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Can the new Batman maintain his grip on Gotham City's criminal element? With Bruce Wayne gone in the wake of Batman: R.I.P., Dick Grayson — formerly known as both Robin and Nightwing — becomes the new Batman. And it's not long before the city's criminals put him to the test! With the Penguin intent on becoming Gotham's new crime kingpin and Two-Face waging a war of his own, how can any hero, let alone one who's just stepped into his role, stop them? It won't be easy — especially since he also has to round up a posse of escaped Arkham Asylum inmates.

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3.5 stars 3.5/5 Stars Average score of 2 user reviews

Stepping Out Of The Shadow 0

The Story: Dick Grayson tries to maintain some form of order in Gotham after accepting the responsibility of wearing the cape and cowl.  My Thoughts:This is the first story arc of Dick Grayson as Batman and the title for it is a very fitting one. Bruce Wayne no doubt casted long shadows in his time as Batman. Dick Grayson attempts to step out of that shadow but learns very quickly that this job is a lot harder then he thought it would be.  One of the first things Dick does after becoming Batman ...

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Long Shadows 0

Mediocrity at its most mediocre should be this book's slogan. Why? Well, I'm here to tell you. The premise of this book is that this is Dick's first adventure as Batman and it’s supposed to show how he is different from Bruce. It does do that, but it tried a little too hard to do it, and made the points too obvious. Overall the plot was alright but nothing spectacular. Judd Winick's writing is not that great, and at times the characters seem really... well, out of character. Like on one page Dic...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
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