Posted by G-Man (39611 posts) - - Show Bio

Things continue to change in RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS. We recently saw Jason want to get rid of the bad memories in his mind. Unfortunately that basically resulted in him losing pretty much most of his memories. We just saw members of the League of Assassins take him to their secret assassin city and Starfire is determined to try to get him back. That means going up against Essence. It's not going to be pretty.

Check out this exclusive preview for the next issue to get a taste of what's about to go down.


As the fate of Jason Todd remains unclear, Starfire faces off against Essence to try and tip the scales—but in which direction?

Written by: James Tynion IV

Art by: Julius Gopez

Cover by: Guillem March

Color/B&W: Color

Page Count: 32

U.S. Price: 2.99

On Sale Date: Jul 24 2013

#1 Posted by flazam (2611 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool, This looks like a Great series

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#2 Posted by ARMIV2 (9250 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks great. The art is fantastic.

#3 Edited by TheManInTheShoe (3996 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe I should pick this up. Did not like how Starfire turned out but maybe I can live with it

#4 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (41130 posts) - - Show Bio

I got to admit if the League of Assassins asked me to join I'd probably say yes

#5 Posted by knightofthechronicle (991 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmmm, what would Tesla do?

Red Hood's always been a great series, so I'm expecting nothing else from this issue.

#6 Posted by ImagineMan16 (467 posts) - - Show Bio

This series has been up and down for me ever since Tynion stepped on. Sometimes he nails it, but other times he really falls short of capturing what this series, and its character, are all about

#7 Posted by darkwolverine (41 posts) - - Show Bio

Love the art

#8 Posted by entropy_aegis (16063 posts) - - Show Bio

Bronze Tiger looks completely stupid.

#9 Posted by Black_Claw (3280 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe I should pick this up. Did not like how Starfire turned out but maybe I can live with it

Starfire has gotten better. Red Hood is a really good comic, it's just that it made a bad first impression on people with it's first issue, therefore turning a lot of people off.

#10 Posted by blkson (788 posts) - - Show Bio

This idea of Jason being in the secret assassin city is pretty awesome. Tynion's ideas are great.

I will comment on how utterly stupid new52 Bronze Tiger looks every time I get a chance too.

Man they really mad him so freakin' stupid.

#11 Edited by TDK_1997 (15973 posts) - - Show Bio

Since Tynion jumped in the book has became way better than before.I hated what Lobdell was doing and now things are looking pretty bright.The only thing I dislike is the artwork.

#12 Edited by Ganthetsward20 (724 posts) - - Show Bio

Some love for Tesla in a comic book!!

#13 Posted by dinclaus (16 posts) - - Show Bio

@tdk_1997: Missing Rocafort's take in this though~

#14 Edited by TDK_1997 (15973 posts) - - Show Bio
#15 Posted by Nahuel (392 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah, that's one of the reasons I stopped buying this book, too

#16 Edited by Nahuel (392 posts) - - Show Bio

yeah, that's one of the reasons I stopped buying this book, too

#17 Posted by daredevil21134 (14265 posts) - - Show Bio


#18 Posted by lifeofvibe (3774 posts) - - Show Bio

come back kenneth!!!!!!

#19 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6958 posts) - - Show Bio

Sure is looking awesome! Tynion really is hitting it home with this book.

#20 Posted by The Stegman (29600 posts) - - Show Bio

Not gonna lie, I'm getting tired of Essence.

#21 Posted by Baberaham_Lincoln (949 posts) - - Show Bio

Tynion's awesome! he made Talon cool, and now Red Hood and the Outlaws is actually readable =D... Just wished the art would've been closer to Rocafort's (he's too unique) though, not liking how Jason's red hood mask has a mouth

#22 Posted by theOVOXO (98 posts) - - Show Bio

Art looks great. The other chicks powers sure remind me of Raven though.

#23 Edited by mightyrearranger (1768 posts) - - Show Bio

Ok, joke's over. Can I have Bronze Tiger the martial artist back now?

#24 Posted by clayscarface (123 posts) - - Show Bio

The more I see of all this, the more I miss Rocafort... Hoping I can get past it because I love these characters.

#26 Posted by Protoflash (159 posts) - - Show Bio

I know this seems like an overreaction, but I just ran around the room in excitement JUST because starfire's eyebrows are normal. I cant tell you how annoying thats been these past few issues.

#27 Edited by jesusdisciple001 (547 posts) - - Show Bio

the art is not that good but batgirl,nightwing and this book has the most artist rotations and apart from ed benes in batgirl and booth in nw and rocafort b4 he left the art is whack i'm finding it ironic dat it is DC's popular money bag's family that is most poorly treated

#28 Posted by doctor_bong_crosby (124 posts) - - Show Bio

Is Bronze Tiger like an actual humanoid tiger now...?

´Cause that´s what he looks like... a refugee from "Kamandi"... .

#29 Edited by NightFang (10940 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't get way people like the old Bronze Tiger, he was boring.

#30 Edited by mightyrearranger (1768 posts) - - Show Bio

@nightfang said:

I don't get way people like the old Bronze Tiger, he was boring.

The old Ben Turner was a man who overcame the League of Assassins' brainwashing and committed himself to turning his life around and using his training for good, taking a vow to never kill again. His tiger mask was the trigger that the League used to ignite his violent side, and it took him a long time to get past that so that, in a way, his own alter-ego was his worst enemy. He defeated characters far out of his league like Enchantress, The General's rebellions Squad defectors, and robotic beings, using nothing more than his bare hands.

He delivered some of the most poignant and thought-provoking dialog of the 1980s Squad series, saving oppressed civilizations from terrorists, drug dealers, and megalomaniacs, all while getting to tap dat sweet Vixen every night. That's a mark in the "respect" column if I've ever seen it.

Also, when Bane can break someone's back who clearly outclasses him in size w/o the use of Venom or any enhancing drugs, give me a call.

And now? Now he's a money-focused villain. Not even a badass honor-code following villain like Bane, just a common thief/assassin/thug for Ra's who wants to kill the Outlaws and get dat cash money. It's a total bastardization of the original character's complex morals, history, and way of life. Oh, and somewhere along the line he got turned into a sword-wielding Thundercat. Maybe he thought it would help his chances at getting a date with Vixen? Cause I'm sure she's shot his new, money-loving, self-centered ass down by now.

TL; DR: Dude used to be a complex, down-to-earth, and courageous role-model in the crazy DC universe. Now he's a d-bag Hello Kitty on steroids.

#31 Posted by nj06 (312 posts) - - Show Bio

This series has definitely improved. This issue looks exciting and the artwork is definitely a plus. Starfire vs. Essence should be interesting and I wonder what the outcome of their battle will be.

#32 Edited by ipesdu27 (9 posts) - - Show Bio

uptil I looked at the paycheck ov $8691, I accept that my cousin was like they say truley bringing home money parttime at their laptop.. there uncle started doing this for under nine months and by now cleared the debts on their home and got a gorgeous Cadillac. go to,