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Batman: Legacy (Batman)

3.58  ·  Rating Details ·  190 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
A deadly plague has been loosed upon Gotham City, forcing Gotham's wealthiest citizens to take refuge in a guilding ghetto of their own design, unaware that money is no protection from the virus. Now it's up to Batman and Robin to find a cure for the mysterious virus--with the help of their unlikely allies, Catwoman and Azrael. And when the virus returns in mutated form, B ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by DC Comics (first published October 1996)
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Felix Zilich
Dec 03, 2014 Felix Zilich rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics, dc-comics
Следующий большой “готэмский” ивент после “Batman: Contagion”.

После пандемии вируса “эбола” прошло несколько месяцев, когда болезнь внезапно вернулась, ударив сначала по тем, кто уже был исцелен. Понимая, что помимо тысяч горожан скоро загнётся и Тим Дрейк, Брюс Уэйн и его бригада отправились в Ливан на поиски источника болезни. Именно там в руинах Эритреи, согласно похищенным Азраилом манускриптам, скрыто древнее “Колесо Всех Недугов”.

Готэм, тем временем, остаётся на попечении Охотницы.

Kirk Kiefer
May 03, 2013 Kirk Kiefer rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics-superhero
A sequel to "Contagion", "Legacy" is another crossover of the various Batman books at the time (Batman, Detective, Shadow of the Bat, Catwoman, and Robin). The art is generally pretty good, but the story, concerning Ra's Al Ghul coming up with another scheme to wipe out most of Earth's population, is not the most original idea ever, and the work as a whole gets pretty repetitive as it goes, with the Bat-family going around the world having to beat up a bunch of henchman, get a bottle containing ...more
J.M. Hushour
Feb 15, 2013 J.M. Hushour rated it really liked it
Ra's al-Ghul prepares to unleash the second "clench" epidemic on Gotham City, culled from the ancient Wheel of Plagues. Yes, "Batman Begins" derives from this cool story which is a direct sequel to Contagion. Bats, Robin, Nightwing, and the Huntress have to stop the Demon's zany plan. In the process Batman gets to go mano e mano with Bane again and kick his ass. Dark and disturbing and all for naught since Gotham gets levelled by an earthquake in the next story arc. Best line: Commissioner Gordo ...more
Apr 13, 2010 Sophie rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
A follow-up to Contagion - as it turns out, the cure to the plague known affectionately as "the Clench" wasn't really a cure and everyone in Gotham is still in danger of infection. So Batman and his boys head out to find out who's responsible. There aren't too many surprises in this one - mostly it's a solid story with a few good moments (and plenty of really melodramatic ones).

Things I liked included: Robin and Nightwing working together (something I ALWAYS love to see), Nightwing's Magic Hair
Eric Mikols
Mar 07, 2012 Eric Mikols rated it liked it
Shelves: batman
I had read that this story was really good, but was disappointed by the reality of it all. It's really just a quick run through, with both Bane and Ra's feeling like wasted potential. I think Ra's might be a great idea, but hard to pull off in actuality. He's never really has a victory against Batman and you have to wonder why people stay afraid of him. Bane gets taken down much faster than the Knightfall trilogy would have you believe, but he also doesn't come across very threatening. The end c ...more
Jun 19, 2015 Bobby rated it it was amazing
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So the virus from Contagion is back and the rich of Gotham are infected. They all seem to be stuck in this building for the rich, (don't remember those details because it has been so long since I read it) Of course it is up to Gotham's hero to save them all. I do like crossovers, I just thought this could have been longer but it is a quick little follow up to an previous crossover, so i guess i can be ok with that.
Hannah Givens
Aug 12, 2015 Hannah Givens rated it liked it
The art isn't great and the dialogue is awful, but there's a good plot and some great character moments.
Jun 01, 2013 Andrew rated it it was ok
Shelves: own-print
Dreadfully boring, laughably bad 90s art, unintentionally funny. The "world is at stake" and yet all I can think about are mullets and ponytails.
Matthew Jackson
Aug 06, 2010 Matthew Jackson rated it liked it
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It felt a bit more like a re-run than a new story at times, but the addition of Ra's Al Ghul and the reintroduction of Bane made it worth reading.
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