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Batman and the Outsiders Vol. 3
By (author): Mike Barr Illustrated by: Alan Davis
9781401287641 Hardcover English General Trade COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Superheroes Apr 09, 2019
$65.99 CAD
Active 6.99 x 10.52 x 0.84 in 288 pages DC Comics
Their powers are as different as their personalities, but Black Lightning, Katana, Geo-Force, Metamorpho and Halo all have one thing in common: they are the Outsiders, heroes handpicked by the Batman himself to take on the threats no other team can touch.

Those threats, however, are growing more and more deadly. With Halo in a vulnerable state after learning the truth of her old identity, the insidious Kobra Cult targets her for indoctrination—and weaponization! Meanwhile, an underground civil war erupts onto the surface, and an aging war criminal strikes at the Outsiders during what should be their happiest hour—Metamorpho’s wedding!

Finally, the kingdom of Markovia comes under attack, and royal son Geo-Force must confront the hidden figure that has kept him from defending his homeland—Batman himself! Will this showdown mark the end of the Caped Crusader’s grand experiment?

Step outside the norm one last time as writer Mike W. Barr (Batman: Son of the Demon) and Alan Davis (Justice League of America: The Nail) conclude their incredible run on one of the most unique superhero team-ups ever created in Batman and the Outsiders Vol. 3! Collects Batman and the Outsiders #24-32, Batman and the Outsiders Annual #2 and DC Comics Presents #83.

Written by renowned Batman writer Mike W. Barr

This story concludes with the Outsiders choosing to split off from Batman

Features moody art by classic Batman artist Jim Aparo and dynamic, modern art by superstar-in-the-making Alan Davis

Features Black Lightning, who currently has his own hit TV series on The CW network.

The Outsiders mixes established DC heroes like Black Lightning and Metamorpho with dynamic new characters like Katana and Geo-Force

Collects Batman and the Outsiders #24-32, Batman and the Outsiders Annual #2, DC Comics Presents #83 and stories from Who’s Who #12-15

Rated T

Mike W. Barr has written for some of pop culture’s most enduring icons, including Sherlock Holmes, Ellery Queen, Doc Savage, the Shadow, Captain America, the Hulk, Batman, Star Trek, Star Wars and the Simpsons. He also created some icons of his own, including the comic book series Camelot 3000, Batman and the Outsiders, The Maze Agency and Mantra. He has written for the online sites Icebox and Stan Lee Media (and lived to tell the tale), and co-created the web comic Sorcerer of Fortune.

In 2003 Barr published the Star Trek novel Gemini, and he was a contributor to the Trek e-novel Mere Anarchy, published in 2009. His book on science fiction comics of the Silver Age, The Silver Age Sci-Fi Companion, was published in 2007 and was followed by the encyclopedic The Wolverine Files in 2009. In 2010 his original science fiction novel Majician/51 was released by the Invisible College Press.

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