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The Batman Strikes, Volume 3: Duty Calls (The Batman Strikes #3; issues 11-14 and 16-18)

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews

No matter how powerful of diabolical the threat, Gotham City's Dark Knight Detective and his unflappable sidekick Batgirl stand ready to foil all of crime's best-laid plans! Not convinced? See for yourself inside this very volume as the Joker, Bane, the Penguin, Catwoman, the Riddler, Clayface and Poison Ivy all take on the Batman and the Girl Wonder in the
Paperback, 144 pages
Published September 12th 2007 by DC Comics (first published 2006)
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Jan 14, 2009 Cait rated it liked it
Recommends it for: completists and fans of the TV show
This book seems to suffer from a sharp drop in quality compared to the first two -- very odd, considering that it appears to be the same creative team!

The first two collections of The Batman Strikes, Crime Time and In Darkest Knight, are both manga-sized and slender; they collect five issues each. This collection, Duty Calls, is a trade paperback collecting seven issues, and it seems like the "usual" size for a comic book trade paperback. I don't know what size the individual issues were printed
Scott Lee
Aug 25, 2012 Scott Lee rated it it was ok
Been a comics guy for years. LOVE Batman. But this was just further evidence of the extraordinary awesomeness of Paul Dini in Batman the Animated Series, the cartoon that not only appealed to kids it nailed Batman as a character that has rarely been equaled even in the comics. This was just kinda sad by comparison.
Ashley Kempkes
Jul 19, 2012 Ashley Kempkes rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Batman fans
I liked that we get to see young Batgirl and Ivy--even if it does seem a little strange to me--seing them so young I mean. I love that the "Joker" get's to ride Batman's car--halarious! Over all it was well written with a good artist as well. It just wasn't my favorite Batman comic.
Tim Sheppard
Mar 28, 2012 Tim Sheppard rated it liked it
Shelves: children
Good quality Batman for kids. I grew up on the Batman tv shows, and have been reading all I can about him. This doesn't seem to be all that revolutionary or groundbreaking, but it works for some good Batman fun, and is appropriate for little ones.
Jul 21, 2013 Gavin rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Batman for Kids, based on the newer animated fare, not quite the quality of the Paul Dini series. Serves a purpose, but nothing I'd read again or recommend.
Mar 24, 2011 Brian rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel, kids
another version of Batman...part of the kid-friendly line from DC comics. various characters and origins are updated.
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