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Superman and Batman confront Wonder Woman about all the two have been keeping from the rest of the Justice League. Diana is clearly unhappy with what Clark and Bruce have done. The World’s Finest find Wonder Woman barrelling through a horde of clay beasts and she leaves before Superman and Batman can explain themselves. Clark and Bruce depart to handle local threats in their respective hometowns before confronting the infected Commissioner in the prison beneath the Hall of Justice.
Batman/Superman #6 provides an epilogue to the series’ first story arc dealing with the Batman Who Laughs and his infected Secret Six. In this issue, our two star players attempt to confront Wonder Woman and face the consequences therein.
It’s a largely personal issue for Superman and Batman, with each coping with the consequences of their secrets and deciding how to change for the better going forward. Wonder Woman is the force of blunt and moral realism in this issue, forcing Clark and Bruce to face the consequences of their actions. We also get to see how other members of the Justice League react to the existence of the Infected as well as Superman and Batman secretly holding the Batman Who Laughs.
The ending provides an enticing teaser for the next story arc of the title.
David Marquez once again amazes with his character work in this issue. We get a number of excellent action panels featuring Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman as well as beautiful spreads of our two title characters. Marquez is truly a modern great. Alejandro Sanchez once again proves himself a brilliant color artist in this issue as well, giving a vibrant palette to this beautiful comic.
Batman/Superman #6 is an engaging epilogue to the conflict with the Infected and the Batman Who Laughs. The World’s Finest experience a cold confrontation with Wonder Woman before soul-searching for what to do about their past mistakes. It’s a compelling and gorgeous comic and it earns a recommendation. Check it out.
Batman/Superman #6 comes to us from writer Joshua Williamson, artist David Marquez, color artist Alejandro Sanchez, letterer John J. Hill, cover artist David Marquez with Alejandro Sanchez, and variant cover artist Simone Bianchi.
Final Score: 8/10
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