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K Sharath rated Batman #25 Jul 8, 2021
8.5

Batman #25

By: Scott Snyder, Danny Miki
Released: Nov 13, 2013

BATMAN: ZERO YEAR reaches a new level as The Riddler sends Gotham City into total darkness! "Dark City" begins in this issue that features an embossed cover.
And the ZERO YEAR blackout spreads into other titles this month, affecting heroes across the DC Universe!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code fo...

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K Sharath rated Batman #21 Jul 8, 2021
8.0

Batman #21

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Jun 12, 2013

Witness The New 52 origin of The Dark Knight in BATMAN: ZERO YEAR! Twists and turns are around every corner as Bruce Wayne takes the final steps toward his destiny! And in the backup story, learn more about how different Gotham City was at this dangerous point in time.

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8.0

The book gets a shaky start with experimental artwork but gains momentum sooner before you realise.Get ready to witness an end of a lifetime with marvellous artwork,suspense and much more.Book has potential to provide real goosebumps.

Justice League Vol. 8: Darkseid War Part 2

By: Geoff Johns, Francis Manapul

Darkseid is dead! And with the Lord of Apokolips slain by the Anti-Monitor, the Justice League has inherited the powers of gods! Batman, Superman, The Flash, Shazam and Green Lantern have been transformed into omnipotent deities-but will this new power help them in the battle against evil, or twist their personalities? Find out in these tales from ...

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9.0

The biggest event of New 52 is undoubtedly glorious.The war is absolutely worth it thanks to Jason Fabok's fantastic artwork and Geoff Johns history lesson which provides the event the grandeur it deserves.On the whole this one is a total villain show with an mindblowing and unexpected end.

Justice League Vol. 7: Darkseid War Part 1

By: Geoff Johns, Scott Williams

The Justice League came together to stop the forces of Darkseid from destroying Earth five years ago. Now the ruler of Apokolips returns, but this time hes set his sights on the world-shattering Anti-Monitor. Will the combined might of the Justice League be enough to protect Earth from becoming collateral damage as gods fight? This new JUSTICE LEAG...

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8.0

The origin files of Crime Syndicate members, the much needed back story with twisted JL origins is here.The book is an absolute read before Forever Evil.Moreover Cyborg is finding his own team to fight evil.All these factors make the book worth a read.

Justice League Vol. 5: Forever Heroes

By: Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis

In these tales from JUSTICE LEAGUE #24-29, the Crime Syndicate hunts down the few heroes foolish enough to challenge them including Dick Grayson! But Owlman has other plans for Nightwing...and Ultraman, too! Also, Cyborg is one of the last Justice League members left to fight against the villains that have taken over. How can he possibly find a wa...

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8.0

The redefined yet rushed origins from Geoff Johns.The idea of replacing the classic origins with this one might be debatable but the book is absolutely entertaining.Witness the accidental origins of JL as they fend off against the invasion of Parademons and Darkseid himself.Sit back relax enjoy!

Justice League Vol. 1: Origin

By: Geoff Johns, Jim Lee

Now in trade paperback from comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee! In a universe where Super Heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg unite for the first time to form the JUSTICE LEAGUE! Dont mi...

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8.0

It started out odd actually,A title centered around Rogues but soon you get along with them and it feels like an adventure of survival with the rogues.Witness their hardship to survive against all odds including Arkham War and much more.On the whole my surprise favourite from Forever Evil.

Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion Vol. 1

By: Brian Buccellato, Patrick Zircher

The Rogues call no man boss, but the threat of the Crime Syndicate isnt leaving them much choice! Will they fall in line, or refuse and risk certain death? How can the Rogues take on the Crime Syndicate together? Collected from the 6-issue miniseries, plus THE FLASH #23.1: ROGUES.

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6.0

The book features Steve Trevor and his efforts to find Lasso Of Truth while making partnership with a weird metahuman.The book will only be remembered for Killer Frost and Doctor Light who are the only characters whose actions make the story a mere average. Steve Trevor the protagonist fails to make an impact.

Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S. Vol. 1

By: Sterling Gates, Various

In this action-packed epic collected from the 6-issue miniseries tying into FOREVER EVIL, the villains have killed the Justice League and decimated A.R.G.U.S.s headquarters! Only Steve Trevor and the surviving A.R.G.U.S. agents can pick up the pieces and save the civilian populace from unthinkable evil!

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K Sharath reviewed Forever Evil Blight Jul 8, 2021
5.0

Perhaps the most unwanted pushed book of New 52.The book feels like pushing JL Dark away from the main storyline.It is a large crossover that not only ruined the book but also the titles associated with it.The whole thing is a disappointment despite a new factors which saves it upto a extent.The book features a weird end placing Constantine in a much bad state.The only character worth a mention is more

Forever Evil Blight

By: J.M. DeMatteis, Mikel Janin

After a battle between the three Justice Leagues, the heroes of the DC Universe have all gone missing! With the unspeakable evil known as Blight unleashed upon the world, it's up to the Justice League Dark, Swamp Thing, Pandora and the Phantom Stranger to try and stop them from destroying everything around them.

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K Sharath reviewed Forever Evil Vol. 1 Jul 8, 2021
8.0

Ever had a nightmare of villains saving the world.. DC makes it a reality as Luthor assembles his own squad to stand against the Crime Syndicate.The book is based on a concept and satisfies it till the end.Moreover get ready for much more surprises which takes the book to the next level.The epilogue adds to all the excitement providing the story a fitting conclusion.Geoff Johns has pulled an impos more

Forever Evil Vol. 1

By: Geoff Johns, Richard Friend

The Justice League is dead! And the villains shall inherit the Earth! In this new hardcover collecting the seven-issue miniseries, the Crime Syndicate takes over the DC Universe, and no one can stand in the way of them and complete domination no one except for Lex Luthor!

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K Sharath reviewed Justice League Trinity War Jul 8, 2021
8.0

Slow and steady wins the race.. The new reinvented version of the pandora box storyline works for DC.Superman guilty of murder what a way to start a storyline.The story features the story's investigation that leads to bigger revelations and the trinity war.I think this is one of the major books to leave its end as a cliffhanger.

Justice League Trinity War

By: Geoff Johns, Christian Alamy

The blockbuster event of the summer is collected in this new hardcover featuring JUSTICE LEAGUE #22-23, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #6-7, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #22-23, CONSTANTINE #5, TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #1-3 and TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER #11. When the three Justice Leagues go to war with one another, whose side will everyone be on? Allies w...

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7.0

Its Mad Hatter as never before as he executes his dark and henious plans on Gotham.The book will go down in history as the volume that features most number of deaths.The volume is similar to its predecessor as we get introduced to the creepy yet sad origin of Mad Hatter.Greg Hurtwiz gives Mad Hatter a creepy and dark take which is worth exploring.The artwork is lit and provides the feel of a mass more

Batman: The Dark Knight Vol. 3: Mad

By: Gregg Hurwitz, Szymon Kudranski

In this new collection of issues #16-21 and BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ANNUAL #1, Batman discovers a trail of bodies but no leads. His detective skills are put to the test as the Mad Hatter begins kidnapping Gotham City citizens for an unknown purpose. But as The Dark Knight delves deeper into this mystery, he soon realizes that this is unlike any oth...

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8.0

Undoubtedly my favourite Bat-Scarecrow encounter is this one.The dark and mystery elements elevate the book to greater heights.Moreover the encounter between the two were savage and worth a read.The book is intense from beginning to end and features Scarecrow as never before.The origin story was extreme and adds to the pro of the volume.On the whole was a great volume compared to its predecessor.

Batman: The Dark Knight Vol. 2: Cycle Of Violence

By: Gregg Hurwitz, David Finch

In this second New 52 volume, The Scarecrow has returned! The villainous genius has always preyed on the worst fears of his victims, but now hes refined his fear toxin to greater effectivenessand deadlier consequences. As The Scarecrows origin is revelead, Batman must find out not only how to conquer this dangerous psychopath, but how to beat his o...

