All-Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder #4

Writer: Frank Miller Artist: Jim Lee Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 17, 2006 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 7
6.2Critic Rating
4.6User Rating

The adventurous retelling of the partnership between the Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder continues! And when some Black Canary gets added to the mix, you can be sure something's going to explode!

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Krinn May 18, 2006

    Now, I don't know how anyone at all can complain about the artwork. I know art is subjective, but if you don't dig Lee's art and his 6 page Batcave then you simply have bad taste in art. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - David Wallace May 19, 2006

    Its true that the irritation caused by the intentionally drawn-out pacing of this story is exacerbated by the consistently late shipping of the book, and with only four issues produced in the space of almost a year, it seems as though it would be more upfront with the reader for DC to solicit this as a quarterly title if indeed Miller and Lee can even keep to that schedule. Im not entirely sure whats causing the problems here, as it would appear that much of the title was printed way ahead of its shipping date (the issues back page gives us a sample of what we can expect to read in March 2006 - All-Star Superman #2 is on the Hot list, for goodness sake), but it only makes me wish that the publisher had put more of the story in the can before they set about releasing the book. Whatever the reason behind the delays, they have made these first four issues seem like an eternity. Whats more, youd struggle to say that much has really happened between the end of the very first i Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill May 22, 2006

    Look at this as an extremely mannered variation on the characters we thought we knew. Miller doesnt do subtle anymore. But his extreme stylization does offer memorable pleasures of its own. This isnt remotely realistic, but it offers a pulpy thrill. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Aronson May 18, 2006

    Robin: Who do you keep mumbling to anyway? Read Full Review

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