Batman: Bruce Wayne: Murderer? by Chuck Dixon

Title: Batman: Bruce Wayne.
Story arc: Murderer?
Series: Batman: Bruce Wayne, Fugitive #0.
Writer(s): Chuck Dixon, Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker, Devion Grayson & Kelley Puckett.
Penciller(s): Scott McDaniel, Roger Robinson, Rick Burchett, Rick Leonardi, Steve Lieber, Damion Scott, Pete Woods & Trevor McCarthy.
Inker(s): Andy Owens, John Floyd, Jesse Delperdang, Robert Campanella, Mick Gray, Klaus Janson, Andrew Pepoy, Rodney Ramos, Rob Leigh & Rob Stull.
Colourist(s): Jason Wright, Gregory Wright, Wildstorm FX, Lee Loughridge, Roberta Tewes, Gloria Vasquez, Noelle Giddings & Patricia Mulvihill.
Letterer(s): John Costanza, Willie Schubert, Bill Oakley, Todd Klein & Albert T. Deguzman.
PublisherDC Comics.

: Paperback.
Release Date: August 1st 2002.
Pages: 264.
Genre(s): Comics, Science-Fiction.
ISBN13: 9781563899133.
My Overall Rating:

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.


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24 thoughts on “Batman: Bruce Wayne: Murderer? by Chuck Dixon

  1. On a technical note, do you have a premade template for all those listings with the colorists, inkers, etc? and do you have to enter them in all manually? Because that’s enough work, in my eyes, for a whole review itself 😀

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    1. Hahahahah you’re the first to even ask that. With the block editor shenanigan, the “copy post” function does help me maintain the basic template of my posts but I actually manually enter and hyperlink all the names. At this point, it has become a routine/habit. 😀

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        1. It works perfectly and saves me loads of time. Of course, I have to erase the actual review and “metadata” that needs to be adapted to each new content but it otherwise saves me the trouble of adding all the things that don’t change from one review to another (e.g. the title graphics, the seperators, the quote section, etc.

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  2. Interesting – yet another series, along with Fugitive, that I’ve had sat on my shelf for years and not got round to reading yet! I really need to stop buying books, I can’t read them quick enough haha. Looking forward to this one, though.

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    1. Hahah good thing you’re in the middle of No Man’s Land though! You can follow that up with this event Murderer and Fugitive to better understand why some people are the way the are, who some of these newer are, AND where some of these new heroes come from! Thanks for reading, sir! 😀


  3. Awesome review Lashaan! I’ve heard of this and the follow up, Fugitive, but like No Man’s Land have never read it…in all honesty I’m put off by the overwhelming number of different writers and artists (you know how much I value consistency in comics). Still it’s good to hear some artistic similarity is maintained but I still can’t say it’s at the top of my list to check out.

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    1. Thanks, my friend! I can’t blame you for not having checked these out yet. Took me a while too for similar reasons. I’m not sure if the resolution in Fugitive will give us a good story overall but I hope it does, considering how “popular” this event used to be, especially in hopes of being as big as No Man’s Land. To be seen what Fugitive will deliver now. 😀

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  4. The premise really does sound interesting.
    Your opening made me think of all of us. Currently, we all seem to wear masks. I hear about people not being able to tell who’s who because of the mask ALL THE TIME! Personally, I think it’s rather silly to not be able to make out who’s who just because half of their face is covered. “My husband didn’t recognize our son.” Wait… what? Umm… maybe your husband needs to see a doctor… Anyway, it’s a great opportunity for heroes to emerge.

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    1. Hahahah for people to not be able to recognize blood relatives is indeed astonishing! Funny that you drew a parallel with ongoing events but it’s true. Many do become “different” people with a mask on, unable to observe emotions, everything does feel a lot less intimate at the end of the day!


  5. Though they can be hit or miss, these collaborations between so many creators can also be very interesting, seeing how well they mesh together. I like the idea of a murder mystery and I’ll be curious to know your thoughts once the entire thing is wrapped up.

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    1. Yep. I can’t say they’re my favourite but they’re fun to have occasionally just to build up a larger event that implicates more than one hero. I too am quite curious to find out the resolution of this whole murder mystery, especially with Batman being all grumpy these days (in this story arc).


  6. this sounds intriguing. I was already curious to know who was the culprit. I hate it when book ends without answers. I hope next one is coming out soon. from the title I guess batman broke the jail? I wouldn’t be surprised if that happens. Great review!

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