I was led to believe that this would be a story of Batman having been an Arkham Asylum patient all along, his entire life story nothing but delusions, none of his villains or his sidekicks ever existing, and so forth. It’s always a bad sign when a story starts out great then gradually gets less and less interesting. It is not the end of Scott Snyder working with the character Batman as his work on Justice League continues to utilize the character and he will have a role in the upcoming sequel to Metal: Death Metal, but this is the thematic and ideal cap to the writing he did for the character. They have weirdly personal motivations that are told dramatically throughout the action. With recent excitement and some dismay over the upcoming film The Batman, it seems everyone wants a piece of The Dark Knight’s lore. The best part of this book was the colouring and that’s never a good sign. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, the celebrated creative team behind New 52 Batman, reunite once more for another adventure with the same character in Last Knight on Earth. Anyway, 3 stars. Scott Snyder can create an entire epic adventure in just 3 issues while still tying into his own universe of Court of Owls and Metal. I mean, it's what any normal superhero wo. Maybe my preconceptions and first impressions tainted the story for me. Greg's drawings are amazing as usual he's always at the top of his game. When it comes to comics, while. Then everything went to hell. The story crossed through all the Batman titles, bringing their collective writers and artists into the same narrative for a full year. But it could have been fleshed out a bit more. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. I seem to remember all the hype about this book focusing on the Joker/Batman relationship. While I wouldn't say this is required reading, it is a fun Batman story and I would recommend it to people who have loved Snyder's Batman run and want to see it come to an end in one final story! Then someone puts on some new clothes or deus ex machinas their way to victory and it all ends in a whimper. Bruce then appoints Jean-Paul Valley, formerly known as Azrael, to take up the cape and cowl as the new Batman. I think I'm done with Scott Snyder's works on batman. With recent excitement and some dismay over the upcoming film The Batman, it seems everyone wants a piece of The Dark Knight’s lore. The Dark Knight Returns is one of the most famous Batman stories ever, in which a 55-year-old Bruce Wayne comes out of retirement to defend Gotham City from a new, hyperviolent gang called The Mutants. Magic is returning, I think they would want to take a crack at helping them. We're giving away a $250 gift card to Barnes and Noble! Sane. then taken by surprise at an unexpected twist only to wake up in Arkham Asylum: It’s always a bad sign when a story starts out great then gradually gets less and less interesting. Read the first harrowing chapter of epic comic Batman: The Last Knight on Earth for free this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. What made that so disappointing was the story had such a promising beginning: Batman perplexed by a chalk line drawing case (Not kidding. Last Knight is the "final" part of Snyder's batman run. Like everything else Scott Snyder has written for DC these last couple of years, this was garbage. What made that so disappointing was the story had such a promising beginning: Batman perplexed by a chalk line drawing case (Not kidding. But his recent Batman … They’ve instantly figured out the solution to a problem that existed solely in two speech bubbles of a book. Keep an eye on your inbox. Everyone is a self-proclaimed all knowing mastermind. Like if they had shown how it had gotten to this point instead of telling the reader this event happened and that's why it is what it is....blah, The New 52 Batman and the Metal/Last Knight books are operating on two completely different levels. King and Finch took over Batman with a new #1 and introduced a pair of new superheroes to Gotham, ushering in the current volume of Batman. Greg’s art is pretty solid throughout the book which bumps this up from 2 star to 3 star rating. Given how he himself has always teetered on the brink of sanity, and how the entire premise of everything to do about Batman is honestly kind of crazy if you stop to think about it for a few seconds, this was a. I said DC Comics likes their reboots, right? Not their last Batman story as I'm sure he'll be in their sequel to, Maybe my preconceptions and first impressions tainted the story for me. It also deals with a serial killer, organized crime, and the relationship between Batman and Alfred Pennyworth, his long-time butler and father figure. Scott Snyder is the Eisner and Harvey Award winning writer on DC Comics Batman, Swamp Thing, and his original series for Vertigo, American Vampire. And...he was never Batman. This is where every Batman reading order begins. Magic is returning, I think they would want to take a crack at helping them. No, you don’t need to start with Detective Comics #27 to understand the modern Batman. This page contains information about Batman: Last Knight on Earth (Volume 1) . by DC Black Label. Batman: Last Knight on Earth (Volume 1) was a limited series, published by DC Black Label. The story starts strong, takes a swerve in the first issue and continues to be mediocre until a decently satisfying conclusion. Bats is obsessed with someone drawing chalk lines on city streets.) Young. I did kind of like the 3rd book. But most of all quick. While it had a couple of nice moments, and the art was fine, overall this was a bit of a mess.