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Author Archive: Jessica Nilo Alves

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for June 2017

  June’s biggest news is the upcoming major summer event involving all of the DC multiverse. Dark Days: The Forge will be hitting stores June 14, written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion...

DC Announces Next Event Which Brings Dark Days this June

DC’s recent slow-burn trend with their events and mysteries gets another piece added to the puzzle. Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, Dark Days is a multiverse-spanning event coming...

Duke Thomas, first daytime Gotham Bat?

  Promotion for All Star Batman #8 had Scott Snyder giving two interviews last week, one for Comic Book Resources and one for Newsarama. Between answering questions regarding this issue in...

Review: Super Sons #2

In Brief: Robin and Superboy lead Lex Luthor on a merry chase and find clues on who has been breaking into LexCorp.   Summary: Following the same structure of the previous issue, we start off...

Review: Batwoman #1

In Brief: While tracking the Monster Venom, Batwoman’s only remaining lead brings back her past.   Summary: The issue opens with a question: If you want to cause pain, how do you pick your...

Jock to fill in for All-Star Batman #9

Apparently, there has been some trouble with deadlines for All-Star Batman #9. The original solicitations for this issue had Francesco Francavilla and Afua Richardson as pencilers. However, Jock, who...

Grayson’s Time as Agent 37 Gets Omnibus

Nightwing’s apparent demise in the Forever Evil crossover led to Dick Grayson, former boy wonder, becoming a superspy. Agent 37 was by no means a loved-by-all phase in the acrobat history, but...

Review: Super Sons #1

“So what’s your name?” “It’s Jonathan Kent, you know that.” “No, it’s Superboy, which means it’s time to forget going to bed on time… and...

Review: Batwoman: Rebirth #1

Batwoman: Rebirth is most assuredly a Rebirth title: it tells her origin story, sums up all of her significant previous story arcs and leaves a cliffhanger at the end for readers to come back. It...

Editorial: Light shines brighter when there is darkness – how Nightwing’s foes should be developed

A superhero is only as good as their rogues gallery. This is not an absolute truth, but it is a recurring tendency in the comics industry. And what is a rogues gallery without an arch nemesis, right?...

Review: Justice League Dark

The occult and supernatural side of DC has lost its live action film only to gain an animation one. This newest addition to the DC Animated Universe – DCAU for shorts – features a...

TBU Flashback Review: Batman: Faces

Originally released in Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #28-30 (Feb-April 1992)   Matt Wagner is the mind and hands behind FACES. For this story arc, he got nominated to three Eisner Awards in...

Editorial: Does it come in black? A short study on Batman’s Glass House from Batman v Superman

“[…] in this house with its four walls of glass I feel like a prowling animal, always on the alert. I am always restless. Even in the evening. I feel like a sentinel on guard day and night....