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6.5

The new adventures of Batman begins as Arkham Asylum breakout is caused by a rabbit costumed girl.The book uses a lot of controversial elements such as the overuse of toxins and much more.Still it somehow provides an ok storyline with a range of rogue gallery members which is fun to read.The climax area was worth it featuring Batman V classic member of rogue gallery.

Batman: The Dark Knight Vol. 1: Knight Terrors

By: David Finch

Collecting the acclaimed DC COMICS THE NEW 52 series! Features BATMANS battles with THE SCARECROW and BANE, plus the mystery of THE WHITE RABBIT! Collects BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #1-9!

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7.0

James Tynion takes over the title and has a difficult time on setting things on Tom King's base.Still Tynion does a fine job with a fine yet complex run featuring assasins from rogue gallery and much more.Last but not the least he sets up none other than a crazy Batman-Joker showdown in the next volume.

Batman Vol. 1: Their Dark Designs

By: James Tynion IV, Tony Salvador Daniel

It’s a new day in Gotham City, and it’s anything but the same old Batman. With Bane vanquished and one of his longtime allies gone, Batman has to pick up the pieces and step up his game. He has a new plan for Gotham City, and he’s not the only one. Deathstroke has returned as well-and that’s just the start of a conspiracy that will rock Bat...

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6.5

King some how finds the fuel necessary to finish his arc somehow.Death of a famous character its aftermath and the final encounters make this an ok end to the Tom King saga.The book needs to be applauded only because it somehow manages to finish things quite neatly compared to the previous disappointing volumes.

Batman Vol. 13: The City Of Bane Part 2

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes

The epic finale of Tom King's Batman run! The bad guys thought they had it made with Bane in control, but with Batman back in Gotham City they'll be reminded what justice feels like...and how it hurts when it hits you in the face. With Catwoman at his side, the Caped Crusader is looking to take down Bane's army and reclaim his city. But is the Dark...

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5.0

Bane's tyranny in Gotham continues as Batman must find his way back to Gotham.Tom King thought of the worst idea for the return which was through a beach and the outcome is near disaster.Things to enjoy in this volume are short which includes the new Gotham and none other than Flashpoint Batman.Coming to Batman side the story is meh literally bad take according to me.Hope we get a better end to th more

Batman Vol. 12: The City Of Bane Part 1

By: Tom King, Sandu Florea

It's all led to this! Bane's minions have taken control of Gotham City and are ruling with an iron fist, and Batman is nowhere to be found. Instead, Flashpoint Batman is patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice. It's all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don't want to play along with Bane! Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne is on...

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6.0

As the name suggests sad to say the run has fallen short of average.Batman escaping Knightmares was great but from there on we are pushed into a dramatic take with Thomas Wayne which was too dull to enjoy.The only relief is the suspense factor which was waiting at the far end of the volume.The end was engaging but it was too late to save the volume.The major factor that kept me reading this one wa more

Batman Vol. 11: The Fall And The Fallen

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin

Now that Batman has escaped the "Knightmares," he's starting to see the forces rallying against him-and that his father from another universe has joined the other side. The Caped Crusader finally digs into the mystery of how Thomas Wayne, a.k.a. the Flashpoint Batman, escaped the collapse of his dimension and ended up in this part of the Multiverse...

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 10: Knightmares Jul 8, 2021
6.0

Batman finds himself in weird places after the unpleasant end in the previous volume.Move along with thedark knight as he experiences a range of weird as well as psychedelic situations one after other.What is happening?Read to find out.In the end the story feels average and we get nothing other than another average volume.

Batman Vol. 10: Knightmares

By: Tom King, Travis Moore

There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader's if he's going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. Still reeling from the attacks on his Bat-Family and reputation, the Dark Knight looks to track down the mysterious operator has been lurking...

