A comic that honestly needs to be is here, but should you care? Read on to find out.
The official description from DC:
Batwoman vs. Mr. Bones! Will the DEO triumph over Kate, or will she cross the line and free herself for good! Lingering questions are answered as long-standing conflicts reach their final resolutions.
The whole package is a prime example of what works within this off-shoot of the longstanding mythology surrounding Gotham City and its costumed crime fighters. And thanks to a more than sturdy creative team, and despite some overly annoying corny bits, the saga of this particular caped crusader continues to be a fitting addition to the overall franchise. To sum up: if you like the title you’re bound to enjoy this action packed finale.
Marc Andreyko handles the script and the scribe ends a narrative that wasn’t forgotten. The interactions between our primary vigilante and the legendary Batman were top-notch, but bits along the way were predictable. And that right there is what really plagued the journey of the text. We were given a solid round of closure but every step felt choreographed as we were all lead to a predetermined end-game. Even so I can’t help but complement the written word as the talent did a solid job keeping the edition entertaining from beginning to end.
Trust me when I say that the visual side, handled by Trevor McCarthy and Moritat, is more than competent. Offering an array of images that capture the dynamic actions of these known players we see illustrations that pop off the page. With thick and thin lines acting as a solid foundation I can’t help but mention the colors handed in by Guy Major. Add all the elements together and you’re left with a cemented look in a franchise that’s been graced by unique designs and originality.
Batwoman Annual #1 is a solid release that may play it a bit safe but it does enough right to earn a purchase from its devoted followers. At the end of the day if you’re fan of Kate Kane this conclusion comes recommended.