Batman: Heart of Hush and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Qty:1
  • List Price: $14.99
  • Save: $2.75 (18%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Only 19 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Batman: Heart of Hush has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Sold by -Daily Deals-
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: This Book is in Good Condition. Used Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Batman: Heart of Hush Paperback – March 16, 2010


See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$12.24
$7.37 $6.88

Spring Books
The Big Books of Spring
See our editors' picks for the books you'll want to read this season, from blockbusters and biographies to new fiction and children's books.
$12.24 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Only 19 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Batman: Heart of Hush + Batman: Hush
Price for both: $29.23

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 144 pages
  • Publisher: DC Comics; Reprint edition (March 16, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1401221246
  • ISBN-13: 978-1401221249
  • Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 0.3 x 10.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #34,885 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Paul Dini is the multi-award-winning writer of many scripts for Batman: The Animated Series, and has also written for the Superman and Justice League animated series. His comics work includes Batman: Black and White and Batman Adventures. Dustin Nguyen has pencilled the critically acclaimed WildCats 3.0 and The Authority. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Customer Reviews

What happens in the story, I won't say, but it is a very good story.
A. Vickers
This is an engaging story,definitely some of writer Paul Dini's best work,brought to life on the page by the artwork of Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs.
Mark C. Scerpella
Not as good as Hush (the preceding story) but that does not mean this book isn't good.
Adam Gagnon

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

17 of 17 people found the following review helpful By H. Scorpio on December 31, 2011
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Although only about half as long as "Hush," "Heart of Hush" is the perfect sequel to the original masterpiece. Smaller in scope and scale, but even more personal....and you don't even have to read the bits of Hush storylines from Gotham Knights in between the two to catch up. It didn't sound like I missed much.

As far as I can tell, the essential Hush saga can be captured in these graphic novels:

-Hush

-Heart of Hush

-Hush Money

-House of Hush
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
38 of 45 people found the following review helpful By Jon Repesh on April 7, 2009
Format: Hardcover
It's probably fair to say that Paul Dini's five part Hush arc was anxiously anticipated on two counts, the first in observing what he could deliver on a Batman tale benefitting from a more accomodating longer format, and the second in discovering how much further he could embellish on Tommy Elliot's mysterious and controversial background. While we do learn more about his troubled childhood and the subsequent vengeful behavior that arose from it, this may be a prime example where less is more and things are best left shrouded, as some characters are more intriguing if certain aspects about them remain a riddle. Most of the revelations do come about from the debatable yet probably unavoidable use of expository flashbacks, whose primary purpose was to both illuminate Tommy's enigmatic past plus possibly give him a sympathetic slant and more rational motivations for becoming Hush. The flashbacks however are excessive, comprising a significant chunk of the narrative, given that the technique is most effective when used sparingly. More importantly, the story clearly suffers from its totally over the top and implausible situations that diminish its logical credibility, from the medical predicament inflicted upon Selina combined with Hush's surgically altered "new" face, to the overly coincidental encounters in his youth with Jonathan Crane and Peyton Riley, who would eventually go on to become the Scarecrow and new Ventriloquist. Peyton's dastardly role in Tommy's past is especially troublesome considering it contradicts and undermines her empathetic plight and portrayal in a recent two-parter from a few months past.Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
29 of 36 people found the following review helpful By A. Vickers on April 10, 2009
Format: Hardcover
I won't bore you with a recap (and I won't give away any plot spoilers), but I will give some background information. Heart of Hush is officially part of the Batman R.I.P. storyline, but takes place a couple of nights before the events of RIP proper (and therefore, before Final Crisis). Hush, upon learning of the Black Glove's intentions for Batman, returns to Gotham to make one final attempt on his nemesis. What happens in the story, I won't say, but it is a very good story. The Heart of Hush storyline officially ends within this book, but an epilogue of it takes place in the 'Faces of Evil' issues of Batman and Detective Comics (Not collected in this), but they aren't necessary and only serve as to give closure to some of the characters in this story. The story officially picks up in Batman RIP and then Final Crisis, telling the story of the 'last' adventure of Batman.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Julian Pope on August 15, 2013
Format: Paperback
I was a big fan of HUSH, I think it is and will always be one of the best Batman graphic novels ever. Pairing Jim Lee's masterful artwork with Jeph Loeb's impeccable storytelling abilities is the stuff of legends. Heart of Hush is a bit complicated in that it is technically a sequel to Hush yet it also falls in between the Batman RIP storyline. While they did get a good replacement for Loeb by using Paul Dini, Dustin Nguyen is no Jim Lee (though he does have a really great style particularly suited for Batman). Overall it was an enjoyable read but truly not to be compared with it's original counterpart. I rented this book at my local library.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By B on April 28, 2012
Format: Paperback
I gave this four stars out of five. Not because I didn't think it was unworthy of five stars, but because I feel if you haven't read anything about Hush before buying this graphic novel you might be lost by the missing previous story arch. The story continues in what happened in the Batman: Hush story arch. Which was written in the early 2000's, I read them in the graphic novel form that was printed in 2004. Heart of Hush picks up before the RIP Batman event that was going to change everything about Batman and so this is supposed to bring closure to the events that have happened since Hush was introduced. Not giving away too much of the plot I will tell you a basic summary. Hush returns because he hears about what is being planned for Batman and he wants one final attempt to ruin his old Childhood friend and get revenge which leads into relationship elements that were started in HUSH between Batman and Catwoman and how Hush fits in with them. It really is a good read. I loved it and if you are a fan of Batman, Catwoman, or Hush you will probably will too.

I love Paul Dini's work. IF you don't know who he is, he's written numerous Batman Comics, invented Harley Quinn, wrote for The Batman Animated Series, Batman Arkham Asylum and Arkham City, and many more. So if you like any of his previous work I'd suggest you pick this up!

The story and art are fantastic. It is in my book a must read for any Batman fan, I just had to be fair and rate it 4/5 because you do need to know the history between Batman and Hush from previous comics to understand fully what is going on at times and where the motivation is coming from.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Batman: Heart of Hush
This item: Batman: Heart of Hush
Price: $14.99 $12.24
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com