Jonathan Glapion

Batman 3 (January 2012)

Oh, Scott Snyder, you had me going–even through Bruce and his male love interest flirting while discussing the mystery–until you tried a hard cliffhanger with Batman dying. Batman is not going to die this issue of Batman, Scott Snyder, and your readers know it. Immediately preceding the cliffhanger is a series of nice pages–Batman finding […]

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Batman and Robin 6 (January 2010)

I do love this issue for Robin calling the flamboyantly gay South American toreador gay. Or whatever Morrison named his second original villain for the series. The rest? Not wild about it. Batman and Robin get their butts kicked, again. Morrison gets in some meta-textual references to Jason Todd’s resurrection (nothing about Bucky though) as […]

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Batman and Robin 5 (December 2009)

Ok, what? I’m a little groggy or whatever, but why can Jason Todd’s untrained sidekick beat up Damian? Wasn’t he trained by the League of Assassins? It just seems silly. This issue is the first one in the series where it doesn’t feel like Morrison’s got a hold of what he’s doing–Batman and Robin is […]

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Batman and Robin 4 (November 2009)

Philip Tan’s an interesting choice for Batman and Robin. He’s absent any personality, which actually doesn’t hurt the book during the Red Hood’s scenes. Morrison’s characterization of Jason Todd is as a complete nutjob lamer, which works pretty well. He also seems like he’s ready to get creepy with his underage sidekick. There are two […]

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