The latest episode of Titans brings back Game of Thrones actor Iain Glen as Bruce Wayne, with a surprising homage to Batman '66.
The features editor of CBR, Kevin Melrose has covered comics, film, television and culture for the Eisner Award-winning website since 2008. A former newspaper editor and designer, Kevin has also worked in advertising and public relations, and as a nightclub manager and promoter. His writing has also appeared in Comic Foundry, Philadelphia Weekly and Time Inc. Books' Rise of the Superhero, among other publications. He can be found on Twitter at @kevin_melrose, although he seldom tweets, preferring instead to spend his free time researching obscure folklore and raising chickens.
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Titans resolves Jason Todd's fate with a convenient assist by another hero, who may have been brought down in the process.
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Deathstroke's plan on Titans to use the abducted Jason Todd as bait doesn't go quite as planned, leading the assassin to improvise.
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Dick Grayson is called upon to "be Batman" in the Titans' fight against Deathstroke, which may result in a darker turn than anyone anticipated.
In Titans' new flashback episode, Deathstroke kills the hero viewers expected. However, there's evidence he may have targeted someone else.
Although Deathstroke was introduced in the Titans Season 2 premiere as the new threat, it's another comic book foe who strikes first.
In the second episode of Titans Season 2, "Rose," Donna Troy drops a reference to a DC hero who has a long comic book history with the team.
Game of Thrones star Iaian Glen makes his debut as Bruce Wayne in the Titans Season 2 premiere, and gives us a warm, self-effacing Batman.
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