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Author Archive: Jim Remolde

Review: Secret Six #7

“There’s Something at the Door, Darling” opens in Tibet. We find Phantom Stranger, Deadman (Boston Brand), and Felix Faust. The three are joining to a meeting where they are to discuss the...

Review: Titans Hunt #1

“Titans Hunt Chapter One: The Brave and the Bold” opens with Roy Harper. He looks like the Roy we know from the Post Flashpoint Universe. He is staring at a water tower. It looks like a giant T...

Review: Teen Titans #12

“Rogue Targets Part IV” opens with Superboy attacking, declaring that he wants his life back. We hear a voice over granting Kon’s wish. He, Wonder Girl, Kid Flash and Red Robin are whisked...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #5

“Gotham Born Part 2” is simply a fight issue. What I enjoyed the most about this issue was that it was not “Batman” verses Red Hood and Arsenal, but rather all three against Underbelly. On to...

Review: Batman Beyond #5

“Brave New Worlds Part 5” continues with the fight for Gotham. Brother Eye’s forces are decimating the police and military resistance but the humans are not giving up. Back in the Batcave, Tim...

Review: New Suicide Squad Annual #1

The “Monsters” conclusion starts with the League overseeing the execution of Captain Boomerang. They have him locked in a cylinder and are filling it with water to drown him for his crimes...

Review: Gotham by Midnight #9

“The Truth” consists of three separate scenes: the questioning of Jim Corrigan, the questioning of Lisa Drake, and the search warrant execution at the Midnight Shift precinct. The scenes shift...

Review: Secret Six #6

“Whippings and Apologies” opens with Catman and Strix still conscious facing off with Riddler and his gang. The others: Black Alice, Porcelain and Ventriloquist are unconscious from the knockout...

Review: New Suicide Squad #12

“Monsters” continues with a stunned Reverse Flash attempting to get back on his feet after the battle at the refinery. Meanwhile the League scientists are attempting to study the captive Parasite...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #4

“Gotham Born” opens with Red Hood and Arsenal in battle with the Jim Gordon Batman. The two partners discuss their situation and we go into flashback mode.   We go to hours earlier, Roy and...

Review: Batman Beyond #4

“Brave New Worlds Part 4” opens at Neo Gotham. Batman, Barbara, and Micron are on the roof looking at hordes of Brother Eye’s drones descend on the city. After a quick exchange where Micron...

Review: Teen Titans #11

“Rogue Targets” part 3 opens where the previous issue ended with Red Robin cradling and incapacitated Raven in Manchester Black’s apartment with the Elite led by Wonder Girl just outside....

Review: Gotham By Midnight #8

“The Jungle” opens with Lisa Drake on the streets of Gotham. She is talking to Corrigan on her phone. Corrigan does not want to be out on the streets because of the Spectre and Drake senses...

Review: Secret Six #5

“Block Party” opens in the back yard of Big Shot. Big Shot is barbecuing for the group. After some small talk, Wells asks Blake where Alice and Strix are. Strix is holding the garden gnome in a...

Review: New Suicide Squad #11

“Monsters” continues the next day. Deadshot is on the street and finally finds the League caravan racing to their destination. He calls out asking about Boomerang and Manta. He sees the truck...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #3

“Tales from the Underbelly” starts with Arsenal shooting Red Hood with an arrow. He did this to save Jason from falling to his death. As Roy lifts Jason, we see a huge billboard advertising Red...

Review: Batman Beyond #3

Brave New Worlds Part 3 opens at Neo Gotham. Nora and Matt are discussing the lack of news from Tim about the rescue of Max. Matt says that he knew Tim would fail and that Terry would have succeeded...

Review: Gotham By Midnight Annual #1

“The Gentleman Ghost” opens with Jim Craddock and Eleanor Weir enjoying a romantic moment on a balcony over Gotham Harbor. During a kiss Craddock removes a necklace from Eleanor’s neck....

Review: Teen Titans #10

“Rogue Targets Part 2” opens where the previous issue ended with the Titans and the Elite facing off with each other in the penthouse apartment of Chicago’s John Hancock building. Cassie has...

Review: Gotham By Midnight #7

“Nobody Cares” opens with a flashback of Lt Sam Weaver, the head of the Midnight Shift. It is thirty years ago and a young Sam is discovering the dead body of this father who committed suicide....

Review: Justice League Gods and Monsters: Batman #1 (Digital Chapters #1-3)

“Justice League Gods and Monsters: Batman Hunger” opens with a man beating his wife. The abusive husband is attacked by a very hungry vampire who quickly kills him. The wife attacks the vampire...

Review: Secret Six #4

“Friends in Low Places” opens two days ago and centers on how the team ended up in Big Shot’s home. We start with Blake and Shot buying hot dogs and discussing where they are going to go. After...

Review: Earth 2 Society #2

“Guardian Angel” begins with Dick Grayson the new Earth 2 Batman chasing down Terry Sloan in New Gotham. The time is one year after planet fall. Sloan’s destination is the TSS Endurance which...

Review: New Suicide Squad #10

“Monsters” continues with a member of the League showing Deadshot, Black Manta, and Boomerang a school in the village they are located in. Boomerang appears to be showing an interest in the...

Review: Batman Beyond #2

Brave New Worlds Part 2 opens with Tim, Barbara, and Max trying to avoid the processing at the Lodge. We see other humans being taken down by drones. Only Tim, Barbara, and Max escape while Tim...

Review: Teen Titans #9

We open on the John Hancock Center in Chicago. Tim and Chimera are on one of the radio towers of the building. Chimera has taken the form of Red Robin, according to her dialog it’s the only way she...

Review: Gotham by Midnight #6

The issue opens with the funeral for Sister Justine, who died in the previous issue. After the funeral the team discusses the Spectre as well as the power of Drake. She has what is called Faerie...

Review: Secret Six #3

“The Nine Levels of Suburbia” opens with Blake jumping around a suburb. He comes across a man beating a dog. Blake intervenes stating that he hates dogs but he hates “waling turds” like this...

Review: New Suicide Squad #9

Monsters open with Deadshot talking with a boy. It is night and their location is not known, the boy offers Floyd a light.   We shift to four weeks earlier at Floyd Lawton’s cell at Belle...

Review: Batman Beyond #1

Editor’s Note: Please note that in addition to Issue #1 this reviewer also talks about the 8-Page Preview of “Batman Beyond” seen in the “Convergence” titles during the month of May  ...