It’s a chase through the sewers of Gotham as Batman races to catch Killer Croc, still delusional, and the mighty sword of King Scimitar!
Can the Dark Knight retrieve the fabled blade, or will Croc make his escape into the city’s underworld?
Meanwhile, Robin is interrogated by the villainous Penguin!
Geek DadI think this issue benefited from not having to split its focus nearly as much as the last two did, with two strong central plots.
Major SpoilersWhile this issue is an “in-between” one in the overall story, it does an excellent job of inserting doubt when it comes to the outcome of both storylines. Will Waylon actually be able to surrender to Batman and begin to heal? Will Robin actually be intrigued and actually turn, possibly partially, to the dark side the Penguin is offering him? I honestly don’t know! And I like that when it comes to what has been so clearly defined in the Dark Knight’s other universes! While we are enjoying the second season in the audio adventures, this comic is a great “filler” for us fans to enjoy between episodes! I hope they do this every season!
Dark Knight NewsBatman: The Audio Adventures #4 is a fun if breezy comic. The storytelling and art are well-matched and have real forward momentum. It’s still not perfect, as there are still too many characters and storylines that don’t seem to connect. Fortunately, it’s still strong enough to be an enjoyable romp.
Batman-NewsI have decided that the tone is going to make or break this experience for you. Personally, I’m not sure who this story is for yet, but I am at least digging the simplicity like a kid’s cartoon. Ironically, Audio Adventures reminds me of a brighter version of Batman the Animated Series, but way less willing to go deep. I can’t complain about the series being populated by lovable caricatures, but it feels intellectually dishonest about what it wants to do with them. It may be working better or worse for other readers, so please let me know what you think about the series so far.