Batman and Robin Eternal #1 review

Too many sidekicks. That’s one of the problems with the current Batman mythos. The contracted continuity post-Flashpoint means that in just over five years Batman has brought Dick Grayson, Jason Todd and Tim Drake into the hero business. Damian Wayne showed up and claimed the Robin legacy. Barbara Gordon joined the fray as Batgirl, Stephanie […]

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Batman Eternal #51 review

So, last week we had the big reveal as to just who’s been bedevilling Batman and friends for the last few issues … Cluemaster.  Apparently there was a lot of grumbling after Batman Eternal #50 that Stephanie Brown’s dad isn’t a big enough name to be the mastermind who’s brought Gotham City down around Batman’s […]

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Batman #38 review

Batman isn’t quite at his wits’ end dealing with the latest attack on Gotham by the Joker, but for once he doesn’t have a plan. In Endgame’s fourth chapter, the Clown Prince of Crime’s madness virus is claiming more and more victims, and if a cure isn’t found, death is the end.  It seems death […]

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Batman Eternal #4 review

Three weeks ago I wasn’t sure whether Batman Eternal was going to become a weekly purchase. Well, I’ve just finished the fourth issue and next week can’t come fast enough. Because this is a cracking read, with strong, colourful characters fleshing out a plot that twists and turns through the concrete canyons of Gotham with […]

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Batman Eternal #1 review

Batman and Commissioner Jim Gordon are tackling the latest schemes of Professor Pyg, the madman who turns humans into ‘dollotrons’. Pursuing a member of his gang, Gordon makes a decision that has catastrophic consequences.That’s the condensed action in the first issue of Batman Eternal, DC’s latest attempt to get readers to the comic shop weekly. […]

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Batman #10 review

Batman confronts the Court of Owls, but its members have confronted their own mortality – rather than face the judgment of Batman, they’ve taken their own lives. With a big dollop of ‘apparently’. Batman follows the clues, and his gut instincts, to Willowwood, an old Gotham hospital for kids with mental problems, where he finds […]

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