Batman has been in his own production hell for months, ever since writer Chip Zdarsky helmed the character’s flagship series. I was. This is an unstoppable robot designed by Batman’s own emergency backup his personality to activate and kill him if he breaks his rules against killing.
Failsafe has so far chewed up Justice League members like Batman (several times), Batman’s entire family, and even Superman himself. In the last issue, Batman lured the Machines to an old Justice League satellite near the Moon, and this month’s issue started with Batman stuck and drifting through space between the Moon and Earth. So he did what any of us would have done in that situation.
He found a way to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere and reach the surface alive.
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How did Batman get back to the North Pole? He grabbed oxygen tanks and uncontained booster rockets from a wrecked ship, grabbed them for propulsion, and relied on the Batsuit for insulation and shielding ( I wrapped the trunk around my face when my oxygen mask melted on re-entry). a many of orbital mechanics mathematics in situ.
He even manages to land within walking distance of the Fortress of Solitude.Nobody tells Tom Cruise about this.
I love superhero stories set at Christmas, the kind where every mundane object in New York City turns into a Toontown-esque nightmare. dark web, especially fun. The core premise of the series — Jean Gray and Peter Parker’s embittered clones teaming up to make things worse — is ambiguous, but the series itself feels like it knows how ridiculous it is. increase.
The bit that sticks with me for a while is this truly real New York issue – an example of superhero collateral damage. A huge eyesore in a major landmark that takes too long to clean up. It’s perfect.
do a powerbombalready one of my best comics of 2023 (because the deal doesn’t hit until March), is taking a sweet vacation this week, with electrifying action and tear-jerking drama all the way to the end.
from the team that brought you rorschach come danger streetnominally an ensemble thriller miniseries that’s all About Schmoe from DC Comics’ most obscure and disjointed series — characters like Lady Cop, Atlas (not the Greek one), and Starman (not the one you’ve heard of).
It’s a strange illusion, given that I’m very familiar with some of these characters: Metamorpho, Warlord, Doctor Fate, etc., but the overall experience is that I find the following to be the most powerful remind you to top 10 Also watchmen Or even the old Wildstorm books. Somehow, writer Tom King and artist Jorge Fornes made the DC Universe feel like an ad-hoc original superhero setting inspired, teased, and celebrated for its weirdness. rice field.
Don’t think you didn’t notice Ryan North and Francesco Mobili’s Squirrel Girl non-spoken Avengers cameo secret invasionBecause I did. I see it, I’m here for it, and I love it.