Silently Screaming: The Shadow/Batman #5 Sets Up A Showdown

by Hannah Means Shannon

The crossover between The Shadow and Batman is back this week for a 5th issue from DC Comics and Dynamite, written by Steve Orlando, and illustrated by Giovanni Timpano. The series so far has gradually unveiled an organization called the Silent Seven and Batman, Robin, and The Shadow have all been suggested to be puppets in their vast machinations. Undermined, losing confidence in themselves, can Batman, Robin, and the Shadow still pull together and fight together to confront The Seven?

Covers for #5 are by Brandon Peterson, Philip Tan, Derek Charm, Robert Carey, and Giovanni Timpano.

Here’s a closer look at this week’s issue, which was released on February 7th, 2018: