BATMAN AND THE GARGOYLES
BATMAN AND THE GARGOYLES CANVAS
ABOUT THE IMAGE: There seems to be a haunting quality to gargoyles. Even though their purpose is benign, these stone-carved creatures always stare watchfully as a witness to the happenings of the night – and for this reason, Batman seems to fit in with them well. This image of the Dark Knight with the gargoyles Alex Ross rendered for the comic book cover of Batman #681, the finale of the unforgettable “Batman R.I.P.” arc. As Batman is forced to confront the Club of Villains that wants him dead, the true spirit of the Dark Knight emerges as he is pushed to his physical and mental limits in pursuit of survival. Each print is numbered and hand signed by Alex Ross.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Alex Ross made his artistic debut at three when, according to his mother, he grabbed a piece of paper and drew the contents of a television commercial he'd seen moments before. By age 13 he was scripting and drawing original comic books. Ten years later? He was hired by Marvel Comics to illustrate Marvel's central characters in the comic book event, Marvels (1994). He has published many books over the years and is know as bringing the "human" side of comic book characters to life