Batman: Urban Legends #17

Writer: Ryan Cady, Joey Esposito, Alex Paknadel, Dan Watters Artist: Gleb Melnikov, Serg Acuna, Amancay Nahuelpan, Riley Rossmo Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 13, 2022 Cover Price: $7.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 4
7.6Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

A blockbuster issue! Written by Ryan Cady, Joey Esposito, Alex Paknadel and Dan Watters Art by Gleb Melnikov, Serg Acuna, Amancay Nahuelpan and Riley Rossmo Batman teams up with the Flash, Aquaman, and Black Adam in three spectacular stories in this special issue of Batman: Urban Legends, celebrating the Dark Knight's monumental year on the silver screen! Also features a Bat-villain-centric bonus story. Brought to you by four stellar creative teams. Perfect for old fans and new readers alike!

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 12, 2022

    Overall, there isn't a weak link here and I'd love to see more of these team-ups in the future. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 12, 2022

    The story was decent in its narration, but it was not particularly engaging and probably too short to be as interesting as its premise. The art was good, but everything about the short felt unfinished. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight News - James Attias Jul 12, 2022

    Batman: Urban Legends #17 felt like a collection of Brave and the Bold stories of old, with unlikely team-ups and unusual stories for fans of all types. I can't wait to see how the next issue goes and who's going to feature! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Cam Lipham Jul 12, 2022

    I've already said it in this interview, but this issue is my favorite so far. Go buy it. Extra Extra credit for being comprised exclusively of one-off stories that don't feel like backdoor pilots for anything. Just good, solid content. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Matthew Aguilar Jul 13, 2022

    The classic detective feel of "On His Worst Nights" is a nice way to cap the issue, and while I wouldn't say any of these are must-reads, any Batman fan will find something to enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Chris Coplan Jul 12, 2022

    While not as well-rounded as other issues, 'Batman: Urban Legends' #17 does a solid job in providing stories that use Batman as a perfect lens to explore issues of friendship, power, collaboration, and how superheroes exist in our world. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Batman Universe - Daniel Goldberg Jul 13, 2022

    Although the stories here are of uneven quality, I much prefer the one-shot format of the present issue. Here, the theme of Batman-DC Hero team-ups is effective and picks up a book that has been struggling. Read Full Review

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