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Batman and Robin Eternal
Batman and Robin Eternal
General Information
Type: Ongoing Weekly
Published: October 7th, 2015
Creators: James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder,Tim Seeley, Steve Orlando, Genevieve Valentine, Ed Brisson, Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly

Batman and Robin Eternal is an ongoing weekly series centered around Dick Grayson and other members of the Batman Family. As Dick Grayson and the Batfamily face off with the mysterious individual known as Mother, Dick uncovers a secret held by Batman and, along the way, the importance of Harper Row, Cassandra Cain, and the rest of the Robins.

SynopsisEdit

It's here at last—the sequel to the blockbuster weekly series BATMAN ETERNAL!

Five years ago, Batman and Robin worked the most disturbing case of their crimefighting careers-bringing down the organization of the ultimate human trafficker, the mysterious woman known only as Mother. At the time, Dick Grayson never quite understood the scope of that case, but now its darkest secrets are coming back to haunt him and everyone else who ever worked with Batman! With Bruce Wayne now lost to them, Dick and all his allies are out in the cold! Who can they trust? Is someone among them not who they say they are? And who is the deadly, silent young woman in black who's come to Gotham City looking for Batman? Prepare yourself for six months of international intrigue, twists and turns, and new additions to the world of Batman and Robin, from showrunners James Tynion IV and Scott Snyder, and writers Tim Seeley, Steve Orlando, Genevieve Valentine, Ed Brisson, and Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelley!"

Issues & SummariesEdit

Overview
Cover Name & Team Appearance Summary Release Date
Batman and Robin Eternal 1 Cover

"Batman & Robin Eternal" —

  • Executive Editor: Mark Doyle
  • Cover Artists: Scott McDaniel, Tomeu Morey, Sandu Florea, Mikel Janin (Variant)
  • Writer(s): James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder
  • Penciler(s): Tony Daniels
  • Inker(s): Sandu Florea
  • Colourists: Tomeu Morey
  • Letterer(s): Tom Napolitano
  • Editor(s): Chris Conroy, Dave Wielgosz

Batman Family
Villains
Other

Several years ago, Robin and Batman faced their first case together, battling the super villain known as Scarecrow. Unknown to Robin, there was more to the case then meets the eye. In the present, attending to a mission from Spyral into Gotham, he finds himself attacked by forces of Mother, betrayed, and meets a mysterious girl by the name of Cassandra Cain. From her, he learns of Batman's greatest sin and regret. Meanwhile, Harper Row is targeted by a masked man by the name of Orphan.

October 7, 2015
Batman and Robin Eternal 2 Cover

"Ducks in a Row" —

  • Executive Editor: Mark Doyle
  • Cover Artists: Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea, and Tomeu Morey
  • Writer(s): James Tynion IV & Scott Snyder (Story), Tim Seeley (Script)
  • Penciler(s): Paul Pelletier
  • Inker(s): Tony Kordos
  • Colourist(s): Rain Beredo
  • Letterer(s): Carlos M. Mangual
  • Editor(s): Chris Conroy, Dave Wielgosz

Years ago, Dick recounts his time as Robin. During his hunt for Scarecrow, he is exposed to his fear gad for the first time, plaguing on his insecurities. In the present, beaten to the inch of her life, Harper Row is narrowly saved by the intervention of Cassandra Cain as Dick Grayson closes in on a lead. While Cassandra Cain battles Orphan, Agent 37 tends to a wounded Harper Row and learns that her and her roommate, Stephanie Brown (Spoiler), are both vigilantes. Realizing those on the list could be targeted, Agent 37 and the others warn Red Hood of an assassin, only for him to have already engaged Cassandra Cain.

October 14, 2015
Batman and Robin Eternal 3 Cover

"Seeing Red" --

  • Cover Artists: Tony S. Daniel & Tomeu Morey
  • Writer(s): James Tynion IV & Scott Snyder (Story); Tim Seeley (Script)
  • Penciler(s): Paul Pelletier & Scot Eaton (Page 18-20)
  • Inker(s): Tony Kordos & Marc Deering (Page 11,15-17); Wayne Faucher (18-20)
  • Colourists: Rain Beredo
  • Letterer(s): A Larger World Studios', Joshua Cozine, & Troy Peteri
  • Editor(s): Dave Weilgosz, Chris Conroy, Mark Doyle

Years ago, having been exposed to Scarecrow's fear toxin, Robin describes Batman the effects of the fear gas on him. In the present, Red Hood engages into a fist fight with the girl, Cassandra Cain. Meanwhile, Dr. Ashemoore defects from Spyral fully with intention to stay on Mother's side. As Cassandra and Hood fight, he is stopped by Grayson and brought up to speed. With Harper Row mortally injured, they trasfer her to the Batcave for medical treatment. As they tried to make sense of the situation, Dick is contracted by Matron and Doctor Netz, who's own investigation leads to the discovery of Mother being a human trafficker as well as Poppy's call going to Beacon Tower. They learn the target they're after is Bruce Wayne. As this realization is made, Cassandra Cain slips away.

October 20, 2015
Batman and Robin Eternal 4 Cover

"Death in the Pot" —

  • Executive Editor: Bobbie Chase
  • Cover Artists: Paul Pelletier, Tony Kordos, Tomeu Morey
  • Writer(s): Steve Orlando, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
  • Penciler(s): Scot Eaton
  • Inker(s): Wayne Faucher
  • Colourists: Gabe Eltaeb
  • Letterer(s): Saida Temofonte
  • Editor(s): Mark Doyle, Chris Conroy, Dave Wielgosz

Targeted by Mother's forces, an amnesiac Bruce Wayne is saved in time by the intervention of Grayson as he holds off the assassins and is later assisted by the likes of Batgirl and We are Robin. As Cassandra attempts to find a way out, Bluebird attempts to rein her in but soon ends up following them without the knowledge of the other Batfamily members. Learning that the names listed can be remotely controlled,Dick investigates the unknown past of Tim Drake.

October 28, 2015
Batman and Robin Eternal 5 Cover

"Arms of a Thunderer" --

Batman Family
Villains
Spyral
Others

Tracking Scarecrow, Batman and Robin learn of other's involvement. Despite their investigation, however, they do not learn of those Scarecrow had spoken too. In the present, Dick travel to the Drake's household to learn more about Tim. He is, however, interrupted by former Spyral doctor Poppy Ashemoore and is attacked. Meanwhile, Bluebird and Cassandra Cain engage in a scuffle with Orphan. Although they succeed in driving him away, Cassandra is sadden by his words and is comforted by Bluebird. Taking down Poppy Ashemoore, Dick escapes from the automatic Drake household and confronted by Red Robin. Angry at Dick for learning of his past behind is back, he is even more angry for Dick's reasoning for doing so.

October 20, 2015
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NotesEdit

  • This series reintroduces the fan favorite character, Cassandra Cain.

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