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Tags: char: alfred pennyworth, char: batgirl/cassandra cain, char: batman/bruce wayne, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, char: robin/red robin/tim drake, creator: brian bolland, creator: roger robinson, creator: scott beatty, publisher: dc comics, title: gotham knights
Moments from Gotham|
In a few posts here at the comm there has been some discussion of classism in comic books, which of course means that some commenters have taken aim at Batman, or Bruce Wayne, once more. It isn't the first time I've discussion or such commentary on how Batman could do so much more for Gotham with his money instead of playing with gadgets, although I'm always amused how those comments always single Batman out. The reason, however, why I'm always a bit puzzled by that criticism is that it isn't as if it hasn't been dealt with in the Bat-books themselves, with it having been established several times that Bruce Wayne is the biggest philanthropist in Gotham, if not even in the whole world, and the Wayne Foundation is a significant benefactor in several charity project. It's not a secret, it's not a loose, it's canon. It's been dealt with several times, even if Morrison did drop that really weird dialogue in his storyline.
The discussion did however remind me of an awesome Batman story published in Gotham Knights 32, written by Devin Grayson with art from Roger Robinson. It takes place directly Bruce Wayne: Murderer/Fugitive, with Bruce Wayne having finally returned to Gotham after his innocence has been proven and with Batman having made peace with who he is. It was an interesting storyline and important one leading from NML, where Bruce Wayne failed to save Gotham, despite trying everything. It is a beatiful issue, with each page showing a moment in his life and the impact both Bruce Wayne and Batman have on Gotham, with both of them being as important. So I thought I would post some pages from the story, with it proving extremely difficult to choose which pages to include. I decided to go with scenes that show the long-term impact Bruce has on the city and the lives of different people there, although the story had beautiful moments concerning his relationship with almost all of the central Bat-Clan and awesome Bat-action.
Tags: char: batman/bruce wayne, char: question/renee montoya, creator: devin grayson, creator: roger robinson, publisher: dc comics, title: gotham knights
Yaseen101 requested some scenes of Bruce-not-being-unbearable to Steph. I can think of like 4 instances in total, because the majority of Steph/Bruce interactions are by Chuck Dixon, Jon Lewis and Bill Willingham, all members of the Batdick family. The first one is in Green Arrow #5, but I found Steph really, really annoying there, what with the snarking after every. Single. Line. The second one is here, by Devin Grayson and Roger Robinson in the excellent Batman: Gotham Knights series. This issue is #22.
The issue, a tie-in to "Joker's Last Laugh", begins with a man being eaten by cochroaches who form a body identical to his. Barbara points out how Bruce has recently alienated every member of his family , so he'll need to call in the reserves for help.
Tags: char: batman/bruce wayne, char: spoiler/robin/batgirl/steph brown, creator: devin grayson, creator: john floyd, creator: roger robinson
Brave and the Bold #25|
( You can't unfortunately help, who you team up with sometimes )
Tags: char: blue beetle/jaime reyes, char: hardware/curt metcalf, creator: adam beechen, creator: hilary barta, creator: roger robinson
Investigation Arc Into Jasons Death in Gotham Knights #42-#45.|
As requested by sistermagpie, this is the arc where Jason's death is being investigated in Gotham Knights.
( 15 scans under the cut )
Tags: char: alfred pennyworth, char: batgirl/cassandra cain, char: batman/bruce wayne, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, char: robin/red hood/jason todd, char: robin/red robin/tim drake, creator: roger robinson, creator: scott beatty, publisher: dc comics, title: gotham knights
Huntress out-stealths Batman yet again.|
Tags: char: bane, char: batman/bruce wayne, char: huntress/helena bertinelli, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, creator: roger robinson, creator: scott beatty, in-joke: context is for the weak, publisher: dc comics
by request, Huntress/Question (finale)|
I've had my six hours of sleep, so I'm back to wrap this bit up with a few scans from Gotham Knights #'s 38 and 39, the only time a writer other than Rucka referred to the pairing in the DCU.
Current Music: Frank Zappa ~ "Son of Mr. Green Genes"
Tags: char: huntress/helena bertinelli, char: question/vic sage, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, creator: roger robinson, creator: scott beatty, publisher: dc comics, series: it's not about the answers, title: gotham knights