In the final chapter of this series, Bruce Wayne completes his improbable recovery from his broken back and is ready to resume his role as Gotham’s protector. : Batman: Knightsend (): Chuck Dixon: Books. Knightsend [BATMAN KNIGHTSEND] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. After rehabilitation from a severe back injury Bruce Wayne returns.

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The serial nature of the Batman titles continued beyond the end of KnightsEnd, with the “Prodigal” and “Troika” storylines, and into subsequent unbannered stories. The inevitable climax of Robin and Nightwing see Bruce “kill” someone and the proper reveal of the truth brings Bruce’s personal rehabilitation to a fitting conclusion, enabling his appropriate symbolic conclusion with Jean-Paul later. Gotham County Line Batman: Read more Read less.

Jean-Paul Valley in an unexpected yet predictable way, as the basic story does what Keats says true art does: Read reviews that mention bruce wayne jean paul dick grayson detective comics shadow of the bat paul valley lady shiva dark knight mantle of the bat bat detective knightfall saga reclaim the mantle graphic novel nightwing and robin batman shadow legends of the dark knightfall vol get to see gotham city dennis neil.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Instead of a crossover with a definite ending, the publishers treated the scenario as though it were the new status quo, leaving it open-ended. After his defeat, Bruce Wayne enlists the aid of Dr. Bruce is Batman again, only he’s not, but obviously he will be for good Ready to delve into the next phase. Sep 08, Coey rated it liked it. But just like I wrote in my review of the much better first volume, I kept getting the nagging feeling that it all could have been so much better-executed.

He voices doubt about his ability to be a Batman worthy of his adopted father’s love and approval, and real worry that he’ll fail against Two-Face the way he failed when he went up against him as a kid. I was so grateful when this chapter of the book series ended. After that though, Dick struggles to find motivation to keep fighting night after night and it was interesting to see how awkward it was for him to be Batman rather than Robin or Nightwing.


After seeing the carnage that Azrael wrought in the second volume, I wanted an ass kicking. However, can Batman find a way to win this batmman and retain Azrael as an ally? Is this feature helpful? In addition, Bane’s back story from the one-shot publication Vengeance of Bane is included in the first volume, providing a proper introduction of the character, and volume 3 sees the “KnightsEnd” and “Prodigal” arcs released in a single volume.

Sep 19, Sam Quixote rated it did not like it.

It was a long hard read and a lot of stuff I wouldn’t bother to revisitbut I am glad I followed through and finished. This was confirmed in the letters page in Detective Comics The resolve to Jean Paul’s insanity was just lacking. He lectures Azrael about how terrible Az was for letting Abattoir die, and thereby also, as a result, having Graham Etchison die, an innocent.

Now calling himself Etkar, he possesses Azrael’s former Batsuit and returns to the site of his own death, with a hostage. Prodigal is nightwing as batman when Bruce is away nightwing is an uneasy batman and is nervous about many things and is scared about facing two face. Immoral acts aren’t suddenly ok if they have moral roots. In the end, I still had fun reading this so I’m going to give it a 5.

The two Batmen I could have done without – even Bruce, because somehow all the talk of taking back Gotham felt like crime bosses dividing up the city. He’s an amalgam of Bruce Wayne’s training combined with a positivity that Bruce has never had and never will possess.


Batman: Knightfall Vol. 3: Knightsend

I had a hard time trying to decide if I should give this 4 or 5 stars. And after Bruce manages to The final part of the Knightfall trilogy, the earlier parts of which are oft credited with providing the template for Christian Bale’s last outing as Batman in The Dark Knight Rises.

Write a customer review. Selkirk already wants to kill Jean-Paul for destroying a valuable weapons cache in Gotham Harbor.

Batman: Knightfall – Wikipedia

He is along with artist Graham Nolan the creator of the Batman villain Bane, the first permanent addition to the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery in forty years, and for which he won ‘s Wizard Fan Award for best new character.

The greatest strength of Knightsend is the fact that, at its core, it doesn’t deal so much with Batman as it does with identity: Great book knightsennd read and I highly recommend it to you. Please try again later. Doug Moench’s writing was the best. Of course, Batman has kept some strange bedfellows in his obsessive quest to rid Gotham of gatman Alexa Actionable Batmaan for the Web.

I think the era after Knightfall should bring in some really interesting changes in storytelling. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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I enjoyed this as the conclusion to the story. The scenario creates a rift in the relationship between Robin and Batman, knightesnd Batman irrationally seeks to face the outbreak aloneā€”in later issues, Robin asks Batman if he is even needed as his sidekick anymore. This one was only okay, as a whole. He knows that Lady Shiva really wants him to kill for her pleasure alone.

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