Batman: Reptilian #3

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Liam Sharp Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 25, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 14
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8.5User Rating

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It got the Riddler. It got the Penguin. It got Deadshot, Hugo Strange, Two-Face, Tweedledee, and Tweedledum. It has left carnage in its wake as it moves through Gotham’s villainous underworld, and Batman finds himself vexed by one very important question: Just what on Earth is it? Now the Dark Knight’s search for clues has him tracking The Joker. But wouldn’t it be funny if the mysterious creature stalking Gotham got to the Clown Prince of Crime first?

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Andrew Roby Aug 30, 2021

    Batman: Reptilian is a mix of style and substance, creating one of the best stories I've seen come out of DC since A Serious House On Serious Earth. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Aug 25, 2021

    The story by Garth Ennis is very well done. I love every bit of dialogue here. The artwork by Liam Sharp is absolutely fantastic. He has never been better and this is quite good. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Aug 24, 2021

    The artwork in this issue perfectly captures the tone of the story. Sharp's hyper-realistic drawings and intense color work are emotionally engaging. As the story plays out, the horror vibes get increasingly stronger, and the illustrations perfectly reflect that. In terms of visual appeal, this episode will leave you breathless. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - Nick Friar Aug 25, 2021

    Regardless of whether this is Croc or a new player altogether, Ennis has built this character up to be the biggest bad Gotham has seen, and I can't wait to see Sharp's vision for this creature. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Olly MacNamee Aug 25, 2021

    ‘Batman: Reptilian' #3 continues to present a much darker and cynical Gotham City with a vigilante to match. This issue it's the Joker who's wearing a target on his back. But, can Batman save him in time? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Sep 7, 2021

    Well, I'm too invested now in the series to blackout and it's been fun watching the antagonist tearing up the various villains and henchmen. This sociopathic Batman, Ennis has created, is far more terrifying than the pantomime “Batman Who Laughs” and takes no prisoners. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Aug 28, 2021

    I feel like Batman: Reptilian #3 crosses a line with some of its dialogue that makes its other flaws a bit more stark. It's still a good mystery, and I still want to see where it goes, but I'm more and more of the opinion that I won't be revisiting it ever again once I'm done. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Dark Knight News - Marsha Reilly Aug 24, 2021

    Come back next month to find out how well finding Killer Croc goes! Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson Aug 25, 2021

    There is a nugget of a compelling, complex Batman tale in the center of this story, but it feels way too bogged down by both its brutality and its utter banality. Read Full Review

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