All-Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder #3

Writer: Frank Miller Artist: Jim Lee Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 28, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 7
4.5Critic Rating
4.1User Rating

The striking new vision of the Dark Knight continues in this tale of young Dick Grayson's transformation from orphaned acrobat into the Batman's first sidekick: Robin, the Boy Wonder!

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Jan 2, 2006

    Canary is the second tough dame weve seen in this series, and if she and Vicky Vale show themselves capable of preserving the fatale as much as the femme, its all part of the noir-ish language Miller has developed for this Sin City-like Bat adventure. Its not the slightest bit subtle, but it is bright and glittery and loud and, thanks to Lee, even pretty. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comics Bulletin - Dave Wallace Jan 6, 2006

    I think a lot of people were hoping that there was more to this series than Millers first two issues suggested, that perhaps the whole Batman/psycho/goddamn retarded routine was an exaggeration of the character as seen through the eyes of Dick Grayson, or that we were going to see an abrupt change in direction soon. Unfortunately, this issue would seem to confirm that were stuck with a distracted, unfocused writer with this series and that any hopes of a return to form from the man who gave us the defining Dark Knight Returns are sadly unfounded. This is very much the Frank Miller of Sin City, and its perhaps not surprising that the huge amount of effort and energy that hes lately put into the cinematic adaptations of that series have led him to write this All-Star project in a similar vein. However, whereas the ridiculously overplayed deadpan noir of Sin City worked well for that series comic books and movie, it simply doesnt gel with any kind of satisfying incarnation of Read Full Review

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