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Author Archive: Jessica Nilo Alves

Last Week in the Batcave

I’d like to start this week’s article with a thankful prayer to Camazotz for not killing this weekly column and allowing us to get to the tenth edition of This Week in the Batcave. For those who...

The Watchmen Watch: A Study in Scarlet and Blue

Last week, The Flash #22 came out, bringing more questions than answers as to what has happened to the DC Universe timeline. But what is to come we do know, and it is the Doomsday Clock. Written by...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for August 2017

August will see the beginning of two special events. Dark Nights: Metal, the return of the Snyder-Capullo duo, will be hitting shelves together with Nightwing: The New Order, the Elseworlds series...

Last Week in the Batcave

The intruder alarm has been going crazy this week here in the Batcave. Our security has been breached by people from all over DC, people from Star City, Central City, Metropolis and even Manhattan. A...

Review: Super Sons #4

  In Brief: Superboy and Robin have their final confrontation with Kid Amazo.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with Lois and Alfred finding out that Jon and Damian have snuck...

Review: Batwoman #3

  In Brief: Batwoman investigates the Kali Corporation and finds out what they have planned for Coryana.   Summary (spoilers ahead): The issue starts with a brief sequence showing us how...

Last Week in the Batcave

For us Bat-Fans, yesterday was a very significant day. It was the day of Mary, the woman who called her son “little Robin” thus effectively giving birth not only to Dick Grayson, but to the Robin...

Nightwing Gets His First Elseworlds with The New Order

     The writer of the New 52 Nightwing series Kyle Higgins will be revisiting the hero this August to give him his first Elseworlds story. Titled New Order, the book is set in an...

The Watchmen Watch: A Study in Scarlet and Yellow

  May 2016 saw the release of DC Rebirth, bringing the New 52 to an end and spawning the current universe-spanning mystery: who is watching DC? “The Button” began with promises for...

Last Week in the Batcave

May the Fourth be with you, my Bat-companions. Five days overdue but you know, we are running on Mondays here. This week History Channel aired “Superheroes Decoded”, a documentary that studies...

Eisner Awards Nominees Announced Including 3 TBU Titles

  The nominees for the 2017 Eisner Awards, the biggest award in the comic book industry, has come out this week. Among the nominations, there are four nominations related to The Batman Universe...

Last Week in the Batcave

Five years ago, our cave was invaded by Owls as the first arc of the New 52 hit shelves. And now, it is being invaded by teenagers, as the third season of Young Justice and a live-action series of...

“The Button” Conclusion Delayed One Week

The currently ongoing crossover between The Flash and Batman has suffered some changes both in schedule and creative team. The Flash #22 is being moved forward one week later and will now be released...

Last 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...

Last 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...

Last 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 getting...

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...

Last 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...

Last 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 of...

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...