Batman Incorporated has moved beyond the physical world and into the virtual one. After Bruce Wayne invites investors to experience virtual reality, dubbed “Internet 3.0,” virtual hijackers take control of the system and threaten to take them out one-by-one in a high stakes game. Can Batman and Oracle protect the investors and quarantine the virus before it’s too late?
With Etrigan the Demon fooled into thinking that Lady Blaze is his ally, he’ll stop at nothing to bring The Dark Knight down. Can Batman convince Etrigan that he has loyalties confused? And what about Dawn Golden? When she revealed her dark past, Batman knew it would be no easy feat to keep her protected. But when her father returns from the dead to use his daughter as the key in his plans for truly raising from the grave, Batman will need to recruit Etrigan to save Dawn before it’s too late.
Last we saw The Architect, he had planted a bomb that if set off, would drown half of Gotham City. As Damian Wayne and Cassandra Cain swim deep underneath the Kane Bridge to try to locate the bomb and diffuse it, Batman comes face to face with The Architect and delivers him a startling revelation about his past. But will The Architect believe him and put a stop to his plan and save the city? Or is he too blinded by his need for vengeance to hear the truth about the Gates of Gotham?
SUPERMAN/BATMAN comes to a close as the Joker attempts to kill his second reporter: Clark Kent. Cautious not to reveal his true identity, Clark must defend himself without making his superhuman strength obvious. His only hope in doing this successfully? The Dark Knight. SUPERMAN/BATMAN #87, by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Tomas Giorello, hits stores tomorrow. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
In the final issue of the current run of BATMAN, The Dark Knight’s past is illuminated. Featuring appearances by a wide array of classic characters including Robin, Catwoman, Batgirl, Nightwing, The Riddler, Jim Gordon and Superman, BATMAN #713 traces the evolution of The Dark Knight and Bat-family.
If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the final issue of Scott Snyder’s run on DETECTIVE COMICS with artists Jock and Francesco Francavilla, well, you’re not the only one. Issue 881 is one of the best reviewed issues in recent memory. Witness:
Everyone’s been talking about Batman recently. Tomorrow marks the release of the final issue of DETECTIVE COMICS prior to the launch of DC Comics-The New 52. The current run by Scott Snyder, Jock, and Francesco Francavilla has been one of the most critically acclaimed runs the title has ever had.