Batman Arkham: Man-Bat

Batman Arkham Man Bat Dr Kirk Langstrom was a respected biologist with a specialty in the Family Chiroptera a k a bats In an attempt to cure his deafness Langstrom devised a serum to duplicate bats system of echolocation

  • Title: Batman Arkham: Man-Bat
  • Author: Frank Robbins Neal Adams Gerry Conway Chuck Dixon Steve Ditko J.G. Jones Flint Henry Scott Eaton
  • ISBN: 9781401265922
  • Page: 149
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dr Kirk Langstrom was a respected biologist with a specialty in the Family Chiroptera, a.k.a bats In an attempt to cure his deafness, Langstrom devised a serum to duplicate bats system of echolocation in humans He tested it on himself, and while his deafness was cured, the serum also transformed his body into a monstrous human bat hybrid.Each time Batman faces the Man Dr Kirk Langstrom was a respected biologist with a specialty in the Family Chiroptera, a.k.a bats In an attempt to cure his deafness, Langstrom devised a serum to duplicate bats system of echolocation in humans He tested it on himself, and while his deafness was cured, the serum also transformed his body into a monstrous human bat hybrid.Each time Batman faces the Man Bat he doesn t know if he is battling a crazed flying monster or a man stuck in an eternal nightmare What makes matters even worse is that Francine Langstrom, Kirk s wife, has also been transformed into a human bat hybrid and now the question remains have Langstrom s passed their curse on to their children BATMAN ARKHAM MAN BAT collects some of the villain s greatest stories by some of the industry s greatest creators, including Neal Adams GREEN LANTERN GREEN ARROW , Steve Ditko Spider Man , J G Jones WONDER WOMAN , Gerry Conway JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA , Chuck Dixon NIGHTWING , Flint Henry DETECTIVE COMICS and many

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    1. Who knew Man-Bat had so many solo comics? Unfortunately, the collection tells Man-Bat's origin 3 different times. The stories aren't nearly as good as the art. The Dan Didio & J.G. Jones and Frank Tieri & Scott Eaton stories are probably the best. Also contains art by the legendary Neil Adams & Steve Ditko, along with Alcatena providing top notch pencils. Sadly, Flint Henry draws almost half the book and his art makes everyone look like they are melting.

    2. Another strong collection of stories in this Arkham range, this time focusing on the character of Man-Bat.This character is interesting in that he is not exactly a villain, even if be does end up as an antagonist for Batman. This is reflected in that several stories here are from mini-series or titles in which he is the lead.Unfortunately this is not matched by the quality of several stories and though Langstrom's story can be compelling, the plot points end up being quite repetitive when presen [...]

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