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Batman vol. 3:  I Am Bane

Batman vol. 3: I Am Bane

November 3, 2017

Retroactively speaking, there was one good thing about how writer Tom King delivered an utterly formulaic and predictable start to his “Batman” run with “I Am Gotham.”  It meant that he had a relatively low bar to clear with subsequent volumes, which he did with (mostly) relative ease on “I Am Suicide.”  With “I Am Bane,” however, we see the writer sliding back into the comfy chair of formula.  The good news is that there are enough interesting details in the story itself, along with the developments offered in the other stories included here, to keep it from backsliding completely to the quality of the first volume.

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Comic Picks #249:  Baltimore

Comic Picks #249: Baltimore

November 1, 2017

It may not be part of the Mignolaverse, but Mignola, Golden, Stenbeck and Bergting's period supernatural horror series is definitely worth a look (it's first half, at least).

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