All Star Batman Vol. 1: My Own Worst Enemy by Scott Snyder

All Star Batman Vol 1: My Own Worst Enemy (Rebirth)

Writer: Scott Snyder
Penciler: John Romita Jr.
Genre: Comics, Graphic Novels
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: DC Comics
Release Date: April 25, 2017
Pages: 192

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Goodreads Synopsis: A part of DC Universe: Rebirth!
The #1 New York Times best-selling author of Batman returns to the Dark Knight in All-Star Batman, Volume 1: My Own Worst Enemy! But he’s not alone. Critically acclaimed, legendary illustrator John Romita, Jr. joins him on this epic new series!

In this new graphic novel, Batman finds himself trying to help old friend Harvey Dent…now known as the villainous Two-Face! The Dark Knight accompanies his foe on a cross-country trip to fix his scarred face and hopefully end the Two-Face identity forever. But when the former Gotham City D.A. sets his plan into motion to free himself, what deadly secrets from the past will bubble to the surface?

One of the biggest creative pairings in DC Comics history share their take on one of the greatest heroes ever in All-Star Batman, Volume 1: My Own Worst Enemy!

Jen’s Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

REVIEW: It starts with a diner, then glass shattering everywhere and it keeps going from there. The start of another novel I very much enjoyed. Interesting story lines, villains that are no match against Batman and some that make his day a nightmare. So much goes on and the intensity of it continues throughout the whole comic.

Two-Face makes an appearance in this one and he demands his moment in the spotlight. Of course, Batman comes to the rescue, having always to deal with these psychopaths with crazed agendas. And everyone out there who has ties or is a hired gun, goes out there searching for both of them, making Bats life even more chaotic.

It’s a fast-paced read, filled with twists and turns at every turn of the page and it goes like that for most of the novel. I was very pleased with the illustrations and the characters that were in this edition. As well as where the story lead and how it all tied back in with whom Two-Face really is.

This is one that I will for sure be adding to my collection once it is out. And wow does it quickly escalate and the scene gets more extreme, with a mob that is unrelenting. Loved every part of it.

***I received this copy from DC Comics via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.***

 

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