Batman #21 sees Batman begin investigating that bloodied smiley face button, musing over its connection with the timeline disturbances. A connection, which is then barely touched on.
It’s another DC week, with Batman #21: The Button and Green Arrow #21 at the top of our pull list!
This issue is something of a disappointment after the first special, with the characterization being paper thin and the story fairly standard stuff for a team series. Taken as a work of commentary however, the book becomes a brilliant piece of satire, albeit it possibly unintentionally. I can’t say I liked it much but neither did I dislike it.
Steve Orlando and company make getting the band together feel fresh and definitely earn the trust of readers who pick up Justice League of America Rebirth #1.
Batman #16 starts bring together elements from across Tom King’s Batman run, kicking off an impressive new arc – “I Am Bane”.
All-Star Batman #6 pits Batman against one of his oldest foes – Mr. Freeze – in an issue teaming Scott Snyder with his Wytches collaborator, Jock.
As we say goodbye to 2016, we share our picks for our favorite comic books, comic writers, artists, and variant covers.
One of Batman’s allies turns upon him in the stunning conclusion of The VIctim Syndicate – the latest Detective Comics storyline!