Batwoman #12

Writer: Marguerite Bennett Artist: Scott Godlewski Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 21, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 5
7.5Critic Rating
7.6User Rating

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"CORYANA"-- As Batwoman begins the hunt for the Mother of War, she recalls the death of love -- the brutal end of her lost year upon the secret island of Coryana. As  Safiyah, the Lady of the Island, seeks the villain who carried a deadly virus into paradise, treachery, butchery, passion, and plague bring the island to a fever pitch!

  • 9.7
    GWW - Deron Generally Feb 20, 2018

    I continue to be impressed with how engaged I am with this book and its characters. The story is great and the characters continue to evolve in great ways. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Trevor Richardson Feb 21, 2018

    This issue delivers solid artwork that pairs nicely with the script's sense of drama and tension. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comicsverse - Nicole Herviou Feb 21, 2018

    This installment may mostly be a flashback, but it's just as impactful as any BATWOMAN issue -- maybe more so. Via symbols and reveals, it will elevate back-issues and inform the rest of the series to come. Mysteries are solved and hearts are broken in this visually enticing piece. It also has a pretty poignant message to send about love and relationships. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Feb 22, 2018

    This title has been consistently strong since issue one, and it's really picking up now. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight News - Steve J Ray Feb 23, 2018

    Safiyah's ultimate betrayal and the fall of Coryana put Kate in Batman's path. With her mission to take down The Many Arms Of Death reaching an empasse, Kate now has to return to Europe, her sister, and on a head-on collision with her for former lover, turned bitter enemy. This year's worth of Batwoman comics has been absolutely terrific. Bring on year two! Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Charlie Ridgely Feb 21, 2018

    True fans of the character, and those who have been paying good attention to the series up to this point, will be rewarded. Others may have a difficult time, but should enjoy the character work nonetheless. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Dan Mayhoff Feb 21, 2018

    While we are still suffering through the Many Arms of Death storyline, this issue actually gives us a small amount of pay off with some of the story threads that have been given to us so far. Because of that, the issue is actually pretty enjoyable. It's still suffers from some aspects that continue to carry over in this issue but for the most part this issue is a nice read which is a welcome diversion for this series so far Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Batman Universe - Tony Hammack Feb 22, 2018

    A solid story that ties up loose ends, and creates excitement for the next arc. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Batman-News - Daniel Cheeseman Feb 21, 2018

    A stylish interlude that satisfyingly responds to our questions (albeit with elementary answers) and builds anticipation for Kate's showdown with Safiyah. If you're reading Batwoman's Rebirth adventures, even sporadically, you probably need to read this issue to fully appreciate Marguerite Bennett's sprawling narrative. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Feb 21, 2018

    I don't know if there is an agenda here - and I don't mind if there is - butI do wish Batwoman could avoid falling into narrative traps, and simply tell a good story. Preferably one that doesn't wander aimlessly for a year. Perhaps it just needs a more experienced writer. Read Full Review

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