Batman 17 early review (spoiler free)

#1 Edited by Hugebatmanfan (8 posts) - - Show Bio

Today I clicked on a link supposedly containing the full leaked batman 17 (expecting some nonsense haha! xD ) turns out the guy who posted it wasnt lying, and since i was just so excited I read it straight away! Now, I wont be posting the link AT ALL because I suddenly realized how much effort would've gone into the comic, and if everyone read it for free and off an unofficial link, it would be pretty mean for the hard work the writers put in (hope this makes sense as english isnt my fist language! xD) Any way, here are some early thoughts of the comic (SPOILER FREE!!)

- Overall: It was a pretty good conclusion, there was more than one jaw dropping moment!- including one I think NONE of us saw coming between batman and joker!!! For some reason it felt a bit rushed and short, but thats only my opinion! There are some questions left unanswered at the end- leading into the next issues of course, but most of the things explored in pervious issues are covered. Under the trays you may ask!?!?! Well.. you'll see.. When you first see you'll be really surprised! But shock value was lost a bit near the end.. It was definately a comic that when you put down you would be thinking about for a while (not just a read and drop haha!) , there was a lot of really cool new theories based on the relationship between joker and batman and they are really put to the test! But let me just say this, despite some minor let downs, this was and is THE BEST JOKER STORY EVER TOLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

Seriously, this conclusion and series for me blew away any other joker story ever told!! Some extremely deep stuff is addressed in this conclusion that has been questioned since the first batman and joker encounter but never EVER has it been discussed in a comic like this did! Seriously, Great job Synder! It is obvious from the conclusion that this batman tale will go down in history as one of -batman and jokers biggest and greatest battles! -

to wrap up, the minor (teny tiny microscopic) let downs are EASILY shrugged off, and this conclusion acts as the fantastic end to a- masterpiece-. I would give this comic and series a 1,000,000/10.

#2 Posted by Phaedrusgr (1672 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait to get it now!

#3 Posted by Hugebatmanfan (8 posts) - - Show Bio

@Phaedrusgr: Trust me man! Its worth the wait!! :D Arghh!!! There are so many spoilers I want to share hahaha!!! xD But I wont so I dont ruin it!! :D

#4 Posted by End_Boss (738 posts) - - Show Bio

It was terrible. Lacked conviction, courage in storytelling, all of the things that it promised to have. Really, really disappointed.

#5 Posted by TheJester (178 posts) - - Show Bio

....Now I wanna find the link....xD

#6 Posted by JakeN7 (12738 posts) - - Show Bio

@End_Boss: Y u be trollin' man?

#7 Posted by Hugebatmanfan (8 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheJester: Hahaha! xD I know!! Sry im teasing!! But like i said, if I gave out the link i would feel kinda bad for letting down the writers and loosing them money haha!

#8 Posted by End_Boss (738 posts) - - Show Bio

@JakeN7: I wish I was. I had every hope that this arc would be earthshaking, but instead... Well, I'll let you read the issue and see for yourself.

#9 Posted by Hugebatmanfan (8 posts) - - Show Bio

@End_Boss: Yeah! There are def some mixed opinions ( i guess such high expectations were set! xD) but for me it really filled all of them *and a lil more* with that jaw dropping "visit" of Bruces to that "guy"!!! hehe! Now THAT was unexpected!!

#10 Posted by Death Certificate (5438 posts) - - Show Bio

I wouldn't call it the best joker story

#11 Posted by mbembet (219 posts) - - Show Bio

agreed with End_Boss snyder is f-ing overrated

#12 Posted by John Valentine (16311 posts) - - Show Bio

Buy this issue.

#13 Posted by BatWatch (2812 posts) - - Show Bio

Boy. I don't know whether to take this seriously or not. I don't guess it matters since it didn't really give anything away. Hmm.@mbembet said:

agreed with End_Boss snyder is f-ing overrated

I third that. I think he is very good, but he's not great. He has moments of greatness.

#14 Posted by The_Tree (7729 posts) - - Show Bio

Was not a fan of #17 at all.

#15 Edited by John Valentine (16311 posts) - - Show Bio

@BatWatch said:

Boy. I don't know whether to take this seriously or not. I don't guess it matters since it didn't really give anything away. Hmm.@mbembet said:

agreed with End_Boss snyder is f-ing overrated

I third that. I think he is very good, but he's not great. He has moments of greatness.

I think he's consistently pretty damn great, not just for Batman, but Swamp Thing too. I've heard good things about American Vampire also.

Aside from the Harper Row issue, I think his whole New 52 run has been pretty stellar. Hope he stays on the flagship for a few more years at the very least.