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6.0

Batman is on pursuit of the conspirator and discovers much more in Gotham.A violent batman is much dangerous than all as he rips through criminals for evidence and finally stands opposite law.Yet another different though by King filled with violence and a ruthless Batman.But the whole thing feels like average due to the dramatic take and offers dullness to readers instead of darkness.

Batman Vol. 9: The Tyrant Wing

By: Tom King, Brad Walker

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-the Penguin! But the Penguin is on Batman's side for once, and the crime boss sees dangerous things on the horizon. How can...

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 8: Cold Days Jul 8, 2021
7.0

Bruce Wayne as never before tries to save his foe in a court room drama were he manipulates other judges and what happens when a broken Batman is forced to take on the cape again.Tom King puts forward yet another two variety storyline on his exploration of Batman.The firs t one is mediocre while the second one gets an exact buildup that puts forward the stage for return of Batman.Plus King provide more

Batman Vol. 8: Cold Days

By: Tom King, Matt Wagner

Bruce Wayne has been selected for jury duty in a chilling court case involving Mr. Freeze! Freeze claims the charges should be dismissed because Batman used excessive force; cue the outrage and media circus. While doing his civic duty, Wayne's forced to take a hard look at the Dark Knight's methods. Plus, the KGBeast lives! The Russian super-assass...

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 7: The Wedding Jul 8, 2021
8.0

As a lover of books that draw a line between expectation v reality this book was bae for me.The book starts in the most bizarre way possible with Booster planning his gift for Batwedding which leads to much more complication and a mini flash point.Next as we edge close to the wedding the biggest party crasher enters the game adding to the excitement.Last but not the least tthe wedding is literally more

Batman Vol. 7: The Wedding

By: Tom King, Tony S. Daniel

In these tales from BATMAN #45-50, Booster Gold arrives in Gotham City to give Bruce Wayne a gift-the kind that could have deadly consequences! Then, just as the Bat and the Cat are starting to think it might be easier to just elope than go through with their wedding plans, The Joker kidnaps his old foe-but will he try to talk him out of his marria...

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7.0

The whole heavily suffers from the Poison Ivy storyline which was below average.The rest of the volume is lit as King provides a much needed definition of Bat-Wonder Woman relationship through a beserk storyline at the he'll gates.Plus Catwoman choosing her gown for the wedding was yet another wild thought from King that deserves some applause.In the end yet another fine volume but would have been more

Batman Vol. 6: Bride Or Burglar

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin

A young admirer of Bruce Wayne's, Mattie, wants nothing more than to grow up to be like his millionaire idol. But what would happen if Mattie were forced to relive the worst tragedy of Bruce Wayne's life and his parents were murdered? Batman's hunt for the killer brings him face-to-face with a strange reflection of his own painful past. This stunni...

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7.5

Batman and Catwoman embark on a desert adventure to meet someone surprising.The book is yet another versatile work from Tom King as it set in an expected premise and provides exceptional results.The book in addition features more into Batman-Superman meeting and much more.The biggest plus of the book is a future story which was the best Bat-Cat read for me!On the whole Tom King succeeds on his cou more

Batman Vol. 5: Rules Of Engagement Rebirth

By: Tom King, Clay Mann

Following Catwoman's answer to his marriage proposal, Batman leaves Gotham City on a quest of renewal and redemption in the desert. As he travels and fights, he encounters members of his family-each disturbed by Batman's journey, each ready to stand in his way and push back against his stubborn determination to evolve into something better than a s...

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6.0

Yet another extremely versatile take by Tom King where he focuses on the drama rather than action and entertainment.His wild run continues in the flashback war between gotham's worst criminals over Batman.King's run is a mountain of controversial elements and this one adds to it.Batman using human being as bait is the worst form of writing and I got highly offended by it.Moreover the wild drama an more

Batman Vol. 4: The War Of Jokes & Riddles

By: Tom King, Clay Mann

The Riddler and The Joker are at war! As the battle rages, the villains of Gotham City are forced to choose side or be caught in the crossfire. As the conflict spreads to every corner of Gotham City, Batman battles back both side's forces, and an unlikely criminal becomes the key to a potential resolution... but is the price of peace too high? Coll...

