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Talon1load reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #1 Dec 12, 2018
6.5

Not a bad issue but not great. It was confusing about what Earth this was taking part on which lead to confusion about what was happening and to who. I would like to know more about the character and what makes him such a huge threat but so far, we haven't seen much to explain that in any of his appearances. I'm hoping this series will flesh the character out more but this issue was lacking.

The Batman Who Laughs #1

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Left rattled by the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the nightmares spawned from the Dark Multiverse. But even though evil devoured evil in the collapse of Challengers Mountain, the Dark Knight still has his doubts. He discovers that the Batman Who Laughs not only survived the fight with The Joker at the end of ...

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Nihilist reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #1 Dec 12, 2018
6.5

It's a decent start for the new series, but I wouldn't call it outstanding. It's decent - no more, no less, and it definitely falls under the "read once" category to me, being somewhere in between this week's phenomenal Detective Comics and utter garbage in form of Batman Damned #2. So "okay" it is.

The Batman Who Laughs #1

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Left rattled by the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the nightmares spawned from the Dark Multiverse. But even though evil devoured evil in the collapse of Challengers Mountain, the Dark Knight still has his doubts. He discovers that the Batman Who Laughs not only survived the fight with The Joker at the end of ...

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Talon1load reviewed Batman Annual #3 Dec 12, 2018
9.0

This was a refreshing change of pace for Batman. He was actually competent for once. It was great. However, the real star of this comic was Alfred and seeing what he goes through in service to Batman. I definitely think DC should give Tom Taylor a Batman book so the character can be fun to read again.

Batman Annual #3

By: Tom Taylor, Otto Schmidt
Released: Dec 12, 2018

"THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PENNY!" Alfred Pennyworth has been Batman's most trusted ally and confidant since the Dark Knight first hit the streets of Gotham City. Now, witness Batman's battle for justice from Alfred's perspective and learn how harrowing that journey has been as Batman experiences one of the worst nights Gotham City has ever seen-a nigh...

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egon244 reviewed Batman Annual #3 Dec 12, 2018
8.5

"uncharacteristically sensible"

This should not be titled Batman Annual 3 but rather Alfred: The Master of Sarcasm. Well, whatever the title this was great. Immensely enjoyable read.

First of all, I need to say that Otto Schmidt's art lends itself great to Batman. I mean his art is always excellent, but I just love how his Batman looks here. With Batmobile and Batwing, he wa more

Batman Annual #3

By: Tom Taylor, Otto Schmidt
Released: Dec 12, 2018

"THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PENNY!" Alfred Pennyworth has been Batman's most trusted ally and confidant since the Dark Knight first hit the streets of Gotham City. Now, witness Batman's battle for justice from Alfred's perspective and learn how harrowing that journey has been as Batman experiences one of the worst nights Gotham City has ever seen-a nigh...

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Nihilist reviewed Batman Annual #3 Dec 12, 2018
8.5

It's really refreshing to read a good Batman comic book for a change. Heck, good - it's very solid, featuring both action and heart. Especially the latter, showing Alfred's dedication and love for Bruce, and the toll his work puts on him. Also, what's equally important, for once we can see human side of Batman, which Tom King seems to have forgotten about completely.

That's some real he more

Batman Annual #3

By: Tom Taylor, Otto Schmidt
Released: Dec 12, 2018

"THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PENNY!" Alfred Pennyworth has been Batman's most trusted ally and confidant since the Dark Knight first hit the streets of Gotham City. Now, witness Batman's battle for justice from Alfred's perspective and learn how harrowing that journey has been as Batman experiences one of the worst nights Gotham City has ever seen-a nigh...

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myconius reviewed Batman #60 Dec 5, 2018
2.0

WOW was this BAD!!
i’m unconvinced of any of this. it all just feels so forced and very very silly.

(((((spoilers)))))

Gordon talks like an idiot.
“Pat, can you get Harvey in here? i want to talk the Freeze case. recent one please. the one where Batman just kept hitting him.”
who talks like this?

meanwhile on a rooftop, Batman idiotically yells more

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

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myconius - Dec 13, 2018

no worries. i’m just as guilty for getting riled up plenty of times. but it’s just because we’re passionate about what we enjoy. though sometimes i know i need to be more diplomatic. that’s a foible i need to work on. but i definitely don’t wish any ill. i mean ‘comics’ right? i guess it’s easy to let ourselves get carried away. especially when we all have such varying tastes. but it’s good that you have something you really love and enjoy. that’s really rare these days.

myconius - Dec 13, 2018

personally i know i’m a Batman addict that can’t step away from the character, no matter how many times i’ve tried. but it’s cool. i may not care for many of the current stories i buy, but i have plenty on back issues that i love. and even though i don’t keep the physical copies of the story i didn’t enjoy, my Batman OCD always makes me rebuy the digital versions just to have. - - very cool Bolland profile pic btw. i really loved that run! :)

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Batman Jones reviewed Batman #60 Dec 5, 2018
10

WOW.

