Robin #8

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Max Dunbar, Gleb Melnikov Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 24, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 29
8.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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It’s time for a rematch! Robin and Connor Hawke face off for round two in their winner-take-all battle for League of Lazarus supremacy, but with the tournament nearing its end, what surprises does Mother Soul have up her sleeve? I hope it doesn’t involve that massive, hellish pit and the immortal monster lying within it-aw beans, it’s about that, isn’t it?!

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - William J. Jackson Nov 23, 2021

    I didn't think Robin's journey could be so revealing, so maturing for the character by placing him in a story with more combat than dialogue. But with this issue especially, Robin has blossomed into an independent, self-motivated hero who has learned from others and his own mistakes. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Fay Clark Nov 27, 2021

    Please, just read it so we can freak out together, I have no idea how I'm dealing with this. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Nov 23, 2021

    The illustrations in this chapter feature detailed drawings with an emphasis on character expression and form. The color palette and bold designs perfectly match the tone of the story. And I found that these elements enhanced the intensity of the perfectly executed action-oriented panels. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Nov 25, 2021

    It's the final countdown as the Lazarus Island tournament is down to the final two, and the actual reasons behind the entire tournament prepare to make themselves known to the entire world. The character-defining exploration of Damian Wayne and the world of Batman continues as the creative team keeps bringing their very best to each and every single page. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 23, 2021

    Damian can be a hard character to like at times, but this is the run he's needed for a long time. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Batman-News - Matina Newsom Nov 23, 2021

    I said it earlier and I'll say it here, if you want to read a book that does an incredible job pacing and laying out a fight between two characters, pick this issue up. The entire creative team comes together here to make this issue utterly stunning to read, and in a way that doesn't feel rushed at all. Melnikov and Dunbar are the real stars of it, creating dynamic art, paneling, and incredible moments. Please, pick up this series. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 23, 2021

    If you dig kung-fu movies and action, you'll love Robin #8. This book is nearly all action, in fact, which can make it a quick read and lighter on the story, but it makes up for that with a cliffhanger that'll have you begging for more. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Nov 24, 2021

    Robin #8 presents the knock down, drag out final brawl between Damian and Hawke, and it's everything readers have anticipated. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Donald Townsend Nov 24, 2021

    The creatives continue to delve deep into Damian's story and are masterful at depicting a rich and touching narrative in this coming-of-age arc for one of the most compelling characters in the DC Universe. With beautiful art and contemplative storybeats, Robin remains a top-tier book and a must-read for fans of all ages. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Nov 23, 2021

    This is a title that could have easily been botched, but its developing into one of DCs most engaging team books. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Nov 23, 2021

    The real story is beginning finally and while I'm happy that the tournament is over, the final bit to it here was actually kind of interesting in pitting Connor Hawke versus our Boy Wonder and showing us who the top bird in the martial arts field is. That being said though, the fight lasted a long time and when we finally get to the really interesting parts of the book it feels like it ends just as soon as it begins.  Read Full Review

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