We all knew it was inevitable. Death is never permanent in comic books and when Bruce Wayne checked out back in Final Crisis, it was just a matter of time before we’d see him again. The odd thing is, with Dick Grayson and Damien Wayne as the replacement Batman and Robin providing the most incredible entertainment the bat books have seen in years, I’m actually not really excited to see the guy come back.
Well, here it is anyway because Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne, a 6-issue mini series written by Grant Morrison kicks off this week. Essentially portraying Bruce’s journey throughout time itself (I still don’t get it), the book promises to put together the storyline pieces that the scribe has been spreading throughout his run on the character ever since he took over the main title back in 2006.
Now look. I’m definitely interested in seeing how everything is tied up – this is Grant Morrison after all and that guy is a crazy genius. I just hope that even though Bruce is coming back, it doesn’t mean that he’ll be immediately jumping back into the cape and cowl. This new dynamic duo is just too much fun and I don’t want it to be over with any time soon.