The real heart of this issue was cut out when Bill Willingham decided to have the big conversation between Tim and his father play out off panel, so we're left to guess what it was that made Tim ready to quit being Robin without any sign of hesitation. Now I'm sure we'll eventually learn what was said behind that closed door, and that it's likely to be a running plot element, but I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little disappointed that we were left out of the loop. Still the issue does have several emotionally intense exchanges, as Jack tears into Bruce Wayne for his willingness to endanger the life of his son, and his accusations manage to cast a very real sense of doubt about the idea that Bruce continual use of teenage sidekicks in his war on crime, a trend that he looks to be continuing with Stephanie. In fact now I'm curious what it is that doesn't open Batman's eyes to the idea that there is something wrong about the idea of continually placing minors in a situation that have p Read Full Review
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