"The very first Batman Elseworlds story to be published. At the time, the concept of Elseworlds did not even exist. Set in the 1890s, Batman/Bruce Wayne has been given his familiar origin with the murder of his parents. Bruce returns from Europe after studying with Freud and others, only to find that Jack the Ripper has invaded his city. Soon enough, Bruce becomes a suspect and must find the true identity of the Ripper to save his skin."
"Written by: Brian Augustyn
Art by: Mike Mignola
Elseworlds have a habit of falling apart towards the end as the writer tries to jam epic events into the final few pages. Gotham by Gaslight does not suffer from this weakness. In fact, Gaslight is as taut and well-conceived a graphic novel as you can fine -- Elseworlds or otherwise.
Taking place in Victorian-era Gotham City, Gaslight imagines that Bruce Wayne has just returned from England, having studied abroad to prepare for his role as dark a"