Batman / Superman: World's Finest #12

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Emanuela Lupacchino Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 22, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 82
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The secret behind the Supergirl-Robin feud, revealed! On a day not too long ago, a meeting between the Boy Wonder and the Girl of Steel began sweetly, became awkward, and ended so catastrophically, horrifically, jaw-droppingly, car-crashingly disastrously that, among the Superman and Batman families, it is now enshrined as the world’s finest example of How Not to Team Up!

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Feb 21, 2023

    Even in a "slow issue, Batman Superman WF proves to be one of the books you just don't want to miss any month. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Feb 23, 2023

    Perfect from start to finish. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine Feb 22, 2023

    Waid is joined by artist Emanuela Lupacchino for this latest issue, which departs from the "Boy Thunder" arc and gives us a hilarious outing that is definitely one of the best issues to date. Considering the heights that the series has hit over its run, that's really saying something and World's Finest remains a must read. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Feb 22, 2023

    Supergirl and Robin might make a really good team for Worlds Finest. Batman and Superman have had it together for so long that its nice to see a relatively untested pair in the center of the panel. An awkward date between superheroes is a nice outlet for that. As obvious a comic premise as it is, its not one that makes it between the covers all that often. Waid and Lupacchino have nailed a perfect little sitcom in a very fun one-shot story.  Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Kevin Rossi Feb 22, 2023

    I had a blast reading Batman/Superman: Worlds Finest #12. Though it isnt essential to the main story of the series, I would say it is a must-read for readers. It is packed with gorgeous art and plenty of action and laughs. Batman/Superman: Worlds Finest #12 is easily one of my favorite issues of the series so far. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Mar 1, 2023

    Lots of fun here, including some back-and-forth between the Dynamic Duo to close out the issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Feb 21, 2023

    Batman / Superman: World's Finest #12 breaks from world-ending events and lethal villains for a lighthearted and thoroughly amusing comedy of errors. Waid's gift for awkward comedy is on full display, and the guest art team's execution reasonably matches Dan Mora's immaculate style. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Feb 21, 2023

    This title has been useful for setting up the new DCU continuity, which puts Supergirl back in her original place as the first Super-sidekick and makes her a bit of a peer to Dick Grayson. As the same generation, they also have a meet cute and briefly consider datingonly for it to go horribly wrong. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 21, 2023

    Lupacchino delivers some beautifully detailed art that perfectly complements the style and tone of the story. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Christopher Franey Feb 21, 2023

    Batman/Superman: World's Finest #12 is a hilarious interlude that reminds us dating is hard for everyone, including heroes! Mark Waid and Tamra Bonvillain team with Emanuela Lupacchino to craft a mismatch made in hell as we finally discover the reason behind the cold shoulders of Robin and Supergirl. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Scott Waldyn Feb 23, 2023

    Batman/Superman: World's Finest #12 is a fun one-shot where Robin and Supergirl attempt (and fail) to go on a date. It's colorful, silly, and enjoyable. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Feb 21, 2023

    In a world where mainstream Batman is always sad and the Big Two can't stop turning a blind eye to customers' event fatigue, this issue is a breath of fresh air. It's awkward and funny and well-drawn, and anyone can pick up this issue without having had to read previous comics in order to enjoy it. I recommend this comic to everyone who's looking for some awkward comedy in their monthly rotation, or people who are big fans of either Supergirl or Robin. Enjoy! Read Full Review

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