Comic Book Review: Batman #7 and #8

Batman #7 and #8 are chock full of monster movie goodness. Steve Orlando and Tom King's modern tale of ghoulish transformations is accented with grotesque imagery provided by Riley Rossmo's handiwork. It's a sci-fi / horror blend that would've fit nicely in the golden age of the Dark Knight's career, but without the camp that came with those 1950s and 1960s pulp pieces.

In issue 7 of Batman, a huge storm approaches as Batman, Batwoman, and Nightwing try and prepare Gotham City for the worst. Nothing can prepare them for enormous tall monsters rampaging through the streets! Batman will need all of his allies to unite in order to stop these mad science monsters from tearing their city apart!

The giant monsters might be bad, but Gotham’s heroes encounter a whole new threat level when two of their own start terrorizing the city! Batman must face the horrifying possibility of losing two of his closest allies in Batman #8.

Both Batman 7 and 8 are rated T for Teens. They contain violence and gore, nudity, and intense and frightening scenes. We see the back and bare bottom of a man lifting weights. I would say the monster goo and ooze is a bit beyond the disturbing content we usually get in this monthly title.

Batman #7 is available now in print and digital editions.

Batman #8 is available now in print and digital editions.