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Has Batman #86 Still 86'ed Alfred Pennyworth? (Spoilers)

Batman #86. New writers, editors, artists, we can all forget about what some saw as those stylistic excesses of Tom King for the past four years of Batman. No more discussions of whether it was the roof, the boat or the beach, no more Kite-Man hell yeahs, no more punching people with POWs, no more Hanna-Barbera cartoons finding a home in Gotham, no more running through the rogue list in order, one panel at a time, and no more indication that Batman is going to die, and that this is all one story. Oh and no more overpresent Bane or Thomas Wayne. Their presence has been exorcised from the comic with the coming of James Tynion IV, Tony S Daniel and Danny Miki, to Bob Harras' approval.


Oh wait though, there was that one thing…


No. More. Alfred Pennyworth. I was rather reminded of this…


For similar reasons…

How Did Bruce Wayne Kill Alfred Pennyworth? Batman #83 Spoilers

Still… there is architecture. Lots and lots of architecture…

Batman #86 Has Still 86'ed Alfred Pennyworth

Batman #86 is out today from DC Comics… I bought mine from Piranha Comics in Kingston-Upon-Thames. Piranha Comics is a small south London comic store chain with a small south-east store in Kingston-Upon Thames's market centre, which runs Magic The Gathering nights on Fridays, and a larger south-west store in Bromley, which also runs Magic nights and has an extensive back issue collection and online store. If you are in the neighbourhood, check them out.

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(W) James Tynion IV (A) Danny Miki (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel
It's a new day in Gotham City, but not the same old Batman. With Bane vanquished and one of his longtime allies gone, Batman has to start picking up the pieces and stepping up his game. Batman has a new plan for Gotham City, but he's not the only one. Deathstroke has returned as well, under a mysterious new contract that could change everything. Beginning a whole new chapter in the life of the Dark Knight, the epic art team of Tony S. Daniel and Danny Miki are joined by new series writer James Tynion IV! In Shops: Jan 08, 2020 SRP: $3.99

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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