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Author Archive: Matthew Mahar

Review: Batman Beyond: Rebirth #1

My experience with the characters of Batman Beyond wouldn’t be what anyone would call “extensive.”  I’ve seen a handful of episodes of the original series.  I’ve seen the Return of the...

Review: Batman #7

“I Am Gotham” is in the books and Tom King is taking a much-deserved step back and allowing a fill-in team of Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo to handle the core Bat-title’s opening salvo of...

Review: Batman #6

Now that Tom King’s first arc of Batman is in the books, we get the first Tom King epilogue story.  Epilogues are a tricky beast to manage, but more on that later.  We pick up shortly after the...

Review: Batman #5

When last we left Batman and his newfound friend-turned-enemy, Gotham, the latter was headed to destroy the root of the evil of Gotham City – the city itself.  While our hero does have several...

Review: Batman #4

We last left our newest superhero duo, the Gothams, in the clutches of Professor Hugo Strange, all-around bad guy, and his assistant Psycho Pirate, manipulator of emotions.  By the time Batman makes...

Review: Batman #3

The scene is a familiar one.  A family, mother, father, and son, obviously enjoying their time together, chooses the wrong back alley to cut down.  The bad man makes himself known.  The scuffle...

Review: Batman #2

The bi-weekly adventures of Batman and company continue with Batman #2, which wastes no time in getting down to business.  First, we have the re-introduction of another classic villain, Solomon...

Review: Dark Knight III: The Master Race #5

Gotham is tearing itself apart, yet again, in the pages of Dark Knight III #5.  It’s comforting, in a way, to know that nothing ever really changes.  The only difference is this time the chaos is...

Review: The Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade #1

While the Dark Knight III – The Master Race is on a brief hiatus, we are given a one shot placed before the events of The Dark Knight Returns, focused on an aging Batman and his impetuous sidekick,...

Review: Batman #1

The third volume of the main Batman series opens up with a brief scene set far above Gotham, where a plane is making its decent.  Through the window the Bat-signal is seen filling the night sky. ...

Review: Batman: Rebirth #1

Synopsis:  Last week DC Universe: Rebirth crashed onto the scene, coinciding with the finales of both the Darkseid War and Last Days of Superman.  The trinity of stories effectively brought about...