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Batman: Harvest Breed (Batman)

2.94  ·  Rating details ·  139 Ratings  ·  19 Reviews
In this stunningly painted book, Batman's investigation into a series of recent macabre murders leads him to the past and an old case file of similarly horrific killings. As the murders continue with intensifying horror, the Dark Knight is driven to the edge of self-control. Coming to blows with his longtime ally, Commissioner Gordon, Batman must find a way to regain his s ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by DC Comics (first published 2000)
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Andrew
Sep 23, 2015 rated it did not like it
I picked this up because I saw a short story Pratt did in Heavy Metal. It was black and white and very sparse. I think I liked it because it stood out; most HM stuff is very detailed. This book was disappointing because he chose to cover everything in a very bland muddy painted color.

The story was awful and I stopped reading it to just look at the paintings, but none were very well done.
Benjamin Featherston
Aug 03, 2015 rated it it was ok
This graphic novel is an example of what occurs when style is given more weight than substance. The artwork is beautiful, a mixture of paint and pastel which makes every page come to life in luminescent color. The story is mundane; Batman is trying to catch yet another supernatural killer, all the while butting heads with the police and tormented by nightmares. So, another Tuesday in Gotham.

You have to give George Pratt credit for trying to create a threat outside of Batman's usual Rogue's Galle
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Kayla Eklund
Oct 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is definitely not your typical Batman. I loved everything about it. The darker, gory story line was a great change of pace. The art style took a few pages to get into. Once I got used to it, I loved it. I would recommend this to older fans of Batman due to the extremely dark content. It made the perfect Halloween read.
Natarajan
Apr 09, 2007 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: batman fans; brereton fans
Excellent art, slightly reminiscent of Dan Brereton; the supernatural element was... unexpected, and not entirely fitting. Worth a read, if only for the art.
Mike
Jan 30, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Story is ridiculous and the writing is bad, but the art is great.
Angela
May 08, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dc, graphic-novels
Batman goes after a serial killer with help from Jim Gordon. A simple enough story with impressive artwork. The art is what I will remember from this book. An ok read.
Rodrigo Tello
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was ok
Historia extraña y dibujos más extraños. Aunque es un comic de Batman de terror y es una historia sobre satanismo, dos elementos que me atraían para abordarla, deja mucho que desear.
M
Feb 22, 2014 rated it did not like it
In this painted volume from George Pratt, the Batman faces a murder mystery that spans the realms of the supernatural. Ritualistic killings begin appearing across Gotham City, hearkening back to a string of unsolved deaths just like them six years earlier. Plagued by nightmares of demons and blood, Batman seeks the assistance of surviving witness Luci Boudreaux. A so-called "white witch," Luci directs Batman to seek out more metaphysical motives and prevent any more Gothamites from falling victi ...more
Jim
Jul 15, 2015 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars
mysterious murders which are conected to the past? mmm ok yeah. the first 1\4 is quite good but then comes all these paranormal things and the story takes the down hill. The art is good though
Sean
Mar 24, 2011 rated it did not like it
The artwork was beautiful, but the story was garbage.
Bruno
Jun 21, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Zeer mooi getekend, interessant verhaald, dat buiten het stereotiepe ligt, maar niet noodzakelijk echt diepgaand is. Niettemin: zeer goed.
VeRMiNaaRD ١٩٥٤
Jul 17, 2015 rated it did not like it
Çizimler ciddi manada kötü. Hikaye de oldukça zayıf. İlk defa Batman'in bir one shot'ını sevmedim.
Martin
Nov 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comicbook
Well that was something... Interesting story and really Beautiful art. I always enjoy stories about a darker Batman.
Fardeen
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was ok
All style no substance , super pastel artwork but the story lacks coherence
Phillip Goodman
it leaves the memory of old sticky blood, lying still glistening on the face of a church.
Kimberlee
Apr 09, 2009 rated it really liked it
The art for this is really, really amazing. The story is also cool, but the art makes this book!
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