The Lazarus Volcano Erupts in ‘Batman vs. Robin’ #4!

DC’s Father vs. Son battle goes global on December 20, 2022!

Cover to Batman vs. Robin #4 by Mahmud Asrar and Nathan Fairbairn

DC’s new comic book event miniseries by Mark Waid, Mahmud Asrar, Jordie Bellaire and Steve Wands, Batman vs. Robin, launched this week to incredible praise and even more questions. Is Alfred Pennyworth back from the dead? Will Bruce and Damian finally be able to resolve their differences? The reviews are rolling in!


Praise for Batman vs. Robin #1

“If this first issue is any indication, the team behind Batman vs. Robin#1 have crafted a dramatic and gleefully fun rivalry that could shake up the larger DC mythos in the process.”

“Waid, Asrar, and co. all know what kind of story they’re telling, and lean into the bombastic event elements to great effect.”
—The Beat

“It’s not just father versus son… It's father versus son for the fate of the entire DC Universe.”

"Batman vs. Robin promises to be a truly incredible showdown spanning the history of the Dark Knight and DC."

“If you’re looking for good action and triple-A artwork, look no further than Batman vs. Robin.”

“Waid is a master of the DCU, same as he ever was, and I’m expecting this to be an event mini to remember.”

“This is the DC event book to watch through the end of the year. It’s eerie, action packed, and hits all the emotional beats. In other words, a must-read.”

“Batman vs. Robin #1 is captivating from start to finish and will have readers eager for more.”
—Comic Watch


Looking ahead to where this exciting, magic-based event series takes readers between now and the new year, a final battle erupts between Batman and Robin at the heart of Lazarus Island in Batman vs. Robin #4 on December 20th. In this penultimate issue, a strange tremor rocks the combatants to their senses…

This isn’t an island at all—it’s a volcano!

With the Devil Nezha pulling the strings and unbelievable transformative power about to explode out into the world, our heroes have no choice but to do the unthinkable—fall back! DC’s battle between father and son goes global as the Earth enters into the Lazarus Planet!

What’s next for Batman vs. Robin? Stay tuned for Batman vs. Robin #5, and more, in January 2023! The world will change forever!


2023 promo image by Ariel Colon

Written by MARK WAID
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
Variant covers by SIMONE DI MEO and SWEENEY BOO
1:25 variant cover by JOHN GIANG
1:50 variant cover by TONY HARRIS
$5.99 US | 48 pages | 4 of 5 | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
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