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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON July 30, 2011 Add Comments
Batman #705 ($1.99)
The second part of the Eye of the Beholder story from late 2010-early 2011.
Batman and Robin #24 ($1.99)
The second part of the Jason Todd The Streets Run Red storyline from June.
Batman: Gotham Knights #1-7 (#1-Free, #2-7-$1.99 each)
The first seven issues of the Gotham Knights book that ran from 2000-2006. Along with Devin Grayson penned stories, these seven issues include Batman: Black & White stories as well.
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON September 30, 2010 Add Comments
Well, Superman/Batman does not have 75 trombones, but it does have 75 issues and here is the big Anniversary issue extravaganza. Seems odd that DC does this for the 75th, but perhaps they are hedging their bets in case the title doesn’t make it to the century mark. I mean they didn’t pull out all these stops for the 50th issue, which was a straight story.
Alright, we begin with the main course, a Paul Levitz written and Jerry Ordway drawn tale called Resurrection. And despite the title, it…
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POSTED BY Steve Rogers ON August 18, 2010 Add Comments
Concluding the Levitz-Ordway story is this nice piece, entitled Ascension.
We begin with Luthor watching another “care package” being sent to the planet he has named Lexor and he talks with various advisors about the distracting of Batman in Gotham and the suicide of the Superman cult leader. It’s a nice scene depicting the megalomaniac Luthor we all know and love.
We then cut to Gotham where Batman breaks up a mugging of a nun and Bruce suspects something is up as this continues the trend of religious or community…
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