Batman And Robin Eternal #21

Batman And Robin Eternal #21

Writer: Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV Artist: Sandu Florea, Tony S. Daniel Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 24, 2016 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 13
8.7Critic Rating
7.4User Rating

Everything that can go wrong does in both the past and the present! Batman spent years believing Mother was deadand when you see their blood-soaked confrontation, youll know why! Now that shes returned in the modern day, Batmans allies will find themselves under siege from a world-destroying weapon they never saw coming! And on top of everythingHarper Row learns a devastating secret that will change her life foreverand potentially make her the most dangerous foe the Robins have ever faced!

  • 10
    Comicsverse - Jonathan Helmke Feb 29, 2016

    The writing was excellent. Snyder and Tynion were able to deliver an origin story that makes you think twice about how Bruce Wayne came to be Batman. The art by Daniel, Florea and Tomeu matched the tone of this story perfectly. By depicting the horrible origin story of Mother, Snyder, Tynion and Daniel come together to give a performance you won't forget. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Batman-News - Brandon Mulholand Feb 25, 2016

    While the background story behind Mother is probably the thing that most people will take away from this issue, I was personally in awe of all the wonderful Batman moments that this story dished out. Even though I was fully engrossed in Mother's demented genesis, the Batman stuff still managed to win me over. For those of you who have been missing Batman, I'm sure you'll get a real kick out of his scenes. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Ryan Lower Feb 26, 2016

    Overall, one of the titles best issues and a definite must. You won't regret it. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Feb 24, 2016

    This is one of the better issues of Eternal and it's not just because we get the heaviest dose of Batman this series has seen yet, but for what it does for the other characters as well.  While Mother is far from a sympathetic character, we see what drove her down her dark path and realize that she isn't as different from Batman as we might have believed.  The highlight for me, however, was seeing what Batman did (and didn't do) to give Harper her own life and it made so much sense explaining her entire history.  Tony Daniel's great art was an awesome icing on the cake and while the overall story didn't move forward much, I enjoyed reading this issue.  I can't remember the last time I said that. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Ian Miller Feb 24, 2016

    Due to strong writing and solid art, we recommend picking this issue up, though it might also be worth waiting for the trade due to the intertwined nature of the plot. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Feb 27, 2016

    This issue can be enjoyed by any fan of good comics. Its that accessible. Maybe the best issue of the series so far. Tony Daniels art is particularly welcome in that it is familiar and hes been associated with Batman for nearly ten years if not more. It fits very well. Just like New Teen Titans #38 featuring Who Is Donna Troy? This issue can be enjoyed out of context of Batman and Robin Eternal. But it doesnt hurt to get the other 20 issues. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    myconius Feb 24, 2016

    Mother gets a cliched origin very similar to Bruce Wayne's in that he parents are murdered right before her eyes. when the Russian soldiers murder her entire village they go around stabbing all the corpses to make sure they are dead. mother poses as one of the dead waiting to be stabbed. .... they stab her SEVEN times!!!!! can you believe that???? ...... SEVEN TIMES!!!!!! ....and she doesn't even flinch!!! ....i guess the writers never heard of involuntary motor functions??? stupid!!! and from the flashbacks it looks as though Harper Row is not much younger than Dick Grayson? ...sooooo how does that work? ... sorry but not even Tony Daniel's art can save this mess!

  • 9.5
    Norman Bates Feb 26, 2016

    I like the issues that dig into the past, as this one does with Bruce uncovering Mother’s tragic origins. The tale says a lot about who Batman is by comparing and contrasting him with his foe... especially in how it relates to Harper. Great art this week as well.

  • 9.5
    Joe Feb 27, 2016

    Gives Mother a good, if fairly simple, origin. It gives good insight into the character and why she does what she does, while Batman also gets some good scenes.

  • 9.0
    Supes' soups Feb 24, 2016

    This is what Batman and Robin Eternal should be for all of its issues. Tony S. Daniel at the art and Batman in the thick of the plot. While Mother's backstory was an interesting aside, we get some solid Batman in this issue. His dealing with Harper Row's father reminds me of the scene in Batman Begins with Flass.

  • 6.5
    Zumba Feb 25, 2016

  • 4.5
    ComickerPerson Feb 24, 2016

  • 2.0
    EggMath Feb 25, 2016

  • 10
    Jason The Dude Feb 28, 2016

  • 9.0
    Dyogo26 Feb 27, 2016

  • 9.0
    Redeadhood Feb 29, 2016

  • 8.5
    Nuckster77 Feb 27, 2016

  • 8.0
    mrDovydas Feb 27, 2016

  • 7.5
    Serverarbengan Feb 26, 2016

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