#16 Posted by havoc1201 (518 posts) - - Show Bio

@John Valentine: so true

#17 Posted by cameron83 (7510 posts) - - Show Bio

I found a scan.... (spoilers)

http://media.tumblr.com/175873beb764116af8d0d989f762758c/tumblr_inline_mi2qgnIPrd1qz4rgp.jpg

#18 Posted by cameron83 (7510 posts) - - Show Bio

But I CANNOT find this "leaked" comic

#19 Posted by mhanuroth (208 posts) - - Show Bio

PLEASE someone could pass me the link by PM. I can t sleep now

#20 Posted by YMCMB (160 posts) - - Show Bio

If someone could hook me up with the link that'd be cool. Ill still buy the issue regardless, just not gonna be able to read it for a while and I don't want to wait.

#21 Posted by Bat_nerd80 (2 posts) - - Show Bio

Would love to see the leak. Can someone pm me the link?

#22 Posted by SUNMAN (7256 posts) - - Show Bio

lol just buy it when it comes out.Patience guy

@cameron83 said:

I found a scan.... (spoilers)

http://media.tumblr.com/175873beb764116af8d0d989f762758c/tumblr_inline_mi2qgnIPrd1qz4rgp.jpg

OH WTF!!!!!!!!

I think Snyder has seen Face-Off too many times

#23 Edited by Tohoma (1526 posts) - - Show Bio

This issue took me on a definite emotional joy ride. When I found what was under the dish I literally said "What the Fuck" aloud and afterwards. It is definently a must buy.

@cameron83: There is much more to the issue than that scan.

#24 Posted by The_Lunact_And_Manic (3286 posts) - - Show Bio

I just read the comic..

HOLY F*** S****

I ALMOST HAD A HEART ATTACK.

#25 Posted by YMCMB (160 posts) - - Show Bio

People are already overrating it on this site....Spoiler Alert: Nothing Happens.

#26 Posted by batshrine (999 posts) - - Show Bio

To be honest you should all wait for the comic! I don't support illegal ways of reading comics...the comic industry is struggling enough

#27 Edited by rainbow_kidd (4 posts) - - Show Bio

Just read the leaked version online (didn't feel bad as I've already paid for the issue on pre order anyway)

But yeah, I found it disappointing.

It's still a good overall Joker story but I think hype and making promises that aren't really kept made it very anticlimactic.

Saying that, I still enjoyed it... but found it was equally silly as it was wonderful in places.

#28 Edited by Joelislegend (215 posts) - - Show Bio

Was pretty good not amazing. Ending was f*cking predictable.

#29 Posted by SupBatz (1779 posts) - - Show Bio

Curse my inablility to track anything down on the internet!

#30 Posted by Markus_Langbourn (387 posts) - - Show Bio
Easily one of the worst Joker stories ever. The one where he keeps saying Boner is superior to this crap. This was a terrible story written for the Saw-Generation, the fans of torture porn who just love the idea of a faceless Joker. 
 
Added to the fact that Snyder introduced NOTHING new, but ripped off other, better Batman stories, AGAIN, and it would go down in history as... well, it won't go down in history. This garbage will forgotten in a decade.
#31 Posted by The_Lunact_And_Manic (3286 posts) - - Show Bio

Haters gonna hate...

#32 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23334 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Lunact_And_Manic said:

Haters gonna hate...

Yeah, that's gotta be it.

#33 Posted by TheCheeseStabber (8151 posts) - - Show Bio

Someone PM what happened D':????

#34 Posted by BatWatch (2812 posts) - - Show Bio

@John Valentine said:

@BatWatch said:

Boy. I don't know whether to take this seriously or not. I don't guess it matters since it didn't really give anything away. Hmm.@mbembet said:

agreed with End_Boss snyder is f-ing overrated

I third that. I think he is very good, but he's not great. He has moments of greatness.

I think he's consistently pretty damn great, not just for Batman, but Swamp Thing too. I've heard good things about American Vampire also.

Aside from the Harper Row issue, I think his whole New 52 run has been pretty stellar. Hope he stays on the flagship for a few more years at the very least.

The Harper Row issue was actually one of my favorites. I hope Snyder stays on the flagship for a while longer too, but I just don't think he's quite as good as some seem to think. For instance, there is the whole super Joker thing going on with his current arch which I don't buy, but he certainly has a lot more wins than fails, thus I label him very good but not great.

#35 Posted by entropy_aegis (15456 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheCheeseStabber said:

Someone PM what happened D':????

NOTHING.

#36 Posted by TheCheeseStabber (8151 posts) - - Show Bio

@entropy_aegis said:

@TheCheeseStabber said:

Someone PM what happened D':????

NOTHING.

Sounds amazing

#37 Edited by SuperJedi17 (300 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn the internet(sometimes) these guys gotta stop leaking comics before they release,or at all.But i hope that a a fair amount of you will buy the issue,regardless of leak.I refuse to read the leak myself,so i'll just wait one day,guys it's just ONE DAY AWAY! we wait month after month,and you guys just couldn't wait one more day? What's up? Comic stores open around 10 AM,get up early,simple as that.Don't mean to be mean either.

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