Red Hood and the Outlaws #25

Writer: Scott Lobdell Artist: Trevor Hairsine Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 8, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 18 User Reviews: 23
8.6Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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Batman versus Red Hood for the right to fight in Gotham-grab your ringside seat for the battle 25 years in the making! Jason Todd broke a promise to his mentor, and must now confront an angry and betrayed Batman. That means a good time for readers, but probably not so much for Jason: it's likely going to take more than the Outlaws' help in order for the Red Hood to avoid wearing an orange jumper in prison.

  • 10
    Pop Culture Uncovered - belleburr Aug 8, 2018

    Overall this is one of the best issues of Red Hood and The Outlaws of all time and I am itching to get my hands on the next one. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Lizzy Lynn Garcia Aug 8, 2018

    Red Hood and the Outlaws: Rebirth has been consistently been a solid book and this is a fitting end to the era. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Peter Saenz Aug 12, 2018

    Scott Lobdell outdid himself in weaving the issue's storyline in a way that not only captivated readers but wrapped up so much of the storyline threads that have been building up for some time. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Nicole Drum Aug 8, 2018

    There is so much packed into this issue that you won't want to miss a single panel of this incredible, expertly crafted story. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Aug 8, 2018

    This is some great stuff. Kudos go to Lobdell and Soy for keeping things so interesting these past 25 issues. It's been great. It looks to get even better. And that's what comic books are all about. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    GWW - Nick Friar Aug 7, 2018

    Regarding the art, sad to see Dexter Soy depart, though I am excited about Red Hood's new design. But Soy went out with a bang, just as you'd expect. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - Connor Christiansen Aug 9, 2018

    Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 is an anniversary issue truly worth celebrating thanks to an unforgettable story stuffed with raw emotion and jaw dropping surprises. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    On Comics Ground - Daniela Mendoza Aug 18, 2018

    This was a great issue! All the artists collabing totally worked. This storyline has built up a lot of drama and suspense. We wonder what the future of The Outlaws is. I really cannot wait for the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Aug 8, 2018

    Red Hood and the Outlaws is the unsung hero of DC's now-defunctRebirth initiative. It gave hope and optimism to a set of characters that most folks didn't think deserved them. It gave us heart-warming relationships, plenty of laughter, and pages and pages full of excellent comic artwork.Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 is a touching conclusion to the series' first two years; and while it's sad to let go of how things have been, I'm looking forward to seeing what's in store next. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Batman Universe - Paul Shanly Aug 9, 2018

    It is mindboggling that a comic book with Bizarro would continue to give me the feels, but here we are. This has consistently been one of DCs best books. Go buy it. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Adam Ray Aug 10, 2018

    Jason Todd is beaten and broken, successful from getting his revenge, and on the run. His allies are indisposed, and Batman is coming. All seems dire for DC's morally dubious hero and anything could happen in their annual edition in three weeks time! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Matt Johnson Aug 12, 2018

    I might be biased in my love for this book, I freely admit it, but the fact is this: if you wanted a Batman fight that was worth the price of admission as well as the wrapping up of loose ends and a cliffhanger, you're going to like this book. The art is solid with some panels standing out in a way that made me go back and look at them more than once. I know we're getting a new logo and costume next month and I'm excited to see how the now alone Red Hood faces whatever comes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Aug 8, 2018

    Hints are made at deeper secrets of Jason Todd's background, as well as laying the groundwork for future tales of the Outlaws. So perhaps this isn't the end. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Aug 8, 2018

    There are some really big things going on in this issue...There are also some very forced things, but at the end of the day I still enjoyed myself with what we got and I especially loved the art.  There are some big changes coming to Red Hood from what we got in this issue and I hope that they all pan out for the best because I love this series and I'd hate for that to change. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Aug 8, 2018

    Lobdell's Jason continues to be his strongest suit writing-wise, but I definitely can't say the same about his destructive, rage-driven Batman. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    GearWERKZ - Agasicles Stamas Aug 12, 2018

    Overall, Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 did not work for me as well as the issues that got us here. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Aug 16, 2018

    Overall an okay issue that will appeal mostly to the comic's fans. However, the loss of Artemis and Bizarro, the sudden reappearance of Arsenal, and the (bizarre) filler back-up story don't much to inspire confidence in the immediate future of the comic. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Jeff Testanero Aug 9, 2018

    Another good book writer by Scott Lobdell with great artwork by Dexter Soy. The action started awesome and heavy between Batman and Red Hood but the ending seemed a bit flat. Despite its flaws, Red Hood and the Outlaws #25 did a good job and left a major door open for next months edition. Read Full Review

  • 10
    axdn Aug 8, 2018

    This is gold!

