All-Star Batman & Robin #9 (Spoiler within)

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  1. OmegaScourge

    OmegaScourge Custom Made TFW2005 Supporter

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    man i loved this issue....this title has become one of my favorite titles like to read lately...this actually made me laugh out loud at parts.

    They color the place yellow when meeting up with Hal...Dick steals the power ring and eventually gets into it with Hal, and almost kills him....but luckly, Batman is there to save his life...when we end with Batman hugging Robin over Dick's parents graves.

    What did everyone else think?
     
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  2. Tekkaman Blade

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    I could barely read it. He gets more and more rediculous every issue. At this point the only reason I look at it is for Jim Lee's art. I really don't know what Miller is smoking.
     
  3. Wreckgar

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    I love it. it's so rediculous that it's funny. The whole yellow thing was great and Dick kicking the crap out of Hal was awesome. My only disappointment is that the lack of the word "Goddamn" in the last few issues.
     
  4. Misatokitty

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    Hmm. I have this ordered and it didn't come in. Hmm.
     
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    My bf had to wiki the yellow thing to figure out what was going on. Green lantern's ring is useless against all things yellow. Possibly the stupidest weakness ever.
    This book rocks though.
     
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    It was, which is why they got rid of it for Hal.
     
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    I thought it was the best book in the series so far!Very well written compared to other books!I don't give a damn what anybody else says about this book It's a fun read!
     
  8. Lumpy

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    is it true this book is ending soon? or was that just a wishful rumor?
     
  9. T16skyhopp

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    i never want it to end. i want it to come out faster! give me a weekly fix of the GODDAMN BATMAN! (also think it should be retitled to that). Its the best worst comic ever.
     
  10. The Spider

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    At Wondercon, Jim Lee said there were 20-22 issues to do. I don't know if he means like it's #1-22 or there's 22 more issues in addition to the 9 already out.
     
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    What people don't get is he isn't trying to be funny.
     
  12. Xcandescent

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    No, we get it. It's just irrelevant, because it's STILL funny.

    There's actually a nice bit in this issue where Batman has a microsecond of clarity, and realizes what a complete psycho he's been for the last 9 issues. Of course, it's too little, too late (as we already know from the steaming pile that was the Dark Knight sequel).

    The ship that was "take Frank Miller's writing seriously" has long since sailed -- but what's left is still a fun(ny) read.

    -XCN-
     
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    I counted at least two Goddamns this issue, all in the 1st three pages.
     
  14. The Spider

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    I think it's both intentional and unintentional. Spawn/Batman was Miller doing a comedy and DK2 and All Star Batman fit right into the tone of it.
     
  15. Shin Densetsu

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    This was one of the funniest books I skimmed through at my LCS. I was like, "are you kidding me? Goddamn Robin almost kills Hal? ROBIN?! lulz". What was funnier was when Batman holds Robin back and all the condescending talk he does. People kept begging Frank Miller to do more Batman stories, and I think this is his response, by totally screwing with everyone's minds. At the end of the day, I have a feeling he laughs at the entire thing.
     
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    It's not that far fetched that Robin almost killed Hal, considering Hal didn't have his ring, which gives him all his power. And Robin is a pure technical acrobatic fighter who can run circles around a de-powered Hal.
     
  17. Shin Densetsu

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    Its just funny to see. Especially the scolding Batman gave Robin afterwards.
     
  18. Strikeback

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    Any truth to the rumor this is going to get renamed "Frank Miller Hates the DC Universe?"
     
  19. RabidYak

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    Any word on when Holy Terror Batman is supposed to be appearing? I want to see whether Miller is as hilarious when he is being intentionally ironic instead of just bonkers.
     
  20. sto_vo_kor_2000

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    Yeah thats how it was back in the day.And Frank seems to like the idea of useing the old interpertations of the characters.Like Superman not flying and such.

    At least the Green Lanterns of the regular DC universe no longer have that weekness.
     

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