Batman, Volume 8: Superheavy

Batman, Volume 8: Superheavy

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COMMISSIONER GORDON IS THE NEW BATMAN!

Following the disappearance and presumed death of Batman, former police commissioner Jim Gordon has been called to carry on the Dark Knight’s legacy and become the Dark Knight’s successor.

But while the name and what it stands for remain the same, this new Batman is far from just a copy of the original. Patrolling the city in a gargantuan high-tech Bat-suit, Gordon is no shadowy vigilante. He has the full cooperation of the G.C.P.D. and the Mayor, plus a multi-million dollar budget from Powers International.

But will an expensive suit be enough to stop the mysterious, weed-like Mr. Bloom before his deadly plans for the city take root?

The #1 New York Times all-star creative team of Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki introduce an all-new Dark Knight in BATMAN VOL. 8: SUPERHEAVY, with guest appearances from Brian Azzarello (WONDER WOMAN) and Jock (BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR).

Collects: Batman #41-45 and DC Sneak Peek: Batman #1.

Title:Batman, Volume 8: Superheavy
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781401259693
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    Batman, Volume 8: Superheavy Reviews

  • Jayson

    (B) 72% | More than SatisfactoryNotes: Hardly deep, merely skimming when it's swimming, interest-dimming, cosplay-Batman's boring without trimmings....

  • Anne

    Spoilers: Maybe...What. The. Fuck?When I said I liked Adult Themes in my comic books, I did't mean I wanted the writers to take a page out of AARP.Did they just give Bat-Gordon an RV to try and make h...

  • Sam Quixote

    Bruce Wayne/Batman was “killed” in Joker’s Endgame - but Gotham City can’t do without a Batman ‘cos it’s full of widdle babies! Enter Powers Corp who’ve bought up Wayne Enterprises and p...

  • Sean Gibson

    Commissioner Gordon slims down, bulks up, and gets a terrible haircut in order to take on the mantle of Batman and fight a giant plant. More fun than getting punched in the teeth by a kangaroo? Undoub...

  • Dave Schaafsma

    “And I’d like to go on record as saying this is the dumbest idea in the history of Gotham City”—Commissioner GordonWell, if you have been reading Batman for any length of time, you know there...

  • Calista

    I haven't seen them do a story like this and I think I rather enjoyed this. Spoilers ahead:So, after the last issue of Endgame where the Joker and Batman seem to be buried under the city, Batman is pr...

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    I enjoyed most of the Scott Snyder series, but this one left me wanting a bit. Perhaps I felt that the Superheavy bit reminded me too much of Azrael in the Knightfall cycle. I'll go back and read this...

  • Roxanne

    In theory this should have worked because it sounds like a good idea, batman has amnesia so obviously james gordon becomes batman. The problem is, it's a shit idea and it fails miserably! When will th...

  • Chad

    Wow! Talk about huge changes. I enjoyed it even though Gordon getting into Batman-caliber shape is a HUGE stretch. Mr. Bloom is a cool villain. The one thing I didn't like is the placement of the Mr. ...

  • Donovan

    "In the beginning, there was nothing. And then... There was Batman. And this was good."This is great! It's definitely different, the beginning of a new story arc, with a change in tone and character, ...