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POSTED BY Micah Evans ON January 16, 2013 Add Comments
The Penultimate issue of ‘Death of the Family’ opens with prison guards dressed as Batman and Joker dancing in Arkham cells. These are the guards with no family members for Joker to threaten, so they are forced to stay in the asylum as part of what Joker calls his ‘Royal Dance Macabre.’ If you’ll recall, The Black Glove’s redecoration of Arkham in R.I.P. was also referred to as a ‘Dance Macabre.’ It’s the first challenge Batman faces in this maze of horror that Joker has created, and the next in line…
Tags: alfred pennyworth, batman arkham asylum, batman: death of the family, batman: rip, batman: the black mirror, batman: the court of owls, batman: the dark knight returns, black glove, clayface, dollmaker, grant morrison, greg capullo, jeremiah arkham, jock, joker, justice league, mr freeze, penguin, riddler, scarecrow, scott snyder, two-face
POSTED BY Donovan Grant ON April 21, 2011 2 Comments
The Future of Batman and the Road That Leads To It
It's been nearly five years since Grant Morrison took the reigns on the Batman books. Starting his run on the Batman title proper, then leading into the new titles Batman and Robin and more recently Batman Inc. With his run has brought about an almost irrevocable change in the Bat-Books, with the supposed death and return of Bruce Wayne, the coronation of Dick Grayson succeeding his mentor as the…
Tags: batman, batman and robin, batman incorporated, batman: a lonely place of dying, batman: knightfall, black glove, bruce wayne, damian wayne, dick grayson, dr hurt, gotham city, grant morrison, infinite crisis, robin, silver age
POSTED BY Eric Hayes ON October 21, 2010 Add Comments
Every good detective story starts with a dame. Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #5, the penultimate issue of this timelost mini-series, is no different. After being shot and run over by a car at the end of the previous issue, we first see a confused Bruce Wayne recovering in a Gotham hospital bed. That’s where he’s introduced to the beautiful but mysterious Ms. Marsha Lamarr. While she has paid for his treatment, it becomes clear that…
Tags: andy kubert, batgirl, batman, batman: the return of bruce wayne, black glove, bruce wayne, bruce wayne: the road home, carter nichols, club of heroes, dc comics, dr hurt, gotham city, grant morrison, hall of justice, john mayhew, lee garbett, marsha lamarr, martha wayne, pere perez, red robin, rip hunter, roderick kane, ryan sook, seven soldiers of victory, thomas wayne, zatanna
POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON September 30, 2009 Add Comments
So another week has past and we move into the very last week of September. We know that October will not only bring cold weather, but also a ton of new Batman books. But today isn’t October, so let’s see what September ends with.
Batman: The Black Glove
Last year when this story was released in the main Batman series, I started to question what Morrison’s intent really was. A lot of…
Tags: bat-mite, batman, batman and robin, batman: cacophony, batman: streets of gotham, black glove, blackest night, bruce wayne, club of heroes, gotham city sirens, grant morrison, green lantern, harley quinn, joe chill, joker, justice league of america, kevin smith, paul dini, silver age, superman/batman: public enemies, teen titans