  • 9.5
    Fearless0610 Aug 8, 2018

    Now this issue was amazing. The fight between Red Hood and Batman was brutal and intense very well done. All the stuff with Jason, Artemis and Bizarro was really emotional and quite beautiful. Bring on the next issue already!

  • 9.5
    sebastianorellana95 Aug 9, 2018

    Awesome final of story.

  • 9.0
    TheGeekWonder Aug 8, 2018

    Great read!!!

  • 9.0
    Bloodraven Aug 8, 2018

    Another great issue that keeps me wanting the next one right away. RHATO has been one of the best books since the start of Rebirth, I’m very excited to see what’s up next for Jason.

  • 9.0
    Dani Aug 9, 2018

    The issue everyone was waiting for is finally here. I have not been looking forward to this showdown between Jason and Bruce. Lobdell did a great job rebuilding their relationship; and it was something I enjoyed seeing in other titles like Batman and Detective Comics. That said, this issue was very well done. It hit on so many different emotions; you're angry, sad, happy, surprised, frustrated and curious within the span of 36 pages. Jason's journey is far from over and the cliffhanger at the end foreshadows more adventures for the Outlaws.

    The artwork was amazing in this issue. The coloring in the first 4 pages was spectacular. This issue had some of my favorite art so far in Red Hood and the Outlaws.

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  • 8.5
    ohhaimark Aug 8, 2018

    This was the perfect anniversary issue. Take the previous issues, and make and excellent climax or at least an epic story that ties into all the previous issues, while still outdoing every single one of those issues. Yes. This is the best issue of the series. I think the relationship between Red Hood and Batman is excellently captured in this issue, as it starts with it at it's highest and ends with it at its lowest. Although the issue could afford to draw out their falling out more, it still presents us with excellent writing and some of the best battle scenes I've seen in a comic recently. I loved the way the story leaves Jason alone at the end, as it presents us with a tragic and beautiful climax for the Outlaws as a whole in this issue. more

  • 8.0
    Simon DelMonte Aug 9, 2018

    A bit scattershot, but generally entertaining and fun and gripping, with some interesting surprises.

  • 8.0
    Aussie Dad Aug 16, 2018

    Despite some serious plot issues, the subplots that deal with the relationships within team makes it a worthwhile read.

  • 7.0
    GTMedia Reviews Nov 3, 2018

    I remember when the first tease for Jason Todd's Return first happened during the Batman Hush arc back in 2002. Since then Jason Todd has returned to DC Comics and has become more popular as Red Hood than he ever was when he was best known as the Robin that was brutally murdered by the Joker. I haven't followed Jason since his return to comics but I picked up this issue based on the cover tease alone. The cover is beautifully rendered by Trevor Hairsine & Antonio Fabela and depicts what looks to be an epic battle between Batman and Red Hood. I couldn't resist and dropped the $4.99 for what was promised as an Extra-Sized Anniversary Issue.

    The comic opens up very strong and depicts a flashback sequence going back to a mome more

  • 6.5
    Spacey Medicine Mar 5, 2019

    Batman beats up Jason and then some rando saves him: the comic. Bizarro's whole thing was kind of insanely dumb. I like things about it but I wasn't feeling this issue.

  • 4.0
    ComickerPerson Aug 8, 2018

    Bad dialogue, contrived plotting, unearned "emotional" moments. Standard Lobdell schlock.

  • 2.0
    daddyT Aug 9, 2018

    pretty much all for art. this book is hot garbage.

    so many points in the book transition from one thing to another with just.. nothing to connect them.

    are we to believe Batman just hides when Bizarro shows up then attacks again once he's gone?

    are we to believe that a building falling from the sky just meanders along slowly giving plenty of time for... what? to happen? Bizarro pulls it into a pocket dimension or something?

    Batman is a total jackass too.

    And a ridiculous side-story about old-time Joker versus old-time Outlaws.

    And another side-story about Ma Gunn being Jason's grandma and his dad is still alive and is actually "omnipresent too" and checking in on her. th more

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    OB Aug 8, 2018

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    NWME Aug 9, 2018

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