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Author Archive: Paul Shanly

Review: Nightwing #37

Overview: Nightwing remembers his early days as Robin back to the first time he encountered the Judge.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens at the Lucky Lighthouse Casino where the...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #3

Overview: Batman tries to take advantage of a moment of weakness to take down Bane.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with Robin going head to head with Michelangelo in a video game...

Review: Suicide Squad #33

Overview: The Suicide Squad takes on a new member as they fight off an alien invasion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with the Suicide Squad on a mission against an alien menace...

Review: Nightwing #36

Overview: A wounded Nightwing tears through the Bludhaven underworld while the Judge stays one step ahead of him.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens in the Bludhaven Mayor’s Office...

Review: The Shadow/Batman #4

Overview: Robin continues to investigate the Secret Seven on his own while Batman finds himself under the control of Shiwan Kahn.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issues opens with Robin...

Review: Suicide Squad #32

Overview: The story arc comes to a close as the Suicide Squad race to escape the moon and kill the Red Wave Monster.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with a flashback panel to June...

Review: Nightwing #35

Overview: A new villain from Nightwing’s past surfaces when the Judge comes to Bludhaven.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with a mysterious man in sunglasses and a beard sitting...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #2

Overview: Batman and Robin travel to the Turtles’ New York City where Bane has seized control of the Foot Clan.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with Batman confronting Ra’s Al...

Review: Suicide Squad #31

Overview: The Red Wave monster moves closer to earth and the Suicide Squad are reunited with an old teammate.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): On a forgotten prison on the Moon, Rick Flag Sr,...

Review: Nightwing #34

Overview: Nightwing, Blockbuster, Defacer, and the Run-Offs face off with Raptor and Pigeon for the fate of Bludhaven.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issues open with Defacer narrating a...

Review: The Shadow/Batman #3

Overview: The Shadow and Batman strike back at the Secret Seven from their civilian identities and a shocking truth is revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Story opens at Wayne Enterprises...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1

Overview: Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles deal with power struggles within the Foot Clan and League Of Assassins.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with in the New York...

Review: Suicide Squad #30

Overview: The Suicide Squad faces off on the Moon with the