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Batman: The Complete Hush [Kindle Edition]

JEPH LOEB , Jim Lee
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (307 customer reviews)

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BATMAN: HUSH is a thrilling mystery of action, intrigue, and deception penned by Jeph Loeb (BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN) and illustrated by comics superstar Jim Lee (ALL STAR BATMAN & ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER) in which Batman sets out to discover the identity of a mysterious mastermind using the Joker, Riddler, Ra's al Ghul and the Dark Knight's other enemies—and allies—as pawns in a plan to wreak havoc. Collects BATMAN #608-619.

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"It's beautiful stuff. Catwoman has rarely looked so seductive, nor has Batman's heroic but fearsome image often been used so well. [HUSH] make[s] readers look at Batman and his colleagues with a fresh, enthusiastic eye."—PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, starred

“The art is stunning and beautiful.”—Portland Oregonian

About the Author

Jeph Loeb is an Emmy award nominated and Eisner award winning writer/producer living in Los Angeles.   In television, his many credits include Smallville, Lost and Heroes and in film, Teen Wolf and Commando.   In comics, he is best known for his work with the supremely talented artist and partner-in-crime TIM SALE on BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, SUPERMAN FOR ALL SEASONS,CATWOMAN: WHEN IN ROME for DC as well as Daredevil Yellow, Spider-Man Blue and Hulk Gray for Marvel.

Jim Lee is a renowned comic book artist and the Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment. Prior to his current post, Lee served as Editorial Director, where he oversaw WildStorm Studios and was also the artist for many of DC Comics’ bestselling comic books and graphic novels, including ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER, BATMAN: HUSH, and SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW. He also serves as the Executive Creative Director for the DC Universe Online (DCUO) massively multiplayer action game from Sony Online Entertainment (SOE). As part of DC Comics-The New 52, Lee is drawing JUSTICE LEAGUE.

Product Details

  • File Size: 115798 KB
  • Print Length: 320 pages
  • Publisher: DC Comics (November 21, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0064W652A
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,051 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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74 of 81 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A New Batman Classic ! August 26, 2009
Format:Paperback
Finally! Previously available as two separate volumes, this is the first time all 12 monthly issues of the Loeb/Lee run have been put together, giving us the complete HUSH story.

Jeph Loeb gives us a very good detective story. Better is his character-study, nuanced approach to the Dark Knight, himself. Loeb manages to bring fresh eyes to the Batman, displaying a longing and a loneliness previously unrevealed. The scenes with Catwoman are some of the best in years. Those with Nightwing (the original Robin) show growth and a new maturity for both characters. And, of course, the new villain - Hush, is a great addition to the rogues gallery.

Jim Lee's contribution is possibly even greater. He draws some of the most iconic and visually stunning pictures of Batman, EVER. There was Neal Adams, Norm Breyfogle, Dick Sprang, and Alex Ross. Add to the `Top 5 Batman Artists of All Time' list - Jim Lee. And he may have taken over the Number 1 spot, at that! Sharp, dynamic, and nothing less than electrifying, Lee's work here is some of the greatest artwork ever done in a graphic novel or comic book.

Ranking high on the list (just after The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Year One, and Batman: Absolution), HUSH instantly becomes one of the most important and character-defining Batman stories of all time.
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26 of 31 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great to get back into Batman! September 10, 2009
By Tai
Format:Paperback
I've been out of the comic loop for a long time. Especially DC comics. Trades are great since I have no comic book shops local to me and I like nice big volumes to take in and digest over a long afternoon.

Batman: Hush is great in regards to letting you get back into the mind of the Bat. Hush, him(or her)self, is a great villain that is well done and there is also a good number of cameos by other mainstays and a twisted ending to the whole thing to boot!

I highly, highly recommend it to new or longtime Batman fans. I feel you won't be disappointed.
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The ultimate Batman story September 6, 2009
By km
Format:Paperback
I'm not much of a comics reader, but Batman is easily my favorite character (although I'm in the minority who have found his live-action adaptations to be disappointing). And this particular collection is THE comic book for people who don't often read comic books.

Only a passing knowledge of Batman lore is needed to enjoy the story, and virtually all of the characters in his history make appearances of varying degrees. The highlight is his battle of wits with Superman, and seeing the famous contrast in styles between the two characters at work here, both as combatants and allies. It makes one desperately wish they'd make a live-action crossover film (and while one almost did get made before these current reboots, it seems unlikely now, save for the upcoming Justice League film). There are also some great interactions here between Clark, Bruce, and Lois.

