Family Matters — The LEGO Batman Movie Review

Family Matters — The LEGO Batman Movie Review
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Batman’s foes have an existential crisis in his latest outing, The LEGO Batman Movie.

Kicking off with an amazing 10-minute song-and-punch introduction, the LEGO Batman Movie not only features a bevy of villains, known and obscure — Crazy Quilt and Killer Moth! — the movie also treads into interesting meta territory.

After Batman saves another day in Gotham City, he drops a bombshell on the Joker — the Dark Knight doesn’t think the Clown Prince of Crime is his greatest foe.

Teary-eyed, the devastated supervillain escapes and begins work on a new plan to get Batman’s attention.

Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne finds himself torn against a potential love interest and a new commissioner who sees Batman as a problem. Between bouts of love and anger at Commissioner Barbara Gordon’s new plans for the city, Bruce agrees to adopt the orphan Dick Grayson.

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[Comic Review] Gun Shy — Grayson #3

[Comic Review] Gun Shy — Grayson #3

Tom King, former CIA counter-terrorism officer turned novelist, takes over scripting duties from plotting partner Tim Seeley for Grayson #3.

The issues have been building upon several plot points, and Grayson #3 is a dense issue that’s one of the best I’ve read all year.

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[Comic Review] Gut Shot — Grayson #2

[Comic Review] Gut Shot — Grayson #2

Dick Grayson is acclimating himself quickly to his new role as an agent of Spyral.

Not that you should be worried about his affiliations — Grayson’s actually a double agent working to take down the organization from within by tapping into their resources and securing the objects he’s helping them capture.

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