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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON June 25, 2011 Add Comments
Amazon’s Attack #1-6 ($1.99 each)
A six part crossover from the spring and summer of 2007, featuring the Themyscirans launching an attack on America. Batman, naturally, is featured.
Batman and Robin #19 ($1.99)
Paul Cornell’s Absence continues with our heroes in a deadly trap.
Batman: Arkham City Exclusive Digital Chapter #3 ($0.99)
The Riddler devises a way to break out of custody, and set up his shop so he can get his taste of the new criminal compound.
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #26-30 ($1.99 each)
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON June 18, 2011 Add Comments
Batman and Robin #18 ($1.99)
The Absence story continues as Batman and Robin go deeper into a woman in Bruce’s past.
Batman/Catwoman: Trail of The Gun #1-2 ($2.99 each)
A two part mini-series from August-September 2004 that was written by Ann Nocenti and Ethan Van Sciver, with art by Van Sciver. Both Bruce and Selina are trying to track down a gun that never misses, for obviously different reasons.
Birds of Prey #123 ($1.99)
Oracle asks the Calculator’s help in taking down the Silicon Syndicate and…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON June 11, 2011 Add Comments
Batman and Robin #17 ($1.99)
Paul Cornell kicks off the post Morrison era on this title with the first part of The Absence where Dick & Damian try to uncover a mystery surrounding an old flame of Bruce Wayne.
Batman: Arkham City #2 ($2.99)
Continuing the 5 part bridging of the two video games, a new Arkham rises and Bruce investigates to see whom is behind it.
Birds of Prey Volume 1 #122 ($1.99)
The Silicon Syndicate sets a trap for the Birds, leading Barbara Gordon to come…
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POSTED BY David Healey ON March 3, 2011 Add Comments
The State of the Dick Grayson Batman
It was nearly a year ago when I asked, “why can’t Dick Grayson remain as Batman?” In fact, amidst the rumors of his imminent demise I had asked, “What’s wrong with more than one Batman, when there is more than one Green Lantern?”
Apparently DC heard my plea and put Grant Morrison on the case. We know have Batman Inc. and the guardian of Gotham…
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POSTED BY Melinda Hinman ON December 21, 2010 Add Comments
As leery as I was about this issue, not having enjoyed the last one at all, I was pleasantly surprised by this issue. Maybe because there was less jumping around in the time, maybe because we finally got some back story on Una.
As the cover informed us, we're no longer dealing with Una, we're dealing with The Absence. In fact, we open with a splash page of Una taunting Batman and Robin as they sit in the rafters, informing her they…
Tags: absence, alfred pennyworth, bat-bunker, batman, batman and robin, bruce wayne, damian wayne, dick grayson, gotham river, paul cornell, robin, scott mcdaniel, una nemo, vicki vale
POSTED BY Melinda Hinman ON December 1, 2010 Add Comments
Batman and Robin 17 was originally solicited as a Peter Tomasi book, only to be changed somewhat last minute to a Paul Cornell and Scott McDaniel book. With Tomasi's work on Brightest Day, it only makes sense.
The issue opens a new story arc after the last issue's big reveal of Bruce Wayne incorporating Batman. Indeed, this story makes several references to that arc, including the Batman Inc. symbol on the cover.
The opening scene is set in a church, a crowd demanding…
Tags: absence, alfred pennyworth, batman, batman and robin, brightest day, bruce wayne, damian wayne, dick grayson, gcpd, grant morrison, jim gordon, paul cornell, peter tomasi, robin, scott mcdaniel, una nemo