Batman: Beyond the White Knight #5

Writer: Sean Murphy Artist: Sean Murphy Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 28, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 17
7.9Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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Gotham's most wanted, Jackie Quinzel, has been spotted at Wayne Industries! Now it's up to the former vigilante Bruce Wayne and his new sidekick, The Joker, to break her out. But Derek Powers is always one step ahead, with tech ready to combat any tricks they may have up their sleeves. Is the dynamic duo doomed? Or will a dark knight in future-tech armor come to their rescue?

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Sep 28, 2022

    While there are several outstanding Batman books on the market right now, Beyond The White Knight deserves to be recognized as one of the best, and somehow it just keeps getting better. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 27, 2022

    Murphy delivers some beautifully detailed and exciting art throughout the issue. The art perfectly captures the mood of the story and immerses the reader in great action and drama along with some awesome visual Easter eggs.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight News - James Attias Sep 28, 2022

    Batman: Beyond The White Knight #5 delivers the full package: Drama, action, tension, romance, twists, and burns! The events of this issue made me look off into the distance and ask myself, what will happen next? Trust me when I say you're not going to want to miss this! Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Comic Watch - Dustin Gebel Sep 28, 2022

    It takes about half the issue, but Beyond the White Knight #5 finds its footing in an uneven, overstuffed issue. Murphys script and art fall into a trap of the modern Batman era, which is trying to do too much with a large cast of the Batfamily and spreading the narrative thin. Once Murphy sheds the various sidekicks and returns to the central core of Bruce, Napier, and Harley, the narrative tightens and the art sharpens to one of the best sequences of the entire imprint. Murphy delivers a moment that feels like a natural result of the universe he and Stewart have built across the various titles, and itll be fascinating to see if they can continue that focus into the final three issues of the series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Sep 27, 2022

    I don't even really know what this series is supposed to be. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Batman-News - Theresa Campagna Sep 27, 2022

    I continue to be unimpressed as Beyond the White Knight goes on. It almost reminds me of a film series that had one initial movie everyone liked, only to spawn a half a dozen bad sequels. Read Full Review

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