Dark Nights: Batman: Lost #1 review

I’m going to cut to the chase here: Do you like Scott Snyder? Are you enjoying the Dark Multiverse and prior Metal tie-ins? Then you will this as well! So go out and buy it (in fact you probably already ). The other truth is that I am not enjoying the Dark Multiverse and the Metal tie-ins, so if you decide to continue reading this review, you do so at peril and on the understanding that this book was going to fight an uphill battle to win me over no matter what. Interestingly enough, it came out of the gate like gangbusters. The opening splash of elderly Bruce in his study is wonderfully warm, cozy, and the introduction of his granddaughter Janet has a kind of delightful and easy tone about it. I love that here Bruce has retired to a writer of old tales, as the veterans of old wars at the turn of the century when the nickel weekly and the dime novel were of the newstands. These eventually gave way to comics, and Snyder slips in that ever-necessary homage to the inspiration that birthed […]

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