Last batman comic before new 52
Batman #40 (New 52 Batman, #40) by Scott SnyderI hope to change my mind upon re-reading this but — for as much as I loved (emphasis on LOVED) Scott Snyders run — I think its becoming tiresome in its grandeur. Its so full of shock-and-awe that Ive become desensitized to both.
I want so badly to read a well-written, plot-centric Batman story dealing with something that isnt a Gotham-scale catastrophe or earth-ending in scope. This is what made Batman: The Animated Series so special and a great deal of the late 70s and 80s Batman comics. Sure the stakes were big but they were big in a believable way. Why cant we have a three-issue arc about Mad Hatter kidnapping children for experiments? Why cant we have a two-parter dealing with a bank heist or money laundering? Why cant we have a solo shot about a rogue member of the League of Assassins going after Batman to prove himself worthy? Why does everything have to be so BIG in comics now? I digress...
I loved Black Mirror and Court of Owls. I even liked Death of the Family quite a bit. But Snyders run has been on a decline in my eyes, which is hard to wrap my brain around considering how much I enjoy his writing and Capullos art is simply breathtaking. This is just thought vomit at this point but I might be jumping off the bandwagon for the time being. Its not to say this isnt an excellent comic, because it is. Its just missing something for me. I totally get it if you love it, but I dont. At least not yet.
The New 52
Following the comic book crossover event Flashpoint , DC Comics rebooted its entire superhero universe in a publishing initiative known as the New 52, which also brought in elements of Wildstorm and Vertigo into the main DC Universe. After a critically praised tenure on Detective Comics , Scott Snyder teamed up with superstar artist Greg Capullo to launch Batman at the start of the New 52 with the epic storyline "The Court of Owls. Under Snyder and Capullo, the Caped Crusader's adventures ventured into the deepest, darkest corners of Gotham and flirted with outright horror rather than standard superhero fare. By the story arc, Zero Year , the creative team began to take additional risks by reinterpreting Batman's origins with post-apocalyptic intensity. When writer Charles Soule took over the book, he doubled down on the possibilities of having Swamp Thing protecting the world of plant life in the heart of the DCU. Under Soule, Swamp Thing faced a Scarecrow-controlled Superman and cross paths with his old frenemy John Constantine as he continued to defend the Green in the service of the Parliament of Trees while navigating his complicated relationship with longtime love interest Abby Arcane.
The New 52 was the revamp and relaunch by DC Comics of its entire line of ongoing monthly superhero comic books. Following the conclusion of the " Flashpoint " crossover storyline, DC cancelled all of its existing titles and debuted 52 new series in September with new first issues. The relaunch included changes to the publishing format; for example, print and digital comics began to be released on the same day. New titles were released to bring the number of ongoing monthly series to fifty-two. Various changes were also made to DC's fictional universe to entice new readers, including changes to DC's internal continuity to make characters more modern and accessible. The New 52 branding ended after the completion of the " Convergence " storyline in May , although the continuity of The New 52 continued. In June , 24 new titles were launched, alongside 25 returning titles, with several of those receiving new creative teams.
This summer's Rebirth event gives DC the opportunity to change its comic book universe, and it's expected that what emerges will not only showcase the characters and concepts at their "core," but will combine the best of the present universe, the pre-"New 52" universe as well as the film and TV universes. That means the end of the current universe to some degree, which launched less than five years in a line-wide renumbering and relaunching of all DC's titles in September — the "New As we remember the bright and dark spots of the "New 52" timeline and say goodbye to the current status quo, Newsarama is looking at the key characters from within the "New 52 ", with our next spotlight directed toward Batman. If you missed the "New 52," you would have missed the de-aging of Batman that happened when DC abandoned its high numbering on Detective Comics and Batman to relaunch both titles in In the early issues of those two titles, readers found out that the "New 52" Batman was fairly new in his role as Batman, only acting as the costumed hero for five or six years.
Batman has been featured in many ongoing series, limited series and graphic novels published . The last issue of the series has been solicited as changing back to this title. . With issues of Pre-Flashpoint and 52 issues of The New 52, it brings the total to This list includes all New 52 titles centered around Batman.
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Bruce Wayne was born to the wealthy doctor Thomas Wayne and his wife Martha , who were themselves members of the prestigious Wayne and Kane families of Gotham City , respectively. However, because of her intent to found a school for the underprivileged in Gotham, she was targeted by the manipulative Court of Owls , who arranged for her to get into a car accident. She and Bruce survived, but the accident forced Martha into premature labour, and the baby was lost. A letter he'd written to his son Alfred , warning him away from the beleaguered Wayne family, was never delivered. As such, Alfred - who had been an actor at the Globe Theatre at the time  and a military medic before that, travelled to Gotham City to take up his father's place, serving the Waynes as butler.
Batman has been featured in many ongoing series , limited series and graphic novels published by DC Comics. These titles have been handled or coordinated through a single editorial section at DC Comics. This section also generally handles titles that have spun off of the core Batman titles to feature related characters. This list presents these titles separated by general type of publication. Numerous miniseries have been reprinted under the same title as collections. This section lists only reprints from ongoing series.