Tuesday, November 26, 2019

PREVIEW: Batman Beyond #38

Written By: Dan Jurgens
Art By: Sean Chen, Sean Parsons, Chris Sotomayor, Travis Lanham
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: November 27, 2019

After all these years, Derek Powers, long thought dead, returns! The lethal villain who now goes by the name Blight is back to terrorize Neo-Gotham while he hunts down Bruce Wayne! With Terry McGinnis wanted by the police and on the run, the only person who can stop him is Batwoman! But how do you stop a walking nuclear reactor when you barely know how to use your own high-tech suit?


  1. Not surprised it's not Barbara. Though I guess she hasn't been ruled out, since Bruce/the audience haven't seen her while Batwoman has been out and about, so she could be lying. But still, between her age and her disillusionment with her prior Batgirl days, it makes way more sense for her to be telling the truth. Which makes me side-eye Bruce for thinking she was the obvious candidate, because Bruce is supposed to be smarter than that. Oh, well, it's been well established that he really isn't in this title.

    I don't think it'll be Melanie, either. They're dragging out the mystery of who Batwoman is in the solicits and setting up the same mystery in the actual title, and there's very little way to keep the mystery going when all the other characters suspect Melanie if she actually is Batwoman. I'm pretty sure she'll be eliminated as a possible identity by the end of the issue.

    1. I like to remember when Bruce was the world's greatest detective