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Author Archive: Ian Miller

Review: Detective Comics #939

In Brief: In the aftermath of their escape from the Colony, Batman (Bruce Wayne), Batwoman (Kate Kane), and their team go into overdrive to thwart Jacob Kane’s plans.   Summary (Spoilers):...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #1

In Brief: Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), and the Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) form a reluctant partnership in their hunt for the new Oracle.   Summary (Spoilers): Black...

Review: Detective Comics #938

In Brief: Batwoman (Kate Kane) leads her team in daring surprise attack on the Colony to rescue Batman from her father.   Summary (Spoilers): Many years ago, Colonel Jacob Kane was assigned to a...

Review: Batgirl #1

In Brief: Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) ventures beyond Burnside to travel Asia, starting with Japan, where she meets old friends and even older inspirations.   Summary (Spoilers): In Japan, a...

Review: Detective Comics #937

In Brief: Batman takes on the Colony from the inside, as his team regroups.   Summary (Spoilers): Batman wakes up in a special cell after being captured by the Colony. He sees two masked agents...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1

In Brief: The hunt for Oracle begins as Batgirl (Barbara Gordon), Black Canary (Dinah Lance), and Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) collide!   Summary (Spoilers): Batgirl opens the issue using...

Review: Detective Comics #936

In Brief: Batwoman (Kate Kate) faces hard choices in the aftermath of Batman’s defeat by the Colony.   Summary (Spoilers): Using foam panel separation gutters in a beer glass, Kate recounts...

Review: Detective Comics #935

In Brief: As Batwoman takes the team through intensive training, Batman’s fight against the Colony reaches a critical point.   Summary (Spoilers): Spoiler (Stephanie Brown), a seemingly...

Review: Detective Comics #934

In Brief: In the face of a shadowy threat to all of Gotham’s vigilantes, Batman and Batwoman (Kate Kane) invite Red Robin (Tim Drake), Spoiler (Stephanie Brown), Orphan (Cassandra Cain), and...

Review: DC Universe: Rebirth #1

In Brief: Wally West travels throughout the DC Universe, searching for someone who remembers him so he can deliver a dire warning.   Summary (Spoilers): Chapter 1: Lost- Wally opens the story...

Review: Gotham Academy #18

In Brief: The first semester of Gotham Academy closes with Maps and Olive chasing down their yearbook, stolen by Robin!   Summary (Spoilers): The issue picks up right where #17 left off –...

Review: Batman v Superman Tie-Ins Part 2

Today we continue our look at the tie-in material for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. If you didn’t catch part one of our coverage, yesterday, head over here to check it out.   Cross...

Review: Batman v Superman Tie-Ins Part 1

One of the fun things about major media event films is the tie-in material that gives the fan hankering for more stories in the universe capturing their imagination. The last three major films...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #26

In Brief: As the Bat-Family converges on Mother’s Arctic hideout, Harper Row’s story comes to its climax, demonstrating the true meaning of Batman and Robin for all time.   Summary...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #25

In Brief: The Bat-family holds the line against Mother’s technology and army of Orphan assassins.   Summary (Spoilers): As the Bat-family battles desperately against the hordes of Mother’s...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #24

In Brief: Dick Grayson and his allies continue the desperate battle against Mother around the world.   Summary (Spoilers): We open pretty much squarely in the eight page preview with Dick...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #23

In Brief: During the first hour of Mother’s worldwide attack, the Robins use Midnighter’s teleportation gates to recruit help.   Summary (Spoilers): As we see children in cities across the...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #22

In Brief: The Robins regroup as the captured Harper Row and Cassandra Cain witness the start of Mother’s worldwide attack.   Summary (Spoilers): In the Arctic, Mother oversees the start of her...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #21

In Brief: In the aftermath of the Cairo disaster, Bruce Wayne must ask himself: how is Batman different than Mother?   Summary (Spoilers): In the past, Batman returns from Egypt and his bloody...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #20

In Brief: Orphan (David Cain) and Poppy score a major victory for Mother in the battle at Spyral against Dick Grayson, Helena Bertinelli, and their allies.   Summary (Spoilers): The “Not so...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #19

In Brief: The Robins and Spyral leadership struggle against Mother’s Ichthys mind control signal at Spyral Headquarters.   Summary (Spoilers): Just outside St. Hadrian’s, a school bus full...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #18

In Brief: The inevitable result of bringing an enemy into your secret base occurs. Oops.   Summary (Spoilers): At Spyral headquarters (St. Hadrian’s), Tim Drake presents what he and Jason Todd...

Review: Secret Hero Society #1: Study Hall of Justice

Editor’s Note: This book was previously announced in September and this is the first volume. This is currently available at fine retailers including Amazon.   In Brief: What if Bruce...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #17

In Brief: At Spyral headquarters, Dick Grayson, Helena Bertinelli, and Harper Row seek answers from the Orphan, David Cain.   Summary (Spoilers): At St. Hadrian’s School for Girls, the Spyral...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #16

In Brief: Tim Drake (Red Robin) and Jason Todd (Red Hood) fight their way to the heart of the Order of St. Dumas together, and Azrael (Jean Paul Valley) proves his worth.   Summary (Spoilers):...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #15

In Brief: Red Robin (Tim Drake) and Red Hood (Jason Todd) face the heart of the Order of St. Dumas.   Summary (Spoilers): Azrael (Jean-Paul Valley) sits in Gnosis, the secret city of the Order...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #14

In Brief: In the past and present, Batman and Dick Grayson face wheels and deals with the Scarecrow (Dr. Crane), the Orphan (David Cain), and of course Mother.   Summary (Spoilers): Batman and...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #13

In Brief: Cassandra Cain’s paths in the past and present converge with the Bat-family as Mother and Orphan’s plans for destruction ramp up.   Summary (Spoilers): Rather disjointedly,...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #12

In Brief: Dick Grayson and the Sculptor delve into the past, setting the stage for the midpoint of our story.   Summary (Spoilers): When he hears Harper Row say Batman’s name, Dick forces...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #11

In Brief: The Sculptor takes Harper Row (Bluebird) on a wild psychic trip through Cassandra Cain’s history.   Summary (Spoilers): At David Cain’s house, Dick Grayson and Harper react...