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By Rob Siebert
TITLE: Future State: The Next Batman #4
AUTHOR: John Ridley, Vita Ayala, Paula Sevenbergen
ARTISTS: Laura Braga, Nick Derington (Breakdowns), Aneke, Emanuela Lupaccino, Wade Von Grawbadger (Inker)
COLORISTS: Arif Prianto, Trish Mulvihill, John Kalisz
LETTERERS: Clayton Cowles, Becca Carey
RELEASED: February 16, 2021
Ridley, Braga, and the Next Batman team have sold me on this version of the character. I’ll definitely be checking out Second Son.
The second half of the Batgirls back-up expands quite nicely. We go beyond just Stephanie Brown and Cassandra Cain, and a larger picture begins to form with the rest of the Bat-family. I was pleasantly surprised.
The main thing I took away from the Gotham City Sirens back-up was slighty bewilderment, as they didn’t find a way to shoehorn Harley Quinn into it. The original trio was Harley, Poison Ivy, and Catwoman. What gives?
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