Hello everyone and welcome to the World of Bats, the Batman Book Club! This week we’re touching back on the James Tynion run of Detective Comics as we go through issues #943-949, “The Victim Syndicate” and the back-door pilot to the Batwoman comics series “Batwoman Begins.” It’s written by James Tynion IV and co-written by Marguerite Bennett during the Batwoman issues, with (takes breath) Alvaro Martinez, Eddy Barrows, Carmen Carnero, Al Barrionuevo, and Ben Oliver. Whew.
Innocent victims maimed or broken by Batman’s greatest enemies band together, and they blame Batman and his fellow vigilantes for what happened to them just as much as they blame the psychopaths who hurt them. Batman and his newly trained team of allies must take on these troubled souls, but one of Batman’s teammates can’t help but think they might have a point…
Here are the handy links to what we’re covering this week:
This reading will cover from 2021-03-27T05:00:00Z → 2021-04-02T05:00:00Z, but of course, you can always come back and share your thoughts after the fact.
And looking forward to hearing your thoughts on these issues!