Batman: The Adventures Continue: Season Three #1

Writer: Alan Burnett, Paul Dini Artist: Jordan Gibson Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 11, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8
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Alan Burnett and Paul Dini return once more to the world of Batman: The Animated Series! Someone is targeting the Muscle now that he's locked up in Blackgate Penitentiary. With his deep ties to the criminal underbelly of Gotham, the worst villains are calling for his head before he turns them over to the police! Batman will need to protect him, but can even the Dark Knight figure out where the next attack will come from?

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jan 10, 2023

    Gibson beautifully captures the look and feel of the animated series while also having its own unique visual style that enhances the story. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - James Attias Jan 10, 2023

    This first issue of the new season was a blast! Great art, great story and if you like Batman: The Animated Series, Batman: Mask of The Phantasm and/or if you just like comics, add this book to your reading list. Batman: The Adventures Continue #3.1 is a cartoon lover's type of Comic book! Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    The Comicbook Dispatch - batfan1992 Jan 11, 2023

    Batman: the Adventures Continue Season Three #1 was a stellar first issue and could possibly be considered to be the best of this series thus far. Amazing artwork, and a story which foreshadows things yet to come in a way that grabs readers and keeps them hooked for more. Fans will no doubt hear the late, great Kevin Conroys voice in their minds as they read, keeping his legacy alive. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 10, 2023

    We didn't get too many other players this issueno Batfamily, and only a brief cameo from Commissioner Gordonbut this series continues to expand the world that was built by the original creative team, and I'm excited to see it continue to build. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Get Your Comic On - Neil Vagg Jan 10, 2023

    Batman: The Adventures Continue returns with a strong first issue in season 3, widening the world of BTAS with an intriguing mystery and energetic visuals. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Jackson Luken Jan 10, 2023

    This first issue of Batman: The Adventures Continue Season 3 is a marked improvement on the first two seasons. It tells a focused, self-contained story that's both engaging and dramatic. Muscle is elevated from a generic thug to a three dimensional character who struggles with how to handle being betrayed by his employers. The art is moody and is able to make every page feel alive with emotion and movement. Seeing a one-shot like this that uses the drama of minor characters to flesh out the world of Gotham is a real return to form of what made Dini's original comics so great. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jan 12, 2023

    The plot of the first issue of Batman: The Adventures Continue Season Three revolves around the attempts to kill Muscle in prison, one of which Batman stops when Killer Croc gets into his cell. The source of these hits come from the hitman's former employer Esther Valestra. And she's not the only one who wants him dead. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Comic Watch - Sasha Kaplan Jan 10, 2023

    If you're a fan of the original series and you miss Kevin Conroy, you will enjoy this issue. If you are looking for a more lighthearted but not silly version of Batman, this is also a fun issue to pick up. I would even say if you're looking to introduce someone to comics and they have seen the show, this might be a great place to start. Read Full Review

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