Robin #116

Writer: Jon Lewis Artist: Pete Woods Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Tim Hartnett Jul 27, 2003

    I can't wait for next issue to see how this turns out. But moreover, the writing is what I will most come back for in #117. There's not many better ways I can think of to spend $2.25 than on titles like these; this really made me laugh after a very long day. And Batman can be scary, can't he? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 1, 2003

    A somewhat leisurely-paced issue, but this is pretty much the overall tone that I've come to expect from Jon Lewis, as he does seem to prefer building up his material in a slow manner, that gives reader time to absorb the ideas that are playing out before them. Now this does result in stories that feel more true to life, and this issue does an exceptionally strong job of playing up the idea that Tim has family & friends that care a great deal about him. In fact if nothing else this issue deserves full marks for reinforcing why Tim is such a levelheaded character, as we see he does have a reasonably stable home life, and it's not until an aspect from his other life intrudes upon the party that we get a look at his devotion to his role as a costumed crime-fighter. This issue also offers up some strong moment of interaction with Batman, as while he comes across as remote & distant, there are some cracks in Batman's doom & gloom persona when he's showing off his new bat-gadgets. The little Read Full Review

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