Batman’s New Arc Is His Most Meta Story Yet

Contains spoilers for Batman #127!Part of what makes a character like Batman so exciting to read about is his long and fascinating history. By leveraging this history, Chip Zdarsky and Jorge Jiménez are making the Batman series the most enjoyable it has been in years while also making it the most meta it has been in quite some time. Being meta doesn’t necessarily mean breaking the 4th wall like a character such as Deadpool does. Instead, it can mean using the story and character to comment on itself and its history.
The last time a Batman story was this meta …