If Mad Max has taught us something about postapocalyptic journeys, it’s that they don’t actually finish. Positive, you may ultimately determine you’re completed roaming, however except you might have entry to an interstellar spacecraft, you’re not likely going to achieve the top of the wasteland. It simply goes on and on, stretching from one finish of the earth to the opposite, and bringing with it stranger and deadlier horrors because it does.
Such is the case on this week’s Batman: Final Knight on Earth #2, the second chapter in Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s horrifying Black Label miniseries. Within the final subject, Bruce awoke in a hospital and was instructed that his life as Batman was solely in his head, a figment of his creativeness. Nevertheless, he additionally appeared to find that the hospital was a charade orchestrated by Alfred, who was considerably older than Bruce remembered him being. All this was adopted by Bruce awaking in a postapocalyptic desert with solely a speaking Joker head in a lantern for firm.
In different phrases, your guess is nearly as good as ours about what’s actually happening right here. Is Bruce shedding his thoughts? Below the affect of some freaky new Scarecrow toxin? Or has the world actually gone to hell and Bruce slept by your complete factor? And talking of Scarecrow, if the quilt of this subject is any indication, he’s possible on his manner, together with Bane and god solely is aware of what else. If our unique preview of this new chapter is any indication, it might be absolutely anything. All we are able to do is wait and hope the perpetually ready Darkish Knight has a plan for the top of the world.
BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #2
Batman: Final Knight on Earth #2 by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and FCO Plascencia is in shops Wednesday.