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K Sharath reviewed Batman The Button Jul 8, 2021
8.0

The deluxe edition mystery of the button ends here.Batman gets a surprise visit from an unexpected person and all he can do is fend off the foe till Flash arrives.What a way to start a game.The crossover between Batman and Flash succeeds due to numerous factors including the stopwatch fight and none than Flashpoint Batman.The book follows the sci-fi adventure of the duo to crack the button mystery more

Batman The Button

By: Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter

The explosive storyline from BATMAN #21-22 and THE FLASH #21-22 is collected in a new Deluxe Edition hardcover! The Dark Knight and the Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button
embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns ...

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 3: I Am Bane Jul 8, 2021
8.0

Absolute carnage is the one word to define this volume.The volume feels like the end of the rebirth triology which features Batman V Bane.Things are perfectly set in the previous volumes which leads to a final showdown between the titans.The straight forward linear storyline and massive action frames add to the excitement of the story.The story started with a lot of easter eggs which teases what i more

Batman Vol. 3: I Am Bane

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerards

The man who has physically tested the Dark Knight like no one before is back to finally break the Bat for good. Can a battered, exhausted Batman fend off one of his greatest foes? Plus, catch up with Catwoman as she and the Dark Knight battle a collection of villains and plan for the future! Collects BATMAN #16-20, 23 and 24.

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 2: I Am Suicide Jul 8, 2021
7.0

All the developments in Gotham leads to none other than Batman's own Suicide Squad.Witness as Batman infiltrate Santa Prisca for a near impossible heist.The biggest highlight of the book is None other than Batman's squad assembling and ultimate revelation of his plan.Plus the volume is action packed with Batman confronting a new version of cloth less Bane and much more.The only factor that pulls t more

Batman Vol. 2: I Am Suicide

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads

Batman has always been crazy... but this? This is suicide! In order to retrieve Psycho-Pirate and save Gotham Girl, Batman must recruit a team from Amanda Waller to break into the most impenetrable prison in the world and steal from one of the Dark Knight's greatest foes... Bane. The next great Batman story begins here! Collects BATMAN #9-15.

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 1: I Am Gotham Jul 7, 2021
6.5

Tom King cashes in the opportunity of a new regenerated Batman and the result was a Batman that felt like Superman due to his feats.Moreover Gotham's new duo of heroes sidelines Batman and even the Justice League adding to a disappointing yet fine start to King's run.The only thing that offers hope is the other developments in Gotham which may be utiilised in the future.

Batman Vol. 1: I Am Gotham

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin

The Caped Crusader has never been stopped. Not by the Joker. Not by Two-Face. Not even by the Justice League. But now, in the wake of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, Batman faces his most challenging foe ever-the idealistic hero known as Gotham, who wants to save the city from Batman himself! Collects the pages of BATMAN: REBIRTH #1 and issues #1-6 of the ne...

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K Sharath reviewed Batman Vol. 10: Epilogue Jul 7, 2021
7.0

Snyder wraps up his run in a lovely fashion.The end features some stories but the only one that will remain will be his letter to the readers as Batman looks forward to new threats in Gotham.Moreover Tom King's run is teased and it features Calendar as never before.On the whole a fine end to Scott Snyder-Capullo's bizarre run of Batman

Batman Vol. 10: Epilogue

By: Scott Snyder, Danny Miki

In these stories from BATMAN #51-52, BATMAN ANNUAL #4, BATMAN: FUTURES END #1 and BATMAN: REBIRTH #1, after a bloody and brutal battle with Mr. Bloom, Bruce Wayne has reclaimed his mantle as the Dark Knight. But with the city broken and his mind slowly mending together, Batman will have to pick up the pieces of his shattered life and reclaim Gotham...

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