In lieu of the fact that I may not have been the only one to miss the release of Batman Confidential #19, Iâ€™ve decided, in the face of the release of issue #20, to review both. I wonâ€™t do it at the same time, because that would take away from the fact that these are two really great issues, and deserved of their own time in the sun.
Set relatively soon after Bruce Wayne took up the mantle of the Batman, Batman Confidential tells the stories of Batmanâ€™s early outings.Â I first jumped on to the book at issue 17, because of the Batgirl/Barbara Gordon story being told. I am so glad that I did, and look forward to getting my hands on a TPB of the earlier issues. Batman Confidential #17 and #18 tell the story of Batgirlâ€™s first encounter with Catwoman. There isnâ€™t a Batman to be found in these issues, and when weâ€™re dealing with one of my favorite characters, Batgirl, the less Batman the