9 BATMAN “ROAD HOME” ONE-SHOTS IN OCTOBER!*
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DC Comics is releasing 9 Batman “one-shot” comic books this October… Making this possibly the longest, most ridiculously complicated journey home for a fictional character since Captain Leo Davidson attempted to escape from Tim Burton’s The Planet of the Apes.
Here are the books (in order of release):
Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Batman & Robin, Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Red Robin, Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Outsiders, Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Batgirl, Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Commissioner Gordon, Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Catwoman, Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Ra’s Al Ghul and Bruce Wayne- The Road Home: Oracle
And here’s the kicker: It looks like you have to wait until Batman- The Return to see “Bats” finally hit good ol’ present day Terra Firma.
The first 8 books are “only” $2.99 each. The ninth “Money Shot” book, Batman- The Return will cost you as much as a Subway “Five-Dollar Footlong” Sandwich. That means DC expects you to cough up just shy of $30 USD to see Bruce Wayne come back home.
Wonder how many of these books will be filler? Wonder if the story could have been told in 40 pages or less?
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And if you find yourself buying these books– even though you really don’t think you will like all of them, remember these valuable words from Dean Vernon Wormer :
*Giving credit where credit is due, I want to thank Jose (CCW*TV Blog) Melendez for bringing this issue to the forefront and “swirling my creative juices”.