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Grendel/Batman: Devil's Masque

(Batman Grendel #2)

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The true aggressive evil of Grendel is revealed as, in his malevolent quest to prove his superiority over Batman, he slaughters a squad of Gotham City cops and kidnaps an innocent child to use as a pawn in his cruel games of duplicity and murder. But the Dark Knight is not so easily duped, and Grendel's extreme actions set them both up for a chilling confrontation.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published 1993 by DC Comics Inc. Comico
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Logan
Sep 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Not bad, not fantastic though. Plus side though is the book actually has colour coded thought boxes so you can tell who's monologue your reading, who knew!(I'm looking at you Trinity!)
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I highly enjoy The Batman, riddles and Wagner's writing (plus his art is above average when he's at his best) but forgot HOW UTTERLY STUPID GRENDEL IS!

Without the costume, he's the nauseating side of David Niven (at least Wagner can make fun of himself)- an ego-maniacal, minus the funny, BOORISH PONCE who dresses with a lavish gaudiness and to make himself seem unassuming, "so naturally" sporting THE ULTIMATE FASHION ACCESSORY- The Unnecessary Cane!

Also an exhaustively self-congratulatory/satis
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Shawn
Aug 18, 2009 rated it liked it
This, the second half of Grendel's tangle with Batman, is even more fun in the resolution than the first was in the set-up. We get to see Hunter Rose really cut loose with some bloodthirsty sport against Gotham's finest, get to see Grendel's corrupt snares enclose the necks of a number of unwilling characters (including our two female leads), witness some wonderful contrasts that again point out how close Hunter and Bruce really are (despite being on opposing sides), and get a thrilling rooftop ...more
East Bay J
Jun 29, 2008 rated it really liked it
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Part two of the confrontation between Batman and Grendel. I read some Grendel years ago but I have little recollection of the character. In this story, he seems like a self centered, egomaniacal asshole and you know what happens to those kind when Batman's around. I like the use of different thought balloons to indicate what the four main characters are saying (Hillary and Rachel, in addition to Batman/Wayne and Grendel/Rose). Another example of Wagner being a thinker. As far as crossovers, this ...more
Ola
Jan 03, 2013 rated it did not like it
Piece of crap too!
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Matt Wagner is an American comic book writer and artist. In addition to his creator-owned series' Mage and Grendel, he has also worked on comics featuring The Demon and Batman as well as such titles as Sandman Mystery Theatre and Trinity, a DC Comics limited series featuring Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman.

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