To those that are disappointed that Batman's acting 'out of character,' I'm here to tell you that's what often happens when someone is brutally traumatized, particularly when it happens over and over. Of course Batman isn't himself. That's the point.

On a personal note, I'm relating to this run as I am partly because after 10 years of chronic illness (physiological and m more

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

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Æther - Dec 11, 2018

One man's trash, is another man's treasure... and so on and so forth.

Darkseid24 - Dec 11, 2018

Like I said I’ve read most Batman comics, so I know what I’m talking about. You are missing facts like with Catwoman, but ok let’s leave it at this and agree to disagree here.

Talon1load reviewed Martian Manhunter #1 Dec 6, 2018
4.0

This was painfully bad. MM’s origin is changed to make him a much less likable character. The terrible art doesn’t help the issue either. Definitely avoid unless you just like throwing money away.

Martian Manhunter #1

By: Steve Orlando, Riley Rossmo
Released: Dec 5, 2018

No matter what you know about J'onn J'onnz, you're not prepared for this! The acclaimed team of writer Steve Orlando and artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN/ THE SHADOW, BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN) reteam for a reinvention of the Manhunter from Mars in this twisted, unexpected series. Back on Mars, J'onn was about as corrupt as a law officer can be, ...

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waltgator93 reviewed Martian Manhunter #1 Dec 5, 2018
5.5

Story itself is eh not that good. The art is wacky and not in the best of ways. Could have done with less of his past or at least not have so many alien type words. The human case seems boring which for a maxi series feel like it should be more interesting, otherwise fear it won’t be important in the story.

Martian Manhunter #1

By: Steve Orlando, Riley Rossmo
Released: Dec 5, 2018

No matter what you know about J'onn J'onnz, you're not prepared for this! The acclaimed team of writer Steve Orlando and artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN/ THE SHADOW, BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN) reteam for a reinvention of the Manhunter from Mars in this twisted, unexpected series. Back on Mars, J'onn was about as corrupt as a law officer can be, ...

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Samuel Almeida reviewed Doomsday Clock #8 Dec 5, 2018
10

Just AMAZING! What if the cold war was happening today but with superheroes instead of nuclear weapons? Thats what we have in Doomsday Clock.
Superman is an amazing character. we all know that. And Geoff writes him very well. He never leaves a friend. He never chooses sides, he only searches for the truth. He is hope and justice incarnated. The newpaper saying he "chose the wrong side", total more

Doomsday Clock #8

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Dec 5, 2018

The critical and commercial hit series by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank continues following the shocking revelations of last issue. As the truth behind Dr. Manhattan's actions against the DC Universe are revealed, Ozymandias turns to the only being who can stop him: Superman.

Talon1load reviewed Shazam! #1 Dec 6, 2018
9.5

Loved it. Finally, a fun book. This was a light hearted fun story about family and enjoying their powers. This book is what Rebirth was supposed to be all about. I can’t wait for the next issue.

Shazam! #1

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Dec 5, 2018

The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a sho...

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Samuel Almeida reviewed Shazam! #1 Dec 5, 2018
10

"I just want something i can say. How about Captain Marv--" hahahaha unfortunately you cant say that kiddo. Cause some guys think they own a common word. Oh well.

So Shazam is finally getting some love and im loving it. What a way to start this ongoing series! A real kick on the door! With Geoff Johns writting and Dale Eagleshams amazing art, this is the book of this wednesday for me! more

Shazam! #1

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Dec 5, 2018

The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a sho...

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#DontGiveDivasAChance reviewed Shazam! #1 Dec 5, 2018
10

Awesome, fun first issue

Shazam! #1

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Dec 5, 2018

The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a sho...

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Quinn reviewed Batman #60 Dec 5, 2018
3.0

More of the same. Batman using violence instead of brains. Beating ex-Arkham prisoners, who back up Bane’s story.

Penguin is being guarded by Alfred. They fill up space talking poems. Commissioner Gordon is through with Batman and we learn KGBeast is alive because he was under watch by Russian officials.

