Comic Review 221 // The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries, Vol. 1

 


Why can't I stay away from the comics at the Library? I have so many in my own collection begging to read, but here I am, picking up another fresh title.

Title: The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries, Vol. 1

Author: Ivan Cohen & Sholly Fisch

Art: Randy Elliott & Dario Brizuela

Blurb: The Dark Knight teams up with Scooby-Doo and the sleuths of Mystery Inc. in a series of adventures and mysteries!

It all starts when Batman discovers his original purple gloves are missing—Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby-Doo will have to go back in time to solve the case!

And when a ghost starts haunting the Batcave, there's no one like Scooby-Doo and Mystery Inc. to help Batman get to the bottom of it! Even if the ghost turns out to be fake....how did someone get into the Batcave to create a phony phantom?

Catch these adventures and more in The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mystery Vol. 1, collecting The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries #1-6!

Publisher: DC Comics

Format: 128 pages, Paperback

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Review

Not the first time I have seen a Scooby Doo/Batman crossover. But definitely the first time I've been interested enough to pick it up. My youngest is really getting into Batman, so any chance to read the lighter versions of the Cape Crusader must always be taken!

This was definitely an interesting piece, as each issue/story had us travelling through the different eras of Batman's career. Starting in his earliest days all the way up to the "present". We get some child-friendly fun adventures with time-travelling included. Along with some reappearances of classic characters like Harvey Harris and Ace the Bathound. Also hidden among the artwork are nods to past adventures at even I as a part-time fan recognized.

The artwork was fun, it is very Scooby Doo and Hanna-Barbera, bright, colourful, engaging, and just perfect to get my youngest locked into the storytelling. They did justice to the entire series and the characters involved and it seems like it was produced by a team who truly cared.

Worth the read and I can forsee the youngest requesting it again soon!

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