5.2 Reasons it's the Right Time to Dig the Batman TV Series

Welcome back, Bat-fans to another installment of the weekly DCComics.com feature 5.2 Reasons. When we last saw this column, it focused on the heroes of another world. The riddle now becomes…what to write about this time?

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First Looks At BATGIRL #19, BATMAN #19, and BATMAN AND RED ROBIN #19

Last month, the DC Universe was shocked to learn about the tragic death of Damian Wayne (a.k.a. Robin) in BATMAN, INCORPORATED #8.

Following the horrific return of The Joker in “Death of the Family,” Damian’s surprising fatality came at a time that was already shrouded with darkness for the Bat-family. Broken and suffering from an unprecedented loss, what’s coming next for Gotham City’s mightiest protectors?

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Many fans have been taking the death of young Damian Wayne hard, and for good reason. Since his introduction, Damian struggled against his violent and dangerous tendencies to become a force for good in the war against crime in Gotham. Even more important, he had embraced his role within the Wayne family, building relationships not just with his father, but other extended members such as Alfred, Dick, Barbara and Tim.

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First appearing in the “Batman & Son” storyline from BATMAN #655-658, Damian is the scientifically engineered child of the Dark Knight and the daughter of one of his greatest enemies, Talia al Ghul. Fearful of his son’s dark future under Talia’s guidance, Batman took Damian under his wing upon discovering the boy’s existence and trained him as the new Robin.
 

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BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS/CRIMSON CORSAIR DELUXE EDITION HC

Written by LEN WEIN and JOHN HIGGINS

Art by JAE LEE, JOHN HIGGINS and STEVE RUDE

Cover by JAE LEE and JOHN HIGGINS

Retrosolicit • On sale JUNE 26 • 256 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

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BATMAN, INCORPORATED #11

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Batman’s world has been devastated by his war against Talia, but is he willing to give up on his own humanity?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #20

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BATMAN, INCORPORATED #10

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art and fold-out cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

Variant cover by JASON MASTERS

1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

• When only one can survive, which will it be: the man or the bat?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #19

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

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BATMAN, INCORPORATED #9

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale MARCH 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

• The fallout from last month’s shocking turn of events has Batman on the run!

• Is The Dark Knight a murderer?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #18

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