Originally Posted by ACt
Urahara's bankai is probably already stolen or so horrendously lame that he doesn't use it because otherwise, wouldn't he have against Aizen? Oh, wait no, that's right, he needed to hit him with a bunch of shit so Ichigo could go into the inbetween realm to learn something new to one cut the butterfly Aizen and then lose his bankai, deal with Xcution and then whatever and this stuff to happen. All part of the plan.
Seriously. This manga sucks. We just had two chapters to go "Got you!" "LOL Nope."
I don't want to see them parse as story association or progression. I just want to see the artwork.