovile
Sequel to a previous Elseworlds story 'Superman: Metropolis'. The art style is the same, and I personally seriously don't like it. The story was even less interesting, so I can't really recommend this to anyone.

There's a third book in this series called 'Wonder Woman: The Blue Amazon'.
Angela
The artwork is beautiful and unusual. The story of the Gothic Dr Markham and the laughing man intriguing. The writing, however, is awful and it takes a lot of concentration to work out what is going on. An OK read for the artwork alone.
Indah Threez Lestari
Sebagai pecinta aliran naturalisme, nangis darah deh melihat gambar2 di buku ini... T.T

Jadi sulit menikmati jalan ceritanya kalau sulit menikmati gambarnya.

Forgive my limited art-sense.
David
Story 4/5 Art 5/5
Ashley
Ashley marked it as to-read
Jul 29, 2014
Chris Huddleston
Chris Huddleston marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2014
Rick Hunter
Rick Hunter marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2014
Dalar B
Dalar B marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2014
Igor Stanojević
Igor Stanojević marked it as to-read
May 11, 2014
Candise Aultz
Candise Aultz marked it as to-read
May 06, 2014
Aaron
Aaron marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2014
Gifty
Gifty marked it as to-read
Feb 15, 2014
Ducky Gazpacho
Ducky Gazpacho marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2014
Bob Scott
Bob Scott marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2014
Arnis
Arnis marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
She has co-authored a dozen books about movies and television, several novels, as well as numerous comics and translations, including the Moebius graphic novels. She has also contributed scripts to animated series such as The Real Ghostbusters and Duck Tales, among others. In 1990, in recognition of their distinguished career as comic book writers, translators and editors, Randy and Jean-Marc were...more
More about Randy Lofficier...
Moebius 3: The Incal Tongue Lash Moebius 2 Over Here: An American Expat in the South of France Moebius 1

Share This Book