The Sum of Her Parts is written by Paul Cornell, and illustrated by Scott McDaniel, and Christopher Jones. Uh-huh. The site navigation utilizes tab and enter key commands. I know they say „don’t judge a book by it’s cover”, but that’s exactly what I did with this book. Dark Knight vs White Knight collects three disparate story arcs that form the final run of the Batman & Robin series before the New 52 reboot. That story had some inherent nature v. nurture themes along with themes about the power of choice in one's own life--a particularly poignant idea with Damian. Gotcha. Preparing. All over the place with multiple writer/artist teams, but never out and out bad. DC launched Batman and Robin in 2009 as part of Grant Morrison's ongoing run on the Batman franchise. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Thanks. Batman & Robin - DARK KNIGHT VS WHITE KNIGHT - Graphic Novel Hardcover HC - DC. Tomasi’s “Tree of Blood” seems to similarly create a new weird villain, but without nearly as much luck. Review: Batman and Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight. I still really like that story with Jason Todd but I wish they'd kept the artist that did the first part of that arc. What we've got here are three 3-issue story arcs, each written and illustrated by different creative teams. He's been Hugo Award-nominated for all three media, and has won the BSFA Award for his short fiction, and the Eagle Award for his comics. On the contrary. I also liked that the arc began with the Bat boys and Bruce sitting down to watch a movie. Unfortunately, the art took a turn for the worst in the last 2 issues and it pained me to look at it. I like when I can more or less follow why villains do bad stuff, with believable motivations and some detective investigation. Thanks. The story with the Red Hood redeemed this book. Gotcha. Unlike the 2 nd volume which began in … yeah? January 31st 2012 Batman and Robin Dark Knight vs. White Knight TPB (2012 DC) #1-REP. Only a few others Luthor, etc even come close to matching him. Qty: Get in-stock alert. I like when I can more or less follow why villains do bad stuff, with believable motivations and some detective investigation. Batman and Robin, Vol. Batman & Robin: Dark Knight vs. White Knight collects issues #17-25 of the previous volume of Batman & Robin. 4: Dark Knight vs. White Knight” as Want to Read: Error rating book. At this point in the timeline, Bruce Wayne has returned from the dead but is off traveling the world setting up his Batman Inc initiative (putting a new Batman … Even if the stories were written and drawn by various artists, it's the volume I enjoyed the most in the B&R 2009 series. This is the worst Batman novel that I have ever read. Even if the stories were written and drawn by various artists, it's the volume I enjoyed the most in the B&R 2009 series. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Those were originally published in the comic book series Batman and Robin from January to September, 2011. So anyways this una character tries to stop a robbery, get shot in the head and reawakens thanks to the toxic sludge in Gotham River. But as a woman, of COURSE, she's not wicked, corrupt or downright "mean" like a male CEO would be. Paperback (2/19/2013). 3 different stories, each having 3 parts. Start by marking “Batman & Robin, Vol. http://www.dccomics.com/graphic-novels/batman-and-robin-dark-knight-vs-white-knight, See 2 questions about Batman & Robin, Vol. Batman & Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight. Refresh and try again. [5/10]. This volume gave me that with maybe forgettable villains, but stories easy to follow without having a headache. So this is actually 3 different stories in one. AKA Batman - Schumacher vs Nolan 2: Bane Edition The previous video didn't have nearly enough Bane. 4: Dark Knight vs. White Knight from the world’s largest community of readers. Gotcha.Thanks. Volume » Published by DC Comics. I don't know where she came from all of a sudden and what was going on in the first place. In New 52 and Rebirth (and in the stealing-the-wheels-of-the-Batmobile story), Jason clearly has black hair. 3 different stories collected here, and only one is really good; the one involving Jason Todd/Red Hood. This item will ship to United States, but the seller has not specified shipping options. Not a big fan of this book and you could just see by the writing that Grant Morrison left the project. Paul Cornell is a British writer best known for his work in television drama as well as Doctor Who fiction and as the creator of one of the Doctor's spin-off companions. Oops. Delivery not available. This paperback collects three story lines: The Sum of Her Parts, Dark Knight vs. White Knight, Tree of Blood, and The Streets Run Red. 4…, All Graphic Novels with 2,000 to 2,999 ratings. Anyways, this fool of a writer- Cornell, apparently was so busy being PC that he forgot to worry about his piss poor plot. All said, there’s no reason to add this volume to a collection of the Morrison Batman & Robin. The first half of this had some really lame new villains. Available Stock; Add to want list; This item is not in stock. "..answer- no one at all. About Batman & Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder face multiple threats and villains new and old, including the mysterious White Knight, the villain Absence and the renegade Robin of the past, Jason Todd–in stories written by creators Paul Cornell (ACTION COMICS, “Doctor Who”), Pete Tomasi (GREEN LANTERN CORPS, … 51. I don't see what's the big deal with The Dark Knight. It's easy to get swept up in just delivering action and Batman awesomeness... but if you don't have a strong root system with characters and their relationships, then you don't have the stakes high enough to care whether characters live or die, whether they triumph or fail. In “The Sum of Her Parts”, Cornell does a great job of capturing the weirdness of Morrison’s Batman & Robin, with Absence feeling like she fits in the same world as Pyg — but the story doesn’t have the depth that Morrison’s did, possibly because Cornell was working with a much smaller canvas [6.5/10]. My favorite