Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (DCEU #2)

Hello, hello!
Although I wasn’t too thrilled by Man of Steel, I’m not giving up on the DCEU just yet. The next movie in line is Batman vs. Superman, so let’s see how that turned out!

The Plot:

How do I even summarize this plot? Lex Luthor is a bad guy who somehow is obsessed with Superman. So he decides to manipulate him into a fight with Batman.

The Rating:

I thought I disliked Man of Steel, but I hadn’t seen this one yet. Wow, this was bad.

It starts with the title. When a film is called Batman vs. Superman I expect a big rivalry or something with the two guys going toe to toe with each other. However, this is not the case at all! There’s actually just one fight between the two that not one of them wants to be fighting. It’s just based on Lex Luthor threatening Superman’s loved ones.

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Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu (DC Icons #2)

Hey guys!
I just finished reading the second book in the DC Icons series. This time Marie Lu took a shot a Batman. Let’s see how that turns out!

The Plot:

A teenaged Bruce Wayne is sentenced to do community service at Arkham Asylum. There he meets an inmate involved with the Nightwalkers, a murderous gang that targets millionaires…

The Rating:

Oh boy, where do I even start with this one?
I know these books are about superheroes so there will be some unrealistic stuff in there. This, however, is pushing the boundaries of what I am inclined to accept.

For example, why on earth would a detective/the court think it’s a good idea to have a teenager on duty at the asylum with the most dangerous criminals in all of Gotham and where he is harassed by said inmates? This makes just no sense whatsoever, so a pretty big prerequisite for the story falls through for me.

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