Batman: Battle for the Cowl #3

    Batman: Battle for the Cowl » Batman: Battle for the Cowl #3 - Last Man Standing released by DC Comics on July 1, 2009.

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    With the destruction of Arkham Asylum, the return of the Black Mask, and dozens of Gotham City's most lethal villains rioting through the streets, Nightwing, Robin and their allies seem to have their hands full. But when you add a deadly Jason Todd masquerading as a gun-toting Batman to the mix, things have definitely spiraled out of control!

    This is the issue everyone's been waiting for--find out who wins the Battle for the Cowl! Who earns the right to take on the mantle of the Bat? Will it be Robin? Jason Todd? Nightwing? Azrael? Catwoman? Two-Face? Damian Wayne? Batwoman? Or someone completely unexpected?

    This three-issue series continues to shock and surprise as the battle comes to a startling finale for the ages!

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    Originally Posted on May 21, 2009.        As I mentioned, I don't think it was ever really a question of who would win the cowl.  There are only a few worthy candidates that could really fill the shoes,  I see this more as a trip through the Bat-universe to see where we're going next.  There were a few plot elements introduced that we'll be seeing over the next year.  All the various tie-ins and mini-series worked against these three issues by making it feel like it dragged ...

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    Since any comic book creator always has to ask himself "What happens next?" Not all of the storylines are tied up in this issue. Some even make up some questions to be answered later.   At the end of the day, we get a pretty good ending to the big event here. I actually think the scene where Jason Todd "died" was a scene with a Joker some years back. Of course we can assume Jason will make his return some time later, and I can see him becoming a better villain for Dick than he was for Bruce Wayn...

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