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Loeb's writing is incredible. It definitely draws from Batman long halloween Miller's Batman Year One with its sense of noir, crime drama, mystery, and the addition of light horror. But largely The Long Halloween is, as the cover blurb says, "an epic tragedy.

The story itself follows the serial killer Holiday batman long halloween the tangled web of the Maroni and Falcone batman long halloween families. What's most fascinating and tragic is to watch Bats, Gordon, and Dent affected and irrevocably changed by Holiday and the destructive mafia war.

Like Loeb's writing, Tim Sale's artwork here is the best I've ever seen. On New Year's Eve, Batman stops the Joker from using deadly laughing gas to kill everyone in Gotham Square, as the Joker believes Holiday will be among them, and asserts there's not enough room for two homicidal maniacs.

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Aboard the Falcone yacht, Falcone's son Alberto is killed by Holiday and pushed overboard, his body apparently recovered on Little Christmas. The next few months, Holiday's targets change to that of the Maronis, a rival crime gang in Batman long halloween.


A war between the Falcones and Maronis breaks out, and Falcone is forced to turn to Gotham's "freaks" like the Riddler and Poison Ivy to hold his ground. The Batman long halloween becomes the first target that is spared by Holiday on April Fool's Daywhich Batman comes to suspect that is a message from Holiday to show Falcone wants to bring in Holiday.

Meanwhile, the pistols left by Holiday are traced to a Chinatown neighborhood, but they find the gunmaker dead, Holiday's victim on Mother's Day. On the following day, Dent follows up batman long halloween Vernon's investigation and has Bruce arrested, claiming that as Bruce's father Thomas Wayne saved Falcone's life after he was shot, that Bruce is loyal to the Falcones.

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Bruce's butler Alfred testifies that Thomas' report never came to light due to police corruption, embarrassing the prosecution and declaring Bruce innocent. Maroni, having been captured earlier, offers to testify against Falcone.


batman long halloween During the trial, he throws a vial of acid, given to him by Vernon while in transit to the courtroom, at Dent, disfiguring half of Dent's face. Dent is rushed to a hospital, but stabs a doctor and escapes to the sewers, calming Solomon Grundy when he encounters him.

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Gordon deduces Dent may be Holiday, but Batman refuses to believe batman long halloween until he can talk to Dent himself. Batman long halloween cheerfully returns home to help his wife Gilda give out candy to trick-or-treaters.

But as he is rummaging through his mail, a bomb hidden inside a package goes off and blows the Dent house sky high, with Harvey and Gilda barely surviving.

For months afterward, the killings continue.

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On New Year's Eve, the scheming Joker intends to release his gas on Gotham Square at midnight, killing the crowd and hopefully Holiday. To that end, the Clown Prince of Crime has hijacked batman long halloween plane and killed the flight crew.

Batman arrives just as the Joker is taking off and hitches onto the plane.

As Batman fights with the Joker in mid-air, Dent is working late on the Holiday case. Just as he is leaving, his batman long halloween assistant Vernon Wells comes in with new information on the Roman case.