Batman

Batman

Battle for the Cowl

Book - 2009
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Collects five stories in which Nightwing, Robin, and Commissioner Gordon struggle to triumph over the evil that has taken root in Gotham City in the absence of Batman.
Months after Batman disappeared, Gotham City sits on a precipice. Perhaps not even Nightwing, Robin, or Commissioner Gordon could save it now. As the fires, rioting, looting and gang warfare swirl, one question is on everyone's mind: Where is Batman?
Publisher: New York : DC Comics, 2009
ISBN: 9781401224172
1401224172
9781401224165
1401224164
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Nicieza, Fabian
Daniel, Tony
Alternative Title: Battle for the cowl

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ChristchurchTeens Feb 07, 2017

This book starts with letting us know that Batman (Bruce Wayne) has died. Without Batman, Gotham City has gone completely insane. Nightwing, Robin and the rest of the Bat Family have been taking control, but every time they get to the crime scene there’s a note saying, “I am Batman.” They know that this person is not the real Batman.

People who enjoy DC Batman and a lot of takedowns (‘takedowns’ are ways of knocking people out quickly) - this is definitely the book for you! This book will seem interesting to those who enjoy epic fight scenes or like mysterious things happening in books. If you’re not interested in that stuff, then this will be boring.

Reviewed by Eustice.

https://my.christchurchcitylibraries.com/blogs/post/hillmorton-high-hunters-gatherers-book-reviews/

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rvbolo
Jul 12, 2011

Disappointing, lots of hype and didn't really go anywhere or have the character involvement implied.

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Keogh
Jun 30, 2011

Excellent trade paperback, with a good transition between the apparent death of Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson taking the mantle of the Batman.

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TheBigMan
Jan 30, 2011

I wouldn't say it's one of my favorites, but it was still a very good comic book. Fast paced story, good characters, and awesome action scenes. I would give this one a 7.5/10 pretty intense and a little bloody too.

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