Batman and Son (2007) by Grant Morrison, Andy Kubert & Jesse Delperdang
Batman discovers he has a son called Damian. And Commissioner Gordon has been poisoned by the Joker! Could this be a bad omen for the Dark Knight?
Wow, is it already 11 years since this first came out? I was still buying the Batman comic book back then and I remember Grant Morrison taking over the writing duties. Love him or not, his writing is rarely ordinary and never dull.
I enjoyed this back in 2006~2007 and I’ve really enjoyed re-reading it. It’s exciting, clever and laced with black humour. The ninja man-bats are a brilliant idea! I also respect Morrison for writing Damian the way he did. His initial interactions with Alfred and Tim Drake’s Robin are priceless. Hate him or love him, he’s a compelling character. I’ll leave you to enjoy this story without spoiling any more.
This comes highly recommended. Continue reading