Regarding BATMAN #55

While Batman and Nightwing melee with mummies mustered by new nemesis Phantom Pharaoh, KGBeast arrives in Gotham City with a checklist that culminates in, well, you’ll just have to read and see it for yourself.

It’s the kind of thing that’s big, but also isn’t, as we all know there’s no way it sticks, and not even for a little bit. But it’s one hell of a hook into the next issue, and I’m eager to see how it fits into the bigger puzzle of Bane’s sinister scheme to break Batman yet again — a plan that began by nefariously nixing Bruce Wayne’s nuptials with Selina Kyle and continued with the fiendish framing of Mr. Freeze for three murders in “Cold Days.”

You can read my review at Batman On Film!