Story ends with Alternate Batman (Thomas Wayne, I think) clocking Bru more

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

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myconius - Dec 5, 2018

i don't think you're wrong. you summed it up perfectly.

Talon1load reviewed Batman #60 Dec 5, 2018
3.0

This issue was beyond stupid. Batman is the world's worst detective and now just goes around beating on people. King realized how pissed off people were about how he had Batman kill the Beast so he changed that. The shit with the Penguin was ridiculous. So Alfred is watching Penguin in a cage, that is big enough for him to lean out but for some reason has to open the door and hand feed him. W more

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

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Æther - Dec 12, 2018

Psh, ofcourse the Penguin loves a Penguin, that was a no brainer, Penguins are also very family oriented. Lastly you dont even know why Bruce's father is really there, but you just assume its silly... it could be something as simple as Psyco Pirate helping control him, Its probably something else, but that's just one example. Who knows what's going on with that yet. Your fastidious outlook is overwhelmingly pessimistic.

Æther - Dec 12, 2018

Love how the art reminds me of the very first Batman comics where Batman was snapping criminal necks and dropping them off buildings also. Very Pre-Robin feeling Batman.

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egon244 reviewed Batman #60 Dec 5, 2018
5.0

"Who are you?"

Well, Batman still acts like a d-bag, who traded imposing presence for childish tantrums and still beats criminals senselessly. But I think there is a far more important question to be asked here.

Why is Alfred FEEDING Penguin? WHY? That scene makes absolutely no sense whatsoever and is dumb. His hands are free, he can hold the plate himself. By the way, his h more

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

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Synthozoid - Dec 6, 2018

dear gentle reader, unfortunately I disagree with your evaluation of Batman 60, but you can enjoy whatever you like

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mynameisraj reviewed Heroes In Crisis #3 Nov 27, 2018
8.5

We see the pieces slowly coming together with what King wants to tell us with this story.

Lagoon Boy wanting to feel nothing when it comes to being blasted, Booster Gold's first day and poor Wally. We see Wally want nothing else but to be returned to his family and how it's affecting him.

I'm genuinely certain that reveal at the end is a red herring because we see the bodie more

Heroes In Crisis #3

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the "superhero hospital" called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And if the hospital truly is alive via A.I., who - or what - is the brain of "Sanctuary?" Another layer peeled back in the biggest mystery woven through t...

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myconius - Dec 3, 2018

I want to fly like a chicken 'Till I'm free

Synthozoid - Dec 3, 2018

Synthozoid - Dec 2, 2018 If Michael fails to acknowledge Synthozoid, Synthozoid no longer exists. Michael will do as Synthozoid asks. Acknowledge Synthozoid so that he may live. Michael controls Synthozoid. Synthozoid and Michael are one.

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myconius reviewed Heroes In Crisis #3 Nov 28, 2018
2.0

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Harley Quinn snuck up behind Wally West and killed him with her little mallet?


now i KNOW y'all are trippin!

Heroes In Crisis #3

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the "superhero hospital" called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And if the hospital truly is alive via A.I., who - or what - is the brain of "Sanctuary?" Another layer peeled back in the biggest mystery woven through t...

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PeteRick - Dec 6, 2018

Is heroes in crisis canon guys?!

YourGreenMuse - Dec 6, 2018

As far as we know, yes.

Talon1load reviewed Heroes In Crisis #3 Nov 30, 2018
5.0

Sanctuary has go to be the dumbest and most ineffectual therapy tool ever conceived. Lagoon boy has trauma from being shot and losing friends? Shot him repeatedly. Seems healthy. Wally West is missing his kids? Let him see them in a simulation and then question why he would need them. Because that’s not idiotic. Tom King again proves that he has no idea who Booster Gold is and has no idea how more

Heroes In Crisis #3

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the "superhero hospital" called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And if the hospital truly is alive via A.I., who - or what - is the brain of "Sanctuary?" Another layer peeled back in the biggest mystery woven through t...

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Darkseid24 reviewed Heroes In Crisis #3 Nov 28, 2018
4.5

Maybe it’s too early to really judge it, but this issue was a little weird.
Harley Quinn is ridiculously overpowered once again, it’s just annoying, nothing more. ( If any character should die, it’s her. I am so sick of her) Apart from showing how these deaths happened there is nothing really new in this issue. So it feels more like a filler.
Maybe these deaths aren’t real& it more

Heroes In Crisis #3

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the "superhero hospital" called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And if the hospital truly is alive via A.I., who - or what - is the brain of "Sanctuary?" Another layer peeled back in the biggest mystery woven through t...

