Gotham city, at the turn of the century, is experiencing a golden era of discovery and industry as showcased by affluent businessman bruce waynes world fair. Includes gotham by gaslight and master of the future, tales that pit the dark knight against jack the ripper and a death dealer from the skies over gotham city. Nov 17, 2017 a steampunk batman hunts jack the ripper in turn of the century gotham city in batman. This is the thread for discussion of gotham by gaslight, do not proceed if you do not want to be spoiled.
Gotham by gaslight is a 2018 american animated superhero film produced by warner bros. Presenting for the first time the adventures of the victorian era batman in one edition. All other discussion posts related to gotham by gaslight will be removed and users will be directed to post here. Gotham by gaslight trade paperback collects 2 prestige format elseworlds books batman. Feb 06, 2018 the caped crusader takes on one of the original supervillains in a maturerated, animated murder mystery loosely adapted from a sequentialart masterpiece in batman. Inspired by the landmark oneshot elseworlds tale by brian augustyn and mike mignola, batman.
Gotham by gaslight bluray gotham city, at the turn of the century, is experiencing a golden era of discovery and industry as showcased by affluent businessman bruce waynes world fair. From the classic gotham by gaslight and based on the art of mike mignola, this highly detailed batman figure adds pizzazz to any collection. Dc working on animated gotham by gaslight screen rant. The story revolves around a 19th century version of bruce wayne making his debut as batman just as jack the ripper has arrived in gotham city. The first three robins will all be appearing in the new animated movie batman. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of gothams technological advances, there is a killer loose in the city. Gotham by gaslight is a dc comics oneshot by brian augustyn and mike mignola, with inks by p. Gotham by gaslight was the first dc comics story to be released under the elseworlds brand, signifying a different continuity than the mainline dc universe, and pitted batman against jack the. Gotham by gaslight is a fascinating alternate reality story that puts the character of batman back in gotham city of 1890. Gotham by gaslight audio commentary j oin executive producer br uce timm, director sam liu and writer jim krieg as they provide details about the scenes of batman. The caped crusader takes on one of the original supervillains in a maturerated, animated murder mystery loosely adapted from a sequentialart masterpiece in batman. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. It is directed and produced by sam liu and written by james krieg. Gotham by gaslight, the world is wellconstructed and there are some standout performances, but the story at its core isnt as strong as it ought to be.
Gotham by gaslight is an exceptional tale that provides a true mystery, as batman pursues the ripper through late 19th century gotham. Gotham by gaslight was one of those movies that, while i had a slight interest in seeing, i knew would be another generic and runofthemill superhero movie that doesnt offer anything special to the lore of the characters, nor does it offer anything. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of gothams technological advances, there is a killer loose. Set in the victorian era, this animated remake of the graphic novel, batman. Jul 14, 2017 like the killing joke, gotham by gaslight was published as a prestigeformat oneshot. Gotham by gaslight takes place at the turn of the century as americas continued industrial revolution is to be showcased at a worlds fair hosted by gotham city. Gotham by gaslight is on netflix, and get news and updates, on decider. Gotham by gaslight pits the dark knight detective against the elusive serial killer, jack the ripper. This title features artwork by mike mignola hellboy and p. This volume includes the breakthrough elseworlds specials gotham by gaslight and master of the future that pit the dark knight againt jack the ripper and a deathdealer from the skies over gotham. He perfectly captures the victorian vibe and also manages to provide a sense of gothic atmosphere. This action figure features multiple points of articulation and a display base. In an alternative victorian age gotham city, batman begins his war on crime while he investigates a new series of murders by jack the ripper. Gotham by gaslight, and immerse once more into this dark and.
The story revolves around a 19thcentury version of bruce wayne making his debut as batman just as jack the ripper has arrived in gotham city although it was not initially labeled as such, gotham by gaslight is considered to be the first elseworlds story in which dc comics. With bruce greenwood, jennifer carpenter, chris cox, john dimaggio. Presenting for the first time the adventures of the victorian era batman in one 112page edition. One of the rare dc animated flicks that i never saw coming, sam lius batman. It is the thirtieth film in the dc universe animated original movies series. Gotham by gaslight augustyn, brian, mignola, mike isbn. Gotham by gaslight by brian augustyn, mike mignola, p. Gotham by gaslight new batman animated film with video.
