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The All-Over: ‘Return of Bruce Wayne’ #6 [Annotations]


Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #6 finally drops this week. As the issue title "The All-Over " suggests, Morrison's grand Batman epic so far seems to have come to a fairly final conclusion. Or so I'd think if I didn't know Incorporated was coming up...

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Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #5 [Annotations]


And we're finally back after an extended break to annotating "Return of Bruce Wayne" with issue #5, where Bruce Wayne reappears as a hardboiled noir detective. It's worth noting that the next issue of ROBW now appears slated to come out on November 10, after numerous books ("Road Home", "Batman and Robin" #16, "Batman: The Return", "Batman Incorporated" #1) will have already come out...

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Annotations: ‘Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne’ #4 [Spoilers]


And we're back again, this time with yet another issue of "Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne." This one eschews the search plot to focus purely on the story from Bruce's perspective -- or, more precisely, from the perspective of the people around Bruce, who is completely silent for this entire issue in a nod to the silent, nameless lone gunslinger (or Batarang-slinger) archetype...

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Cowboy Batman Arrives in ‘Return of Bruce Wayne’ #4 [Preview]


We've been waiting for Cowboy Batman ever since the first announcements about "Return of Bruce Wayne," and he finally arrives tomorrow in "Return of Bruce Wayne" #4 by Grant Morrison and artist Georges Jeanty...

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Annotations: ‘Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne’ #3 [Spoilers]


The next link in this summer's Bat-chain comes with this week's "Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne" #3 by Grant Morrison, Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe and Nathan Fairbairn. It's a relatively straightforward issue this week, although fairly referential; it's also a great deal of fun...

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Annotations: ‘Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne’ #2 [Spoilers]


"Return of Bruce Wayne" #2 is out, and it's amazing -- even better than I expected, and my expectations were pretty high. There's always a lot going on in a Grant Morrison comic, so we're back with detailed annotations to help you take it apart...

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Annotations: ‘Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne’ #1 [Spoilers]


I'm behind on my annotations on the last arc, but anyone who's read me pre-Comics Alliance knows that I have a deep, abiding love for dissecting and analyzing Grant Morrison's extended run on Batman, in all of the forms and titles it's been taking in my previous annotations on Morrison's "Batman" as well as "Final Crisis" at Funnybook Babylon...

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Grant Morrison on Stripping Down Batman in ‘Return of Bruce Wayne’ [Interview]


Despite Batman's untimely "demise" last year in "Final Crisis" -- a loss that led former sidekick Dick Grayson to take up the mantle of the Bat with Bruce Wayne's son Damian as his Robin -- readers have known for some time that Batman isn't really gone, just missing in time, thanks to the machinations of Darkseid...

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‘Return of Bruce Wayne’ Preview Pages Envision Shirtless Caveman Batman


This morning, the DC Universe blog released two black-and-white pages by the always-amazing Chris Sprouse from their upcoming "Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne" series, and as ComicsAlliance's resident Batmanologist, it's fallen to me to interpret them...

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