This week we have only four books to talk about and nothing else. The four books we are looking at today are Detective Comics #961, All*Batman #12, Batman Beyond #10, and Batgirl #13. Let’s get this thing done.
The Bat Family fight for their survival in Batman Detective Comics #961. Unlike the other part of this story, there was really nothing memorable about this chapter. By the time I finished reading all of my comics I had actually forgotten that I had read this issue. I don’t know what went wrong here. It had the potential to be a good issue however I barely remember a thing about it.
Batman and Alfred must survive Alfred’s former teacher’s attack in All*Batman #12. This my favourite issue of All*Batman so far. We learn more about Alfred’s past as a Black Ops operative. There is one scene where Alfred has to talk some sense into Batman and it is written wonderfully well. I hope the last two issues of this series is written as well as this.
Can Terry McGuinness control his anger while Bruce talks to Damion in Batman Beyond #10. This issue is more or less just one long fight scene. There is some good character interaction but very little character development. I think this is a filler issue because the story could have been told in five to ten pages instead of twenty.
Batgirl and Catwoman team up to save a pair of pets in Batgirl #13. This is not a serious story. It is meant for just a light-hearted bit of fun. There is nothing much to complain about for this story because it is very well written.