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Old Apr 6th, 2009, 06:25 AM        Weekly Comic Review: Batman: Battle For The Cowl #1
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Old Apr 6th, 2009, 11:41 AM       
Now, I may not follow DC as much as I follow Marvel, but after having picked up a couple of Superman comics immediately following after his "death" in a bargain bin, this sounds a lot like that. Hero is supposedly dead (or not) and several random and mysterious people show up to take the mantle, leaving everyone to figure out who it is.
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Old Apr 6th, 2009, 12:08 PM       
I'm following Oracle's title in this series. It's pretty dumb; despite being the world's greatest computer tech she doesn't know who Babbage is or what a MMORPG is. Also, a person's head exploded, Scanners-like.

Other than that, I'll give it a miss.
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Old Apr 6th, 2009, 07:57 PM       
I disagree about the art, I liked Tony Daniel's work in the previous issues better.
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Old Apr 6th, 2009, 11:33 PM       
Where is the cyborg Batman?
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Old Apr 7th, 2009, 12:07 PM       
Interesting that they made Batman's death workable.
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Old Apr 8th, 2009, 07:14 AM       
Ok let's face it, Gotham is just a pretty crappy place to live. Batman is easily one of the most powerful superheroes in the DC universe and he can barely keep the city from collapsing into a state of all out chaos. I mean Supes keeps Metropolis pretty much running like a gleaming utopia aside from a few nutjobs, but Batman just manages to hold off humanities return to feral cannibalism by a sliver.

As for who's the new Batman? I think everytime a comic has ever had the "Who is X?" question, that answer has always been dissapointing. Ir'll be more fun to guess than to have them reveal.
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Old Apr 8th, 2009, 10:12 PM       
I can't wait to see the Eradi-Bat-or, and Batboy the Clone of Batman....

Also someone who idolizes Batman... and then uses guns... I have a Pretty good idea who that would be...
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Old Apr 9th, 2009, 11:15 PM       
The Punisher? (kidding)
I'm a Marvelite, so I don't know the history, but this sounds intriguing. If only comics could be traded to pay utility bills...
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