Parents' Guide to

Gotham High, Book 1

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teen Batman heroes, villains clash in taut high school tale.

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

It's very apparent that this garbage was written with very little love or respect for the original characters that it adapts. I imagine that the people who would enjoy reading this are people who aren't actually fans of Batman or his world, as Maria De La Cruz goes out of her way to ensure that Gotham High bares almost no resemblance to it's superior source material.

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There's more diversity in superhero comics these days, and this clever multicultural approach to some familiar heroes and villains casts the genre in an exciting new light. In Gotham High, author Melissa de la Cruz and illustrator Thomas Pitilli keep the suspense high and the action colorful, with plenty of fun scenes between Bruce, Selina, and Jack. All three major characters get their due, and there are numerous cameo appearances by other favorites from the Batman world. The mystery plot is a little vague, but there's an interesting twist.

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