The Next Batman: Second Son #9

Writer: John Ridley Artist: Travel Foreman Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 28, 2021 Cover Price: $0.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 12
9.1Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

The painful wounds of an estranged family are re-opened with Jace’s deposition…and more of his “origin” is revealed! The Next Batman’s formative years are revealed for the first time!

  • 9.3
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Apr 28, 2021

    Expressive drawings show the emotion of the characters. While cool tones encapsulate the mood of the tale. This limited action issue is immersive in its context and allows you to fully engage with the mindset of the characters portrayed. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Apr 30, 2021

    This series and the creative team continue to not shy away from tackling powerful and painful relevant topics, continuing their quest to showcase the similarities and vast differences in the two men that would be Batman. A dialogue-heavy issue never once loses interest as the art team delivers on every single emotional and powerful beat, drawing the reader deeper as the pages progress. Read Full Review

  • 1.0
    Bats20832 Apr 29, 2021

    "Criminals are a cowardly lot." Notice no DC PR announcement on this part: "DC Comics' Next Batman, Tim Fox, cowardly murders Hispanic man as part of Next Batman origin, with origin story written by award-winning author John Ridley!" Because, you know, some lives are cheap. Such thinking is entire REASON for the creation of The Batman by Bob Kane and Bill Finger- that all lives actually matter.

    "Criminals are a cowardly lot." And this case, it is the criminal Tim (Jace) Fox, who DC Comics and John Ridley is writing as the "Next Batman." The victim murdered by the "Next Batman," Tim (Jace) Fox was Enrique Acevedo. Jace ran him over and left him to die, in the last issue. (Like last issue, it was reviewed by very FEW "professional more

  • 8.5
    Spacey Medicine Sep 17, 2021

    Good still.

  • 8.5
    EDiakota May 7, 2021

    " Killing that man, yeah, it was an accident. But everything that happened after that was the real crime."
    - JACE FOX

  • 8.0

    This wasn't as good as last week's chapter, but it was still solid. It went in a very different direction than I expected it to, which is mostly a good thing.

  • 3.0
    Merlyn Apr 28, 2021

  • 9.0
    Josecab79 Apr 27, 2021

  • 8.5
    UxasIs May 1, 2021

  • 8.0
    tonpas1989 Apr 27, 2021

  • 7.5
    Bananaknight Apr 28, 2021

  • 7.5
    mrDovydas May 3, 2021

  • 1.0
    RedKSuperman May 12, 2021

  • 1.0
    fenixalasnegras May 19, 2021

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