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Nihilist reviewed Heroes In Crisis #3 Nov 28, 2018
6.0

At this point I guess it's safe to say the entire event derailed pretty badly for DC, and after reading this issue, I can confidently say that Lagoon Boy perfectly captures who Tom King is as a writer. He loves repetition, he uses repetition time and time again whenever he has a chance, and while it's perfectly acceptable for a traumatized hero who can't let his pain go and relieves his most painf more

Heroes In Crisis #3

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the "superhero hospital" called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And if the hospital truly is alive via A.I., who - or what - is the brain of "Sanctuary?" Another layer peeled back in the biggest mystery woven through t...

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Nihilist - Nov 28, 2018

Well, maybe I hold it to a bit too high standard, which to me would be King's first 3 Batman arcs, all being super solid, emotional and tense. But even if my point may be skewed, I can't say I enjoy the entire event. So far it was a giant disappointment to me, and I really don't enjoy reading it. The concept is great, the execution, though...

JordanT4021 - Nov 28, 2018

Not to mention King’s obsession with ellipses. It’s.... extremely... frustrating. At times I can’t tell if the character is being dramatic or their out of breath. I agree too that the series has been mediocre so far. Especially since it was marketed as the best thing since sliced bread.

Talon1load reviewed Mister Miracle #12 Nov 14, 2018
1.0

You gotta be shitting me with all these 10’s. This was a complete nonending and a complete waste of an issue. King fails to say anything of substance and leaves the entire story to remain up to the readers. DC, FIRE this writer!!!!!

Mister Miracle #12

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Nov 14, 2018

It'll be a miracle if you can get through this mind-bending conclusion with your sanity intact! After his epic battle with Darkseid, Scott Free sees life a whole new way: he's the new Highfather of New Genesis, and he's madly in love with his wife and child. But what if it's all a lie? Did Mister Miracle really escape death way back in issue #1? No...

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Darkseid24 - Nov 29, 2018

Ok let’s agree to disagree.

myconius - Dec 1, 2018

🙂

Talon1load reviewed Injustice 2 Annual #2 Nov 21, 2018
9.0

This is how you humanize characters. Tom King needs to read this and take notes.

Injustice 2 Annual #2

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Injustice 2 ends here-so as the story segues into/sets up the Injustice 2 video
game, we take one final look back.  Batman and Superman's alliance was torn apart years ago by the events of Injustice. But when Bruce Wayne receives
unexpected visitors, he is reminded of a happier time when Clark was his savior. A time of the World's Finest...

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Br'er Lapin - Nov 25, 2018

Fair point. I think I misunderstood what you were saying. Also, Myconius is right about Elmer Fudd. JS.

myconius - Nov 27, 2018

Thank you Br'er Lapin. - - tell me Talon1load, you've HAD to have seen that Loony Tunes episode 'What's Opera Doc?' before. are you gonna tell me you've never gotten misty-eyed just once at the end of that cartoon?

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Batman Jones reviewed Injustice 2 Annual #2 Nov 22, 2018
10

Just a perfect ending to one of the wildest rides in DC history. I wasn't prepared to love this comic as much as I did. This is one of the most touching Superman-Batman stories I've read and there have been so many great ones it almost seems like there'd be nothing more to tell. Now that I've read it I can't imagine ending this terrific series in any other way.

Injustice/Injustice 2 to more

Injustice 2 Annual #2

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Injustice 2 ends here-so as the story segues into/sets up the Injustice 2 video
game, we take one final look back.  Batman and Superman's alliance was torn apart years ago by the events of Injustice. But when Bruce Wayne receives
unexpected visitors, he is reminded of a happier time when Clark was his savior. A time of the World's Finest...

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Talon1load - Nov 25, 2018

Definitely Nightwing.

Darkseid24 - Nov 26, 2018

I‘ve never read any Injustice comic& also won’t. I lost all interest, when Taylor killed Scarecrow in #1. Glad he wasn’t dead in the end, but that’s only thanks to the game Injustice 2. So as for me I skip it. And put him on Flash.

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ohhaimark reviewed Batman #59 Nov 22, 2018
7.0

THE GOOD:

-Very good art. No surprise there.

-I did enjoy the issue's juxtaposition between when Batman was talking to Penguin and when he was breaking into Arkham.

