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Author Archive: Jessica Nilo Alves

This week in the Batcave

This week, I’ll welcome you all with a question. “Did you ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?”   This Sunday, Jack Nicholson celebrated his 80th birthday – guy is older...

Review: Super Sons #3

In Brief: Superboy and Robin have to fight their way out of a forest infested with Kid Amazo’s androids, even if what it takes is fighting each other.   Summary (spoilers): This action-packed...

Review: Batwoman #2

In Brief: In the island of Coryana, Batwoman faces the assassin from the Bazaar, the Knife, whom might be the connection between her past and The Many Arms of Death.   Summary (spoilers): We are...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for July 2017

  July will be pulling some dollars more from our pockets as Dark Days: The Casting – the second installment of the prelude to Dark Nights: Metal – will be released, at the cost of...

This Week in the Batcave

It seems we’ve had a bit of a bunny invasion here in the Batcave this weekend. Batman is here to wish a happy Easter for those who celebrate the holiday, and to pass them bunnies a message: the...

Gotham Academy to end this August

Gotham Academy has been running for a little over two years now, but the end is neigh. Two interviews with creators Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl have come out this week claiming...

This Week in the Batcave

  Hiya, me guano stinkin’ fellas! Past week had so much news that it got hard to digest, and we are still being overfed with tidbits of news about Dark Nights: Metal. As if we weren’t...

Details for War of Jokes and Riddles Revealed

  Last weekend’s Fan Expo Dallas was big when it comes to news on the upcoming DC events and arcs. If the announcement of Dark Nights was not reason enough, we also had Tom King unveiling...

This Week in the Batcave

  Welcome back to this dark and damp place us bats call home. This has been a crazy week with the release of the Justice League first official trailer, Joss Whedon being announced as writer and...

Snyder and Capullo Next Project, Dark Nights: Metal, Announced

The project that will give us the reunion of Greg Capullo and Scott Snyder has finally been officially announced, and it is a DC crossover event titled Dark Nights: Metal. Joining Capullo and Snyder...

This Week in the Batcave

  A fictional place where our heroes gather to defend Gotham, the Batcave would never have come into existence were it not for great comic writers and artists through the ages. The image of all...

Snyder and Capullo’s Next Project to be Unveiled Next Weekend

  This is going to be a busy summer for DC and Scott Snyder. After announcing Dark Days, a line-wide event written by him and James Tynion IV, DC will finally be revealing the details about the...

New Collected Editions Announced

The majority of the trade paperbacks announced together with June’s solicitations were Rebirth titles, with few exceptions such as Elseworlds: Justice League vol. 2. Besides that, DC’s effort...

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...

Chuck Dixon Unveils Birds of Prey Unpublished Issue

  An inventory issue of the Birds of Prey written by Chuck Dixon with art by Lito Fernandez has been unveiled in Dixon’s official website. Inventory issues are backup stories made for the...

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....