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Author Archive: Bill Heuer

Review: New Suicide Squad #19

Synopsis: Picking up right after the last issue, the team is under attack from the Fist of Cain. Cheetah and Razer attempt to escape but are interrupted by Adam Reed launching into a “villainous...

Review: Justice League: Darkseid War Special #1

Synopsis: While the battle between the Justice League and the shadow demons rages on in Gotham, we see inside the ring of Volthoom and the captured soul of Jessica Cruz. A voice tells Jessica that...

Review: We Are Robin #10

Synopsis: The issue opens in a nightclub in Gotham where Smiley is “entertaining” a crowd during open mic night. He explains to the crowd about how his buddy coached him for an open mic night and...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us-Year Five #6 (Digital Chapters #11-12)

Synopsis: Chapter eleven picks up right after the events of the last issue and Bizarro killing Heatwave and Weather Wizard. Bizarro has taken the Trickster with him as a new friend. They first arrive...

Review: New Suicide Squad #18

Synopsis: The issue opens with Harley retelling a story about a lunch lady at Belle Reve caught between Deadshot and Captain Boomerang. Despite numerous interruptions from fellow team members, Harley...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #5 (Digital Chapters #9-10)

Synopsis: During a ceremony in Smallville honoring Clark as Superman, the Rogues execute a number of attacks on multiple bases of the Regime. With the help of Mirror Master, they are able to escape...

Review: Justice League #48

Synopsis: In the Lexcorp building, the Justice League tries to determine if joining Owlman and the Crime Syndicate is the best approach in defeating the Anti-Monitor. Adding to the tension, the newly...

Review: We Are Robin #9

Synopsis: The issue opens inside an abandoned Wayne Corp reconstruction home where a few thugs come upon Smiley hiding out from the authorities. It has been a few days since he murdered his parents...

Review: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #3

Synopsis: Bruce opens the issue with an inner monologue about his vulnerability that has come with both age and too many battles. He acknowledges that the fire that has always fueled him is still...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year-Five #4 (Digital Chapters #7-8)

Synopsis: Chapter seven picks up from last issue with Batman arriving at Wayne Manor to take on Superman and some of his Regime members. As Mirror Master and Alfred watch the battle from the windows...

Review: Earth 2 Society #9

Synopsis: “One Nation Indivisible” picks up where issue #8 ended with Hawkgirl discovering Fury and the surviving Amazonians. She watches as Fury spars with multiple warriors and tries to get...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year: Five #3 (Digital Chapters #5-6)

Synopsis: Starting off the issue, Bizarro is still in Germany and staying with the nice older man who had found him in the street. The man is a tailor and presents a Superman uniform for Bizarro....

Review: New Suicide Squad #17

Synopsis: The issue opens with a flashback three months ago in Moscow. Horus International is helping out with providing supplies to the people there who have been apparently devastated by the...

Review: We Are Robin #8

Synopsis: Part one of the next storyline in the We Are Robin series, “Jokers”, begins with the story of a juvenile delinquent named Johnny Bender or “Smiley” because of his permanent grin. He...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #2 (Digital Chapters #3-4)

Synopsis: The issue picks up where chapter two left off with Bane entering the fight between Superman and Doomsday. Bane’s inner monologue remarks that the two super beings are equally matched and...

Review: Earth 2: Society #8

Synopsis: Picking up after the formation of the Justice Society, the story now shows Hawkgirl who has been absent for some time. She has taken it upon herself to map out this new world. Kendra is...

Review: Robin War #2

Well, the war is over and, unfortunately, it did not exactly deliver the big ending I was hoping for following the end of Robin War #1. Granted, this issue had some cool moments and was an enjoyable...

Review: Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #1 (Digital Chapters #1-2)

Synopsis: This year begins with Superman surveying the destruction of a prison that held the world’s super villains (or at least the enemies of Superman). It is revealed that it was Plastic Man who...

Review: Justice League #47

Opening in Gotham, Batman is arguing with Green Lantern about getting out of the Mobius Chair. Batman tells Green Lantern that the chair has helped him stop much more crime in Gotham than he ever...

Review: Justice League #46

As it has been in previous issues of Darkseid War, Wonder Woman’s opening dialogue centers on a Greek myth. She chronicles the story of Ino of Thebes who gave birth to Zeus’ child and angered his...

Review: We Are Robin #7

Opening with a flashback, a young Dick Grayson is performing with his parents in Haley’s Circus. He completes an amazing acrobatic feat as the crowd cheers. Returning to present day, Dick and...

Review: Earth 2: Society #7

The issue starts with the entering of Green Lantern into the mix of heroes as they battle Doctor Impossible. Power Girl is trying to convince Huntress not to side with Doctor Impossible in starting...

Review: New Suicide Squad #15

The issue opens with the team flying to Dallas to confront the Calvary Corporation, namely their CEO Ms. Pesta. During the flight, Boomerang is shooting off his mouth and being told to shut up...

Review: Robin War #1

The war has finally begun. I have been looking forward to this event for some time and just could not wait to see all the Robins meet up with a new Batman and a threat like the Court of Owls. We Are...

Review: We Are Robin #6

The issue opens with a news anchor discussing the recent plans the city has for rebuilding the Hall of Records following the bombing a few issues back. We then pick up right where the last issue...

Review: Earth 2: Society #6

At the end of the previous issue, Batman revealed that Jimmy Olsen tried to crash the Overwatch ship into the Earth as well as murdered Terry Sloan. Jimmy Olsen has now been shown to have godlike...

Review: Bat-Mite #6

This being the last issue of the mini-series, I was not sure how they would conclude a relatively lackluster series. I was surprised that I enjoyed this last issue as much as I did. Although I have...

Review: Justice League: Darkseid War: Batman #1

What would happen if a man became a god? Would he change the world with his power or would that power just change him? The first one shot from the Darkseid War shows exactly what happens when a...

Review: We Are Robin #5

Opening in a dark alley of Gotham, a homeless man is being recruited to join the underground army. The recruiter tells the homeless man that he can be cleansed by “the masters”. Coming...

Review: Justice League #45

Darkseid is dead. The huge ending to the last issue is obviously being felt throughout the universe. While Wonder Woman’s internal monologue centers on humanity questioning the mortality of gods,...