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Batman and Robin #25
Score: 8.5/10
This week the final part of the three story arc with the Red Hood concluded in BATMAN AND ROBIN #25. So far it has been a very good run and I have really enjoyed Winick’s run, but an entire arc can be made or destroyed if the ending isn’t just right. SO I found out which one it was today.
We first get a little moment with Scarlet who has been taken hostage to lure in Jason Todd. We then quickly jump to the Batmobile where a less than thrilled Batman and Robin are sitting with the Red Hood (Jason) on route to get Scarlet back. After some poking and prodding Jason decides it is time to make his exit. He escapes the vehicle and heads to the meeting on his own. After what seems to be the end for Jason, Batman and Robin show up to help save the day. Just before Robin can escape with Scarlet, Jason grabs her and runs off knowing full well where Batman and Robin are going to send him if they catch him. Even though they chase him he escapes in a very “Red Hood” manner.
This has been a really fun arc. I had enjoyed Winick’s run with the Red Hood in the Mini-Series, THE LOST DAYS and was hoping some of that would rub off on this. Even though it had pockets of lull this was a great story arc and a goof one to read for any Batman or Red Hood fans. The art worked well with it, never passing into stellar but always complimenting the story well. I wasn’t sure if I liked some of the choices made by the artist but overall the genuine quality was really good.
I am glad that this story arc worked out the way it did. I really enjoy the character of Jason Todd. I was hoping when the reboot was announced Winick was going to be the one on RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS but alas he is not, though I know Sarah/TinyBats is excited to see him working on CATWOMAN. I think he’ll do a great job. Definitely a great pick up for Batman and Red Hood fans alike. 

Batman and Robin #25

Score: 8.5/10

This week the final part of the three story arc with the Red Hood concluded in BATMAN AND ROBIN #25. So far it has been a very good run and I have really enjoyed Winick’s run, but an entire arc can be made or destroyed if the ending isn’t just right. SO I found out which one it was today.

We first get a little moment with Scarlet who has been taken hostage to lure in Jason Todd. We then quickly jump to the Batmobile where a less than thrilled Batman and Robin are sitting with the Red Hood (Jason) on route to get Scarlet back. After some poking and prodding Jason decides it is time to make his exit. He escapes the vehicle and heads to the meeting on his own. After what seems to be the end for Jason, Batman and Robin show up to help save the day. Just before Robin can escape with Scarlet, Jason grabs her and runs off knowing full well where Batman and Robin are going to send him if they catch him. Even though they chase him he escapes in a very “Red Hood” manner.

This has been a really fun arc. I had enjoyed Winick’s run with the Red Hood in the Mini-Series, THE LOST DAYS and was hoping some of that would rub off on this. Even though it had pockets of lull this was a great story arc and a goof one to read for any Batman or Red Hood fans. The art worked well with it, never passing into stellar but always complimenting the story well. I wasn’t sure if I liked some of the choices made by the artist but overall the genuine quality was really good.

I am glad that this story arc worked out the way it did. I really enjoy the character of Jason Todd. I was hoping when the reboot was announced Winick was going to be the one on RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS but alas he is not, though I know Sarah/TinyBats is excited to see him working on CATWOMAN. I think he’ll do a great job. Definitely a great pick up for Batman and Red Hood fans alike. 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #24
Score: 8/10
Judd Winick continues his story ac this week with BATMAN AND ROBIN #24. This arc has included a character Winick got to know very well when writing the six part series THE RED HOOD: THE LOST DAYS. Some hate him, some love him, but everyone loves to read about Jason Todd. 
Issue #24 opens with a quick flashback to Jason and Bruce when they were still the dynamic duo. We then come back to the present moment where Jason has just been freed by the “Zoo Crew”. Even though they assure him that the aren’t going to hurt him, he decides going with them is a bad idea and takes care of them in the usual Jason Todd/Red Hood manner. Part of the way through the fight he finds himself fighting with, yes with, Batman and Robin. Near the end we find out that whoever wants Jason’s attention has his former partner Scarlet hostage. So the dynamic duo form a not so thrilled alliance with the fallen boy wonder. 
Once again I find Winick’s writing amazing. He captures each character and their interactions incredibly in his stories. The story in issue #24 flows well from the last issue and moves really quickly. I couldn’t even believe it was over when I finished it. This has been a great arc so far; the only thing I didn’t like was the artwork. The art itself was alright, though the style of Tocchini is a little scattered for me. That wasn’t was really got me annoyed though. The art felt SO drastically different from the last issue that I felt like it hindered the story a little. It mad me feel like I was in a completely different place entirely even though this issue takes place minutes after the last one ended.
Winick’s run on BATMAN AND ROBIN so far has been great and issue #24 is a strong follow up to the strong start of issue #23. I highly suggest this arc to any comic fan, especially ones who love the Dark Knight.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #24

