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Batman: Seduction of the Gun

(Modern Batman #103)

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To some people, guns are a scourge; to others, a Constitutional right; for still others, they are merely a means to achieving an end. But at every level of society, children find guns, usually by chance...and often at the cost of their own lives. In BATMAN: SEDUCTION OF THE GUN, Batman and Robin confront the issue of gun control head on, in an action-packed and thought-pro ...more
55 pages
Published 1992 by DC (first published 1990)
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Jon(athan) Nakapalau
I went over to a friends house and looked through his Batman comics and came upon this book about guns - this summer has been so sad with all the mass shootings that have happened. The title really hit me: it is almost a seduction; and those who are seduced often inflict such pain and suffering on innocent people who were just going about living their life. But here is the disconnect: this term is now used as an 'trophy' in the Batman: Arkham Knight game (under the AR Challenge One Man Army). So ...more
Angela
Apr 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Batman and robin get involved with a case involving guns, gangs and teenagers. This is hard hitting stuff about the effect guns have on peoples lives. On the fence about guns, read this and I guarantee you won't be. Yes, it is a bit heavy handed at times but the message and story is still good. A very good read.
Rodrigo Tello
Oct 20, 2017 rated it liked it
Buena historia que alerta sobre el peligro del uso indiscriminado de las armas de fuego en Estados Unidos, a partir de la tragedia sufrida por el hijo de un ejecutivo de DC. El arte de Giarrano me encanta, así que aprobado.
Dan Smith
Feb 11, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: batman, comic, dc
too damn preachy. left wing noise
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