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This is the story of a man and a woman fighting over the heart and soul of their child. Unfortunately for the world, the man is BATMAN, the woman is TALIA AL GHUL, and the child is DAMIAN.

General Notes: Gaucho, Looker, Halo, Freight Train, The Hood, and Batwing's appearances are on cover only.

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3.64 stars 3.64/5 Stars Average score of 7 user reviews

Talia: Year One 0

THE GOOD: Chris Burnham is on art duties and I really like the way everything looks in this issue. There is plenty of detail on the pages but not too much. The action is fluid. The most important thing is that the characters convey strong emotions in this issue. There are also some nice homages. The story is very complex to me. Grant Morrison is visiting the origin of Talia, and Damian and it's a very interesting issue. I really like the characterization of Talia in this issue. She is a bad guy,...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A Woman's Touch 0

This cover dances so close to greatness, but ultimately falls flat. I can't completely decide why. Is it too crowded? It certainly has A LOT going on, but I think removing the characters at the bottom would make it a bit too simple, not to mention I like the way they're laid out ESPECIALLY the empty floating Wingman helmet since we don't know who the new one is. Maybe it needed an actual background? Because the white background is definitely not doing this cover any favors. Oh well.Ugh, what hap...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The tragedy of Talia al Ghul, the Daughter of the Demon. 0

This issue gives small hints towards what Talia’s endgame may be, and expands on much of what’s happened before, but I think where Morrison truly succeeds in this issue is in delivering us an entire issue of backstory that’s still very entertaining. Morrison captures the super-spy side of Batman that’s been lost for a while, and it really does feel like we’re reading a modernized Silver-Age tale of Batman here which is a great way to differentiate this title from the other four titles that have ...

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