Batman: Gotham By Gaslight

Today, Warner Bros.’ Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, an animated film in which a Gilded Age Batman battles Jack the Ripper, is available for download, followed by a DVD and Blu-Ray release a week and a half later. The film made its world debut at the Newseum in Washington, DC on January 12th, and I wasContinue reading “Batman: Gotham By Gaslight”

Ellery Queen's A Study in Terror

DAW Books published in 1988 a Jack-the-Ripper anthology, Red Jack, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, and Frank D. McSherry. Recently reprinted by iBooks as Jack the Ripper, the anthology’s centerpiece is the Ellery Queen-bylined Sherlock Holmes novel, A Study in Terror. Never having read Queen’s novel nor seen its film adaptation IContinue reading “Ellery Queen's A Study in Terror”