Batman: Reptilian #6

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Liam Sharp Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 24, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 12
4.9Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Batman and Killer Croc face off against Croc’s murderous offspring in a finale that has to be seen to be believed. The World’s Greatest Detective closes the world’s strangest case in the final issue of Garth Ennis and Liam Sharp’s twisted tale.

  • 9.3
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Nov 23, 2021

    Liam Sharp delivers another masterpiece in hyper-realism. His impressive artwork accentuates this dark and twisted tale magnificently. As always, I found the panels emotionally engaging and transportive. And for the final time, I implore readers to treat this series as an art enthusiast collector's edition. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    GWW - Nick Friar Nov 22, 2021

    As for the art, Liam Sharp's work has been reflective of the story's tone from start to finish. The water colors made things a bit confusing in certain spots, but that was largely an effective choice. Would love to see this pair get another shot at flipping another beloved DC character on their head Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Dark Knight News - Marsha Reilly Nov 25, 2021

    However, the pacing of Batman: Reptilian #6 was off-kilter, it all went a bit too quick. The ending felt a bit rushed to me, especially when almost everything else throughout the series has been done at a steady pace. Although, if the last few lines are anything to go by, this may not be the end of our wild Killer Croc Baby. I do hope that there's more added to the series because the ending didn't really scratch that itch, unfortunately. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson Nov 24, 2021

    On every level, Batman: Reptilian has proved to be an exercise in frustration, and if anything, it's made me want to go back and read Batman comics that are much more compelling. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Nov 23, 2021

    What an utter disappointment.Batman: Reptilian promised a legendary creator putting his spin on Batman, but what we got instead was what we've gotten far too often lately: a cowl inhabited by the inflated ego of a creator who thinks he's bigger than the characters that have built the industry in which he labors. Read Full Review

  • 1.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 23, 2021

    Ennis has written some brilliant superhero stories over the years, but he's not at home on a character like Batman whose moral code defines him. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Amazing Psycamorean Nov 29, 2021

    I will definitely pick this up physically for my collection when it comes out. This is so much fun, if you can get over your attachment to a preconception of a character, and let yourself have that fun. If you can't make fun of the things you love, you're a sour sack of shit, honestly. I for one loved how this issue ended with the Nolan Batman technique of not killing someone, yet also not saving them. Whereas I find those movies extremely overrated and their depiction of Batman to be obnoxious, with this I can just have fun with that ending, because this is a ridiculous story befitting of its ridiculous end. Plus, I really doubt this one is going to have fanboys cumming over it, which can only be a good thing.

  • 10
    cumgurglinrhino Nov 23, 2021

    Holy shit. What a fun black label story. I'll definitely pick this up in a Hardcover whenever it gets collected.

  • 9.0
    UxasIs Nov 27, 2021

    I'd love to see Ennis on more DC titles in future, this was excellent!

  • 8.0
    Raging Rainbow Dec 10, 2021

    We have here the end of a series I was unsure of at the start. Now that is over, I can definitively say I'm glad I read it. I know others had their own issues with it, but I absolutely found the story to be entertaining beginning to end.

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  • 6.0

    This was a pretty decent story, but with a rather disappointing conclusion. I just feel it could have been better. So much was unanswered and the origins of this thing were never really clear either. But if they're planning a sequel I don't know if I'll bother. Best to just leave it as is and move on. Though I will give this series credit for being one of '21's more interesting Batman stories and a mini-series that actually never suffered delays. Though this issue alone isn't too great, the entire story altogether is pretty exciting.

  • 4.0
    Merlyn Nov 23, 2021

    Yeah, Batman letting that guy get killed it's totally not in character. It seems to be a theme this week, writers not getting what heroes are. Ennis was always this way so I get that, but Batman is bigger than his edginess.

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    imderekreide Jan 25, 2022

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  • 6.0
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  • 4.5
    Zazikarion Dec 12, 2021

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