Jim Lee's style can be a bit too technical and lacking in character, but I'm still a fan of his clean, dynamic style, and it's great to see it applied to the Batman world. His Catwoman/Selina is particularly memorable. The way all the characters are shoehorned into the story can come off as contrived in some regards, but for the most part it works and makes for a highly entertaining adventure.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing... January 15, 2011
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I'm not a huge Batman man, myself... this graphic novel is actually the first I've read of its kind. I've been around comics and its characters for a while, so I've gathered some knowledge throughout the years. Childhood movies and television shows stuck with me more than I know. With that, this book was still amazing.

The story unfolds so well. The use of such a canon of characters is a testament to Jeph Loeb's writing. Batman feels like Batman.

Jim Lee's art is actually my most favorite aspect. His style is above and beyond what I thought I knew in comics. I still expect those weird dot-matrix colors and drawings of the old days (Not to say that style doesn't have its charm), but this artwork surprised me. I'm officially on the hunt for other Jim Lee works. The print-style lets these colors pop. Even though it's a paperback, it doesn't feel overly fragile.

So, as a new Batman fan, this book is amazing. Just getting into comics? You'll love it. Been into comics? You'll love it.
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16 of 21 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Fire Version Specific Review December 24, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I decided to try reading one of the DC collections that were made available specifically for the Kindle Fire and chose HUSH because I had never read it before and had heard good things. The story and art are enjoyable. The experience of reading it on the Kindle Fire is not. It limits my options on how to read the story. I am not able to rotate it into landscape mode and the only zoom capabilities are the pre-defined ones that walk you through the story panel by panel. The predefined zoom is still not enough to sometimes read the captions.

If Amazon chooses to update the Kindle Fire software to allow me to control my own zoom and to rotate the display, then I will score this higher.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hush? No I can't keep quiet on this masterpiece! January 25, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
So back in the day my brother worked at a comic shop. He wasn't payed but he got store credit. And believe me, Store credit was more precious than any form of salary to him. He would read comics all day at work then come home and read more. He was extremely fascinated with the dark knight. He would give me the run down on what was going on in each series he was reading. And in a way he would theory craft what would happen next. I would play along with him and to me it was just that... a game. But for him it was his passion.

7 years ago for some reason he decided to take his life. It devastated our family and still continues too. Not a day goes by where I don't think of him or the Times we spent together.

For Christmas this year I received a kindle fire hd. Scrolling through the books I immediately locked In on "hush" . So many memories sparked In my brain and it was a definite buy for me.

The story was amazing. Every page filled with awesome artwork and colors that completely set the tone. From old villains to catwoman looking so seductive, from the twists and turns and brutal past to the beauty of a love story intertwined in such chaos.

Each twist and turn had me smiling just thinking of the time he probably spent trying to dissect the story and predict what was to come. Paying so much attention To the minor details. This story is more than a story for me. It's precious memories and thoughts of my brother being reawakened and relived

And I loved every minute of it!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Who Is The Bandaged Man?
Hush is beautifully written and it's a well paced detective drama in the best tradition of Batman.
Published 2 hours ago by Douglas J. Robertson
5.0 out of 5 stars Hush
Greatly written and amazingly drawn. A must for every Batman fan.
Kindle format is good, some blurry lines when zooming the vignette.
Published 19 hours ago by Jorge Warneros
5.0 out of 5 stars HUSH
This is by far one of the best batman story's I have read in a long time I read this when it first came out and I just finished rereading it and my God it still holds up
Published 20 hours ago by Steve Oldham
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it, love it, love it!
Jeph Loeb does such a great job with actual detective stories and that's why he is one of my favorite Batman writers of all-time. Read more
Published 1 day ago by S. Penrose
5.0 out of 5 stars Slow start but finishes with a bang
loved it! you got a feel of almost every facet of batman. a must read for all bat man lovers. death, love...allies and foes. a beautifully done story.
Published 1 day ago by Ryan Alexander
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
What an intriguing storyline. This book dives into the history of Batman in such a unique way. With spectacular artwork to pair with a powerful story, it is impossible to put down. Read more
Published 2 days ago by Chris Bejcek
5.0 out of 5 stars Totally engrossing.
This graphic novel was totally engrossing. As a Barman fan since the 60s, it was great to see nearly every major character re emerge and be reinterpreted. Read more
Published 3 days ago by Alan S McCleaf
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
On kindle most of the text is too small to read.
Published 3 days ago by Halftree
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
I have enjoyed Hush very much. I definitely recommened it.
Published 4 days ago by Brett Nelson
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing
Simply amazing. Probably the best Batman story I've ever read. It incorporates do much of Batman's history, characters, and mythos. Read more
Published 5 days ago by Davo
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