This will be another bit-by-bit review with a agile topline : this is a big Batman run. It ‘s esoteric, sure, but that does n’t detract from the means that this series ‘ ambition and boldness. It distillery feels like King is fair getting started and I ‘m thrill I still have over two-third of the run left to go.
I AM BANE
This discharge focuses on side effect from the events of previous, where Bane comes to Gotham with the express aim of reclaiming Psycho Pirate after Batman napped him aside. I was n’t quite o
This will be another bit-by-bit follow-up with a immediate topline : this is a great Batman run. It ‘s esoteric, certain, but that does n’t detract from the means that this series ‘ ambition and boldness. It calm feels like King is barely getting started and I ‘m shudder I distillery have over two-third of the run left to go.
I AM BANE
This discharge focuses on side effect from the events of former, where Bane comes to Gotham with the express purpose of reclaiming Psycho Pirate after Batman napped him away. I was n’t quite on dining table with this all the way, but the juxtaposition of Bane and Bruce Wayne was in truth cagey, and watching Bane good absolutely wreck his means through Gotham was some of the best bane I ‘ve ever seen ( worth noting I have not read Knightfall ).
A four-issue crossing over amusing with The Flash, the entirely universe of which is to set up and tease the then-upcoming Doomsday Clock series, which would bring Alan Moore ‘s Watchmen into the DC multiverse ( somehow ). honestly, this was largely fine. The two non-Tom King issues were reasonably standard all things considered and a bang-up model of why comics rarely do anything interest. The second gear King issue was good, with the integral publish spent in the Flashpoint Universe Batcave while Bruce confronts an alternate version of his father ( who became Batman after the deaths of Bruce and Martha ).
easily the best issue of this discharge ( and the entire book ) is the first gear issue which is about ( more or less ) the five minutes between Batman calling The Flash and The Flash arrives in the Batcave. Next level comics. absolutely fantastic. I loved every single gore of this comedian and my idol Tom King is merely operating on an insane level, is n’t he ?
3 Stars ( it would be 2 but that one return was a 5 star’er ).
THE WAR OF JOKES AND RIDDLES
It ‘s one thing to have a good title. It ‘s another thing to completely deliver on the predict of that title. I ‘ve been chomping at the snatch to read this specific bow since I heard of its being, and while it ‘s not what I was expecting it delivered like crazy. It ‘s intemperate to do a “ year one ” Batman report, and the last time I read one it was the absolute disaster that was Scott Snyder ‘s Zero Year ( which besides had The Riddler, queerly enough ). here, though, King makes it work, to say nothing of tying in the story to a larger point about Batman pushed up against the wall.
Honestly, this had everything : great unmarried issues, great Riddler, a fantastic, avant-garde and bizarre contain on The Joker that ‘s so unlike everything I ‘ve seen in over a ten. Mayhap it was a fiddling strange in the state, but I find myself now, respective days later, still playing it over in my headway and chewing it and debating it. Just thus good.
besides hell yea, Kite Man.