You may have read up on some of the surprises in Batman Vs Robin #1 previously on Bleeding Cool – and others were listed in the solicitations, which was a surprise. But Damian Wayne is a clearly troubled man – though not troubled enoiugh not to drop a meme when he needs to.
“Pearls”- that’s cold, Damian. Might as well call Bruce, Martha. However, over in Superman: Son of Kal-El #15, as well as a big final page reveal, Damian recreates a much more famous Batman/Robin image.
Slapping Henry Bendix. Which you might recall as…
Even Lex Luthor joins in dropping references when dealing with Henry Bendix…
You know there was a WildC.A.T.S/Aliens crossover once, right? One that changed everything…
BATMAN VS ROBIN #1 (OF 5) CVR A MAHMUD ASRAR
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Mahmud Asrar
Spinning out of the events of both Batman/Superman: World’s Finest and Shadow War, father and son will do battle in one of the single most earth-shattering tales ever told! Deep in the heart of Lazarus Island, the demonic legacy of the al Ghul family line has at last been freed, and the Devil Nezha is out for blood. To reclaim his total domination over planet Earth, Nezha has supercharged magic—anyone who dares use it is overcome by a demonic evil that supercharges their abilities to dangerous, unpredictable, and in some cases deadly levels! With Damian in Nezha’s clutches and Bruce haunted by the return of an old friend, the Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder are pitted against one another in the battle of the century! Legendary writer Mark Waid helms the next epic saga in Batman history, while superstar artist Mahmud Asrar makes his triumphant return to DC!
Retail: $5.99 In-Store Date: 09/13/2022
SUPERMAN SON OF KAL-EL #15 CVR A TRAVIS MOORE
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Cian Tormey (CA) Travis Moore
This is it! The ultimate battle pitting Superman and the forces of The Truth against Bendix and his monstrous machinations has begun! But victory will be an uphill climb for our heroes as they lay siege to Gamorra. Plus…the smooch heard ’round the world.
Retail: $3.99 In-Store Date: 09/13/2022