Batman: White Knight #6

Writer: Sean Murphy Artist: Sean Murphy Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 7, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 25
8.7Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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Gotham City's strongest alliance comes to an end when Gordon's trust in Batman reaches its limit. On the verge of resignation, the commissioner attempts a final act of public service, but an unlikely intervention allows the Dark Knight to fight another day. Meanwhile, Jack's mission takes a hit when his pills lose effect-and under cover of all this chaos, Neo Joker is positioned to take the city hostage.

  • 10
    Bounding Into Comics - Daniel Mills Mar 7, 2018

    Sean Gordon Murphy creates one of the most beautiful Gotham City's in comic history. He's equally talented at writing the chaos that is ripping it apart. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Austin Braun Mar 15, 2018

    Batman: White Knight #6 is a headstrong issue that takes most what we have learned in the past issues and finally sheds some light on what's actually going to go down in the final confrontation. After six issues we may finally see why Jack, who seems to have everything going for him at this point, needs a chained up Batmans help. The only real question now that I have is how easy is it for Jack to change from Jack to Joker and back to Jack? Hopefully, we will get this information in the next issue so definitely keep up with this incredible story by Sean Murphy! Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Mar 9, 2018

    The only thing more impressive than Murphy's artwork is the ease in which he takes the various conflicting elements of Batman's history and works them into a coherent story. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Jeremy Joanes Mar 8, 2018

    Batman White Knight #6 continues the unique battle between the Joker and Batman with maturity and grace. As the story races to it inevitably bombastic conclusion, if you've haven't caught up now, this is the time do it. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Mar 6, 2018

    Sean Murphy gives readers another great issue of a great series and there is no reason that everyone shouldn't be reading this book.  The story and art are sensational and while this issue is heavy on setup (pretty much the only negative I could find here), it's great setup that's littered with character moments, reveals and twists.  Highly recommended! Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Black Nerd Problems - Jordan Calhoun Mar 9, 2018

    A sharp turn at the end is too important to reveal here, but will be revisited after Batman: White Knight‘s penultimate issue coming soon. Overall, another beautiful artistic display and highlighting of the characters around Batman who make this universe great. It fits within one of this series' great accomplishment: this is a Batman book that hardly needs him to carry each scene. His presence is always felt though, and that's enough. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Sharna Jahangir Mar 10, 2018

    Issue #6 loses isn't about politics. Gotham thrives off the drama, and so it would be a loss if we don't see the family break. There's much more to it; the ending is what was expected (spoilers!) Of course this was all set up and we need a hero! But, what are those pills doing to him and did Napier just call Harley Quinn a "Hot Topic shoplifter"? Because I lost it in laughter; ending Friday night by heading out in Harley Quinn's jacket curtsey of Hot Topic, thanks for the laugh! I needed it in the midst of all that pain. Can't wait for the next issue! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Batman Universe - Adil Syed Mar 7, 2018

    Yet another issue that continues a riveting narrative with gorgeous art. This issue has everything; including an incredible car chase sequence, a brutal fistfight, characters coming to terms with the consequences of their own actions and a fresh take on a classic villain. That's all without mentioning the cliffhanger and the potential return of the greatest villain of them all. An all-time classic Batman story moves gracefully into its final act. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Outright Geekery - Brian A. Madrid Mar 18, 2018

    One of the best comic series of the Batman I've had the pleasure of reading. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Michael D Mar 7, 2018

    The ending is chilling, but it’s something I won’t spoil here. This book continues to be a treat and I’m excited to see how Murphy will stick the landing Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    DC Comics News - Cameron Tevis Mar 8, 2018

    This mini-series has been so well done and exciting all around and this issue is no different. Im sad knowing this series will be ending soon, but very excited to see how it ends. It has been such a unique take on the Batman and Joker dynamic. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geekery Magazine - Shawn A. Warner Mar 7, 2018

    This issue offers some of the strongest character work thus far while propelling the plot forward and never skimping on the action. One of the fastest paced issues in the series, this one starts off strong but really hits its stride in the final act of the issue, cover to cover this one kills. 4/5 Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Mar 8, 2018

    We've seen some cringey political commentary and some "current comics is bad" meta-commentary from Batman: White Knight, but the art has always been top-notch. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Mueller Mar 7, 2018

    Sure it might be obvious, but saying this book is stunning doesn't make it any less true. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Mar 7, 2018

    The title's been flagging a bit in the middle, but this last act feels like it'll be as strong as the kickoff. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Mar 7, 2018

    White Knight #6 is the first issue of the series that leaves me cold. It has a few strong beats, and it's never awful, but I miss what this book was. The artwork is excellent, as usual, but overall, I'm disappointed. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Ben Snyder Mar 7, 2018

    Batman: White Knight #6 isn't a horrible comic book despite my complaints throughout this review, and Batman: White Knight isn't a bad comic book mini-series, both offer an interesting spin on very well worn characters. And chapter #6 introduces some fairly novel wrinkles to the story. I guess I was expecting much more with a brilliant, accomplished creator such as Sean Murphy at the helm. Read Full Review

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