My jaw dropped. I’m not guaranteeing that your jaw will drop when you read Batman #38, I’m just saying that mine did. I’ve read every issue of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman run, and this is easily one of the best. [Read more…] about BATMAN #38 Review: “The Gods Must Be Crazy (Quilt)”
I would guess that one of the hardest things to do as a comic book writer is to continually top yourself. Somehow, Scott Snyder keeps managing to do just that over his run on Batman. For a story that starts with Batman fighting a drug-crazed Justice League, Snyder is able to find a way to make part 3 of “Endgame” even more intense. [Read more…] about Batman #37 Review! – “Endgame: Part 3”
Batman’s not an easy character to own.
He’s so popular, and so many creators have taken charge of him over the years, that it’s pretty tough to point a finger at the Batman writer. Frank Miller, of course, but then also his Lordship Alan Moore, and maybe Jeph Loeb gets in there, and none of it really exists without Neal Adams, and well honestly it’s kind of just offensive to not include Bob Kane (and Bill Finger!)…
The point being, Scott Snyder didn’t have much of a chance.