Evaluation: Batman Beyond #12
In a particular problem, Batman and Bruce Wayne are away—so who’s left to protect Neo-Gotham Enter Nissa, the seldom seen 15-12 months-previous Batgirl of the long run! Crime and corruption lead Commissioner Barbara Gordon to the lawless neighborhood of Crown Level where she quickly finds herself underneath siege. Can this younger, self-made caped crusader save Gordon without the resources of Batman
This challenge focuses on the women of the Batman Beyond universe: Barbara Gordon, the unique Batgirl and present Police Commissioner; Max Gibson; and Nissa, the current Batgirl.
The brand new Batgirl isn’t precisely a new character, but solely appeared as soon as before in 2013. Little is understood about her, however she fights crime in Crown Point, a poor neighbourhood the place Batman rarely ventures.
There is clearly a connection between Barbara and Nissa, as the unique and the newest Batgirl, however Max interestingly appears to fill the role much like Barbara’s different id, Oracle, utilizing technology and computer skills. Might it be that Max may actually take on the Oracle identity
And in protecting with the all-female theme, a nice reference to Zatanna for instance a principle on which Max’s plan hinges.
It’s good to see extra heroes cropping up, as it seems like Batman is the only active hero in Neo-Gotham. Including Batgirl and possibly a new Oracle would assist re-set up a Bat-family to assist Terry’s crime preventing. Maybe Terry’s brother Matt would possibly even change into a brand new Robin.
Effectively, it’s a bit of a disappointment that the hero who stars within the title doesn’t even seem. Neither does Bruce, who has solely just lately returned to the title. However, their absence permits for a larger deal with some of the opposite characters. And as the title character, we know Batman won’t be absent for lengthy.