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Batman and the Outsiders Special Review - Comic Book Revolution
Creative Team Writer: Peter Tomasi Pencils: Adam Kubert Inks: John Dell and Sandu Florea Story Rating: 8 Night Girls out of 10 Art Rating: 9 Night Girls out of 10 Overall Rating: 8.5 Night Girls out of 10 This was a title I enjoyed when it debuted with Mike Barr and Jim Aparo. The later incarnations have floundered. Especially the latest. Creative teams were announced, changed, direction changed constantly, and now we are seeing the latest reboot. This time it is being directed by one of DC’s brightest stars-Peter Tomasi. Anyone who has been following The Revolution know that we are big Tomasi fans. Getting Nightwing and this special in the same week was a treat. Batman and the Outsiders is really Alfred and the Outsiders. Tomasi has proven that he knows how to write Alfred in the Nightwing series. Some of the early scenes in this book will bring a tear to your eye. Bruce has a failsafe in place that Alfred did not know about. He is given the mission of reassembling the Outsiders(now consisting of Geoforce, Katana, Halo, Metamorpho, Black Lightning, the Creeper, and Owlman). Owlman appears to be the Batman surrogate. As always, Tomasi nails the [...]