story in this was definitely the one with the "White Knight," who had decided to, basically, force relatives of criminals to commit suicide so they could "ascend to heaven" before they defiled the world the way their said relatives had. The Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder face foes new and old, including the mysterious White Knight, the villainous Absence and the renegade Robin of the past, Jason Todd, in tales from BATMAN AND ROBIN … The first 2 stories feature brand-new [as far as I can tell] villains, the White Knight being a particularly good idea. His new urban fantasy novel is London Falling, out from Tor on December 6th. Anyway, Winick's got a really good handle on this character and his evolution is interesting. The Dark Knight Rises vs. Batman & Robin mrtigger001. Find books like Batman & Robin, Vol. By now, for this series anyway, we've all become accustomed to having a new artist for each new story arc. The only thing I might have a p. The first "Batman & Robin" collection that's not written by Grant Morrison, and let me tell you... it shows (in a good way!). Gotcha. So this early part in Damian's development as a character can be a little annoying... but also interesting, because I know where he's going. To scroll page, use up and down arrows. Cornell, Paul. 4: Dark Knight vs. White Knight. Batman & Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight - Ebook written by Pete Tomasi, Judd Winick, Paul Cornell. "After the death of Bruce Wayne, Dick Greyson, the first Robin, donned the iconic cape and cowl, with Wayne's son Damian under his wing as the new Robin. He is the creator of the Cartoon Network series The Life and Times of Juniper Lee. Dick Grayson Batman and Damian Wayne Robin is a duo that amuses me--so different and yet so similar to the basic Batman/Robin dynamic we know and love. And with the ringing in of 2021, we will come to the end of this year's Goodreads Reading Challenge. Each of them had something I liked, but for several reasons didn’t get passed the „ok-mark”. By now, for this series anyway, we've all become accustomed to having a new artist for each new story arc. They all vary in quality but let's just say the first story doesn't do the rest of this book justice. Welcome back. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Batman & Robin : Dark Knight vs. White Knight by Judd Winick, Paul Cornell and Peter J. Tomasi (2012, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Then we are treated to lines such as "Una, you run your company like a man, you're distant like a man, you're emotionally dumb like a man". I received this from a goodreads first reads giveaway. A garbage tale filled with feminist tropes that are beyond annoying. Then I sat through the supreme irony of a girl with a massive hole in her freaking head, with a thin layer of brain matter (yes her brains are literally GONE) go to her own funeral and be angry that no one cared she was dead and we are treated to the line of "...I'd been a perfectly honest and kind business woman." Arrives. 3: Batman and Robin Must Die! At least this series ends on a high note. Batman and Robin: Dark Knight vs. White Knight » 1 issues. This is a collection of three three-issue stories featuring the Dick Grayson Batman/Damien Wayne Robin duo. The Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder face multiple threats and villains new and old, including the mysterious White Knight, the villain Absence and the renegade Robin of the past, Jason Todd--in stories written by creators Paul Cornell (. The slideshow and carousels can be controlled using tab, left, and right arrow keys. if you're going to create an ethnic character-how about doing some small research on ethnic names) declares (after whining that Bruce dated her 6 times and she's still kept at 'arm's length') that she is wealthier than he is and he shouldn't consider her a gold-digger..I had to ask "who are you? I had to do some research into Batman Inc. Started in 2012. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Batman & Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight. Batman & Robin: Dark Knight Vs. White Knight. Again, just curious, and if anyone can point me in the right direction with that, I'd appreciate it. Ok enough about this moron and his idiot story. Those were originally published in the comic book series Batman and Robin from January to September, 2011. Batman and Robin #20 - Dark Knight vs. White Knight, Part 1 of 3: Tree of Blood by jonesdeini on February 17, 2011. Don't get me wrong, Grant Morrison did a good work with the Bat-family, adding new important events and building new relationships, but the fact that most of his villains were crazy (like Joker crazy) was too tiresome for me. if you're going to create an ethnic character-how about doing some small research on ethnic names) dec. Damian is definitely brattier in this series than in the New 52 and Rebirth (where he's started to grow up some and move beyond--little by little--the entitlement with which he was raised). The first story about the woman with a damn whole in the head? Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Don't get me wrong, Grant Morrison did a good work with the Bat-family, adding new important events and building new relationships, but the fact that most of his villains were crazy (like Joker crazy) was too tiresome for me. This paperback collects three story lines: The Sum of Her Parts, Dark Knight vs. White Knight, Tree of Blood, and The Streets Run Red. Dick Grayson Batman and Damian Wayne Robin is a duo that amuses me--so different and yet so similar to the basic Batman/Robin dynamic we know and love. All in all another good Graphic Novel in the Series, the last before the New 52 relaunch. Published Dec 2012 by DC. This graphic novel collects Batman and Robin #17-25. If these three stories in this trade were auditions to see which writer would take on the New 52 run of batman and Robin, it’d be no surprise to me why Tomasi won the job. Had that been the mainstay this thing would have gotten 1 star. Ummm surrreeeeee...... an "honest" and "kind" billionaire.....gee how did ya make them billions?