Batman Beyond #4

Writer: Adam Beechen Artist: Rran Benjamin Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 15, 2010 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
5.2Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

This is it! The mystery killer is unmasked! The secret of the new Catwoman is revealed! Gotham City is under siege! Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne are at odds! And Batman is torn between duty, doubt, and a vengeance-crazed super-villain!

  • 9.0
    Comic Vine - inferiorego Sep 15, 2010

    Why is this only six issues? I think this would be a superb on-going series, especially with Hush as a main villain. I had my doubts originally about whether this television series would transfer over to comics a decade later, but all my doubts have been blasted out of the water. This is a must read for fans of the television series, a must read for Batman fans, and a high recommendation to everyone else. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Wayland Sep 16, 2010

    I didn't like most of this issue actually. We still don't know what the deal is with the new Catwoman and her apparent replication power just makes things more confusing. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Sep 19, 2010

    And then there's the final panel… Yeah. Um, yeah. I won't ruin for it for in case you plan to pick this one up, but lets just say the final panel flushes the promise of the previous pages right down the toilet. Sigh. I doesn't work, whether it's real or simply yet another twist (this comic has more than a Shyamalan marathon). We'll have to see if the series can rebound, but I have my doubts. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Major Spoilers - Stephen Schleicher Sep 16, 2010

    Batman Beyond #4 has one of the strangest most confusing endings of any book I've read this year - and I've been reading most of Grant Morrison's stuff. Is the villain really Dick Grayson, a clone, Jason Todd, Clayface? The cover teases the villain revealed, and in a sense he is, but with art varying from artist to artist the revealed character could be anyone. Sadly, this "big reveal" hurts the issue for me, and Batman Beyond #4 only earns 2.5 out of 5 Stars. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Bin - Colin Andersen Sep 15, 2010

    I desperately want a worthy successor to Batman Beyond the show. I had hoped that this series was going to be that, but the issue seems to have all but cemented the miniseries as a disappointment. I suppose its still possible that Beechen could turn the plot around and make it something at least salvageable, but this issue is making me think that he wont be able to. There is still hope with the announcement of a new Batman Beyond ongoing, but I can only hope that it will not only not be in continuity with this miniseries, but that there will be a new creative team altogether. Wait for the trade on this one, folks. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Kirk Warren Sep 16, 2010

    This story went off the rails in this issue. Bruce Wayne is painted as incompetent both in his younger days as Batman and as Terry's mentor and is nothing like Batman or his Beyond appearances prior to this series. The Hush mystery/Dick Grayson debacle is just the final straw. It'll take some serious work to redeem this series after this issue with only two issues left. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Hex Jan 12, 2022

    Better than the last issue. The paneling was great, the pace was smooth. I like getting Terry talking to Dick but it didn't feel like enough. These are two of my favorite Bat-Family characters and I won't be happy unless I see a lot more of them interacting. It does suffer from just showing who Hush is instead of any sort of detection from Terry, Bruce or the reader. The art is stronger, cleaner lines though the continuity of Catwoman's helmet from this to last issue is different and that bothers my brain a bit. With two issues left I really don't know what they have left to show.

  • 5.5
    ICC Nov 27, 2019

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