Score: 8/10

Judd Winick continues his story ac this week with BATMAN AND ROBIN #24. This arc has included a character Winick got to know very well when writing the six part series THE RED HOOD: THE LOST DAYS. Some hate him, some love him, but everyone loves to read about Jason Todd. 

Issue #24 opens with a quick flashback to Jason and Bruce when they were still the dynamic duo. We then come back to the present moment where Jason has just been freed by the “Zoo Crew”. Even though they assure him that the aren’t going to hurt him, he decides going with them is a bad idea and takes care of them in the usual Jason Todd/Red Hood manner. Part of the way through the fight he finds himself fighting with, yes with, Batman and Robin. Near the end we find out that whoever wants Jason’s attention has his former partner Scarlet hostage. So the dynamic duo form a not so thrilled alliance with the fallen boy wonder. 

Once again I find Winick’s writing amazing. He captures each character and their interactions incredibly in his stories. The story in issue #24 flows well from the last issue and moves really quickly. I couldn’t even believe it was over when I finished it. This has been a great arc so far; the only thing I didn’t like was the artwork. The art itself was alright, though the style of Tocchini is a little scattered for me. That wasn’t was really got me annoyed though. The art felt SO drastically different from the last issue that I felt like it hindered the story a little. It mad me feel like I was in a completely different place entirely even though this issue takes place minutes after the last one ended.

Winick’s run on BATMAN AND ROBIN so far has been great and issue #24 is a strong follow up to the strong start of issue #23. I highly suggest this arc to any comic fan, especially ones who love the Dark Knight.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #23
Writing- 9/10
Artwork- 9/10
Editing- 9/10
Paneling 8.5/10
Final Score 9/10
The much anticipated story arc that brings back Jason Todd has arrived in this weeks BATMAN AND ROBIN! Judd Winick, the writer of the mini-series THE RED HOOD: THE LOST DAYS, takes the reins to guide Jason into a new conflict with the Bat family.
This issue was written very well. The dialogue flowed perfectly, the characters were well laid out, and the story was great. We see Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, and other characters current feelings and wants for the well being of Jason. I never lost interest through the entire issue. Since this is the beginning of a new arc I was worried we’d loose momentum in the switch, but it shifted gears without a hitch. 
The artwork in this issue was also awesome. It captures the characters wonderfully, especially Jason’s attitude. All his facial expressions and body movements are drawn to a tee. I do have some issues with how Jason looked physically though. The red hair I got over, but man has Jason bulked up. He is quite a bit bigger than LOST DAYS, something I thought Winick would have picked up on with March and Bresson. That is really my only issue though. 
If I go on much more I’ll just be reiterating how much I liked this issue. It’s a great issue for anyone who has been following this series, but also for anyone looking for a place to jump into the series. This should be up on your list for pick ups. 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #23

Writing- 9/10

Artwork- 9/10

Editing- 9/10

Paneling 8.5/10

Final Score 9/10

The much anticipated story arc that brings back Jason Todd has arrived in this weeks BATMAN AND ROBIN! Judd Winick, the writer of the mini-series THE RED HOOD: THE LOST DAYS, takes the reins to guide Jason into a new conflict with the Bat family.

This issue was written very well. The dialogue flowed perfectly, the characters were well laid out, and the story was great. We see Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, and other characters current feelings and wants for the well being of Jason. I never lost interest through the entire issue. Since this is the beginning of a new arc I was worried we’d loose momentum in the switch, but it shifted gears without a hitch.

The artwork in this issue was also awesome. It captures the characters wonderfully, especially Jason’s attitude. All his facial expressions and body movements are drawn to a tee. I do have some issues with how Jason looked physically though. The red hair I got over, but man has Jason bulked up. He is quite a bit bigger than LOST DAYS, something I thought Winick would have picked up on with March and Bresson. That is really my only issue though.

If I go on much more I’ll just be reiterating how much I liked this issue. It’s a great issue for anyone who has been following this series, but also for anyone looking for a place to jump into the series. This should be up on your list for pick ups.