Gotham Academy

Gotham Academy

Volume 2, Calamity

Graphic Novel - 2016
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"Welcome to Gotham Academy! Gotham City's most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It's got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping byalike that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange as the students! Are these Gotham's newest heroesaor villains? The future is here at Gotham Academy. GOTHAM ACADEDMY Vol. 2 digs deeper into the mysteries that surround the pretigious school and the characters that inhabit it. Collects GOTHAM ACADEMY #7-12."
Publisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2016]
ISBN: 9781401256814
1401256813
Branch Call Number: YA 741.5973 C622G02 2016
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Calamity

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ArapahoeChrisP Feb 03, 2018

Good Batman spin-off! A few of the arcs are a little weak, but overall pretty good!

GeeksInTheLibrary Oct 17, 2017

Part boarding school drama, part superhero mystery, all sorts of fun and unexpected. Good for readers who want a cross between Batman and Ally Carter's Gallagher Girls spy-school series.

ArapahoeSarahD Oct 11, 2016

Do you love Batman? Do you like mystery or horror? You will love this graphic novel. I really enjoyed both the illustrations and the storytelling. This book is perfect to cuddle up with on a rainy night.

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Keogh
May 18, 2016

Things feel a bit rushed in this second collection of the series that looks at a different corner of Gotham, a school with secrets of its own. Even with the disjointedness and the art that's not to my personal taste, the writer does good work in the characterization of the small group of students that make up the core of the group.

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kadBookworm
May 16, 2016

Welcome to Gotham Academy, the book all about Olive Silverlocks and Mia ( Maps) Mizoguchi. Olive's mother went to arkham asylum, because of the one and only Batman. Ever since she has hated bats. With the help of her other friends they try to sneak in to the north hall to discover the truth about the legend of Millie Jane Cobblepot. This book is such a great edge of your seat book that I read it all in one sitting! It's kind of like if a mystery and an adventure had an awesome baby!

mvkramer Apr 05, 2016

Did anyone else feel like parts of this book were just...missing? Scenes just crashed up against each other with no transition. In addition to the art taking a turn for the muddy, it made things hard to follow.

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Keogh
Oct 27, 2015

Better than I expected. I'm not a fan of the art (just personal taste), so I wasn't expecting much going in, but the writer really brings out strong characterization in these students, attending a private academy in Gotham City. It is a unique corner of the Batman world, and the writer brings out the voices of her protagonists and supporting characters well.

mvkramer Oct 14, 2015

A supernatural, boarding school mystery set in Gotham. Love it!

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wvml4074
Sep 10, 2015

Great Comic!

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resisam
Aug 13, 2015

A+ comic. This is kind a mystery/horror style Harry Potter like story. Writing is great, art is great, and the characters are interesting and diverse. Great representation of POC and women. I love Maps! She is really into this universe's version of D&D.

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