Dc comics latest animated film is an adaptation of brian augustyn and mike mignolas 1989 graphic novel of the same name. In elseworlds, heroes are taken from their usual settings and put into strange times and placessome that have existed, and others that cant, couldnt or shouldnt exist. Gotham by gaslight promises a bloody, actionpacked fight. Batman takes on the likes of infamous serial killer jack the ripper in a new trailer for upcoming animated film, gotham by gaslight. Although it was not initially labeled as such, gotham by gaslight is considered to be the. Releasing on january 23, 2018, digitally, and february 6, 2018, on bluray and dvd, the bruce timmproduced feature adapts dc comics 1989 oneshot of the same name. Gotham by gaslight is a major fanfavorite for those who like to see the dark knight in an alternative setting, and one weve previously called out as being one of the batman comics that should be an animated movie. Gotham by gaslight trailer has batman fighting jack the ripper ryan scott nov 10, 2017. Gotham by gaslight comes to bluray and digital in 2018. Animation has revealed the box art and full specialfeature details for its upcoming directtovideo animated adaptation, batman. While gotham is a mecha for dreamers and doers she is also a destination for schemers and takers. Down in the darkest alleys, there is a killer on the loose. Gotham by gaslight is a 2018 american animated superhero film produced. This volume includes the breakthrough elseworlds epics gotham by gaslight and master of the future, which pit the dark knight against jack the ripper and a deathdealer from the skies over gotham.
Gotham by gaslight, and weve got the clip to prove it. Gotham by gaslight is the first entry in dc comics elseworlds series, in which writers and artists depict the dc heroes in alternate realities, or elseworlds. In gotham by gaslight, bruce wayne returns from europe to find jack the ripper has shows up in gotham and begun killing again. Gotham by gaslight last edited by pikahyper on 042419 07. A steampunk batman hunts jack the ripper in turn of the century gotham city in batman. Gotham by gaslight, the newest entry in the popular dc universe original movies line of animated films. Gotham by gaslight also features the voice of jennifer carpenter as selina kyle and anthony head as batmans loyal butler alfred. Gotham by gaslight, originally published in 1989, is considered to be dc comics first elseworlds story. A new edition of the classic starring the victorianera. In the young city known as gotham, a winged vigilante has begun stalking criminals.
Gotham by gaslight by brian augustyn, mike mignola. In an age of mystery and superstition, how would the people of gotham react to a weird creature of the night, a batgarbed vigilante feared by. Craig russell moves the action back in time to the year 1889. In a twopart arc with gotham by gaslight and master of the future. Gotham by gaslight 2018 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Gotham by gaslight dvd 2018 standard edition sam liu director, producer rated. Jack the ripper in an elseworlds adventure that imagines the dark knight over a hundred years ago in a turnofthecentury gotham. More central to the story is the historical mystery of jack the ripper. Batman gotham by gaslight part 1, elseworlds, alternate reality, batman published may 1989 by dc. Presenting for the first time the adventures of the victorian era batman in. All the while, the greatest villain of the age has begun a. Master of the future in fact, gotham by gaslight was dcs first elseworlds tale. Gotham by gaslight and why this is a special project for each of them. Preying on the citys women, this killer is as precise as he is cruel.
Elsewords series 2 gotham by gaslight batman action figure. It was published by dc comics in 1989 as a oneshot, with the story having been written by editor and writer brian augustyn. The use of historical figures such as the inclusion of bruces studying under freud is a special feature of gotham by gaslight. Home entertainment, featuring an alternate version of the dc comics character batman. The first of the elseworlds brand was that years gotham by gaslight, which reimagined batman as a vigilante detective at the turn of the 19th century confronting jack the ripper. But while the former is a contemporary tale, the latter written by brian augustyn and illustrated by mike mignola and p.
Batman gotham by gaslight on digital and dvd dc world. But even more than a mystery, its an excellent retelling of the origin of batman. Gotham by gaslight is a collection of two elseworld batman stories set in the victorian era. Like the killing joke, gotham by gaslight was published as a prestigeformat oneshot. The first story, gotham by gaslight, is drawn by mike mignola. Presenting a new edition of the title collecting the adventures of the victorian era batman. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up.
Collecting gotham by gaslight and master of the future. Feb 07, 2018 gotham by gaslight was the first dc comics story to be released under the elseworlds brand, signifying a different continuity than the mainline dc universe, and pitted batman against jack the. Batman gotham by gaslight by brain augustyn and mike mignola is an elseworlds tale that sends batman back to the victorian era where he encounters jack the ripper in late 19th century gotham. In victorian era gotham city, bruce wayne is operating as the batgarbed. Because of the untimely coincidence of wayne im a pretty big fan of dcs elseworlds books, though my favorite by far are those that set batman in the late 1890searly 1900s. Based on the dc comics story of the same name by brian augustyn and mike mignola, gotham by gaslight will be available on bluray and dvd on feb.847 390 525 1442 1053 113 1460 654 451 1316 365 1009 819 529 1023 639 227 458 1232 849 1141 1184 106 767 851 418 1390 786 326 581 780 122 1297 1268 618 287 563 809 496 584 669 899 1224 726 1395 974 1196 445