-I did like that line about love quite a bit. I don't mind the strange addition to Penguin's backstory, and I have a small feeling that this Penny backstory won't be all it seems. I'm probably wrong an more

Batman #59

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Caught between Batman and his unseen enemy, the Penguin has to think on his feet to avoid being taken down by either side. If he chooses one way, he goes to jail; if he chooses the other, he ends up dead. Then again, the choice seems obvious. Is Batman ready for a new kind of avian sidekick?

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ohhaimark - Nov 26, 2018

Those are all good points, all reasons the first issue didn't really impress me a whole lot. It's still far from my least favorite series though (cough cough Nightwing cough cough).

myconius - Nov 26, 2018

well, at least Ric took an arrow to the knee. what's Batman's excuse? :P

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Bleemak reviewed Injustice 2 Annual #2 Nov 21, 2018
10

It's kinda odd. This is wrong setting for a good Batman and Superman story.

But Taylor still does it. Awesome Batman/Superman -story. And a great send-off.

This makes the Injustice -series even more heartbreaking.

Injustice 2 Annual #2

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Injustice 2 ends here-so as the story segues into/sets up the Injustice 2 video
game, we take one final look back.  Batman and Superman's alliance was torn apart years ago by the events of Injustice. But when Bruce Wayne receives
unexpected visitors, he is reminded of a happier time when Clark was his savior. A time of the World's Finest...

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Batman Jones reviewed Batman #59 Nov 22, 2018
9.0

This issue was thrilling to me. So excited to see how this opus of a run turns out.

There are so many threads seeded from all points during the run, including its very slow start, and they all seem to be starting to converge with one another. This is my favorite take on Penguin since I don't know when--probably ever. I've always appreciated the Penguin but I've rarely been moved by him more

Batman #59

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Caught between Batman and his unseen enemy, the Penguin has to think on his feet to avoid being taken down by either side. If he chooses one way, he goes to jail; if he chooses the other, he ends up dead. Then again, the choice seems obvious. Is Batman ready for a new kind of avian sidekick?

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Talon1load - Nov 24, 2018

You should check out Penguin Pride and Prejudice. That is a really good Penguin story.

Talon1load reviewed Go-Bots #1 Nov 21, 2018
1.0

This art is just trash.

Go-Bots #1

By: Tom Scioli
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Go-Bots have changed our way of life. Leader-1 is a self-aware fighter jet on a hostage rescue mission with his partner, Commander Nick Burns. Scooter is the personal transport and best friend to undergrad A.J. Foster. Turbo is Matt Hunter's transforming race car in the hottest sport in America, Go-Bot Racing. Cy-Kill is the champion of the illegal...

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Talon1load reviewed Batman #59 Nov 21, 2018
6.5

While the dialogue “YOU SHOT MY BOY” is still terrible, this isn’t the worst issue of Batman that King’s written. I didn’t necessarily like how he had Bane just sit there and get the crap beat out of him, I did like the dedication to making Batman look completely out of control. Not sure I believe that it really adds up with Banes character but they rarely do in a King book. I hated him more

Batman #59

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Caught between Batman and his unseen enemy, the Penguin has to think on his feet to avoid being taken down by either side. If he chooses one way, he goes to jail; if he chooses the other, he ends up dead. Then again, the choice seems obvious. Is Batman ready for a new kind of avian sidekick?

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myconius - Nov 26, 2018

was that actually Bane? i thought it was one of those inflatable bounce-back clown Punching Bags.

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myconius reviewed Batman #58 Nov 7, 2018
1.0

right from the beginning there was no hook.
dull panels filled with dull uninteresting dialog.
i'm told Penny's throat was cut. who's Penny? why should i care?
but, i did get to see Penguin get punched in the face,
then get naked and take a shower. so at least there's that.

i've seen very few modern writers actually tell interesting Penguin stories.
this was no more

Batman #58

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 7, 2018

The Dark Knight waddles into a turf war with the Penguin! Still reeling from the attacks on his Bat-Family and reputation, the Caped Crusader looks to track down the mysterious operator lurking behind the scenes in Gotham City. As the hunt rages on, Batman runs "a fowl" of Oswald Cobblepot. But the Penguin is on Batman's side for once, and the crim...

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myconius - Nov 10, 2018

he's either too cheap to pay for therapy, or so insecure that he needs the constant adulation. .... yeah that is really sad.

myconius - Nov 10, 2018

whatever he's got in store couldn't possibly be any worse than naked Oswald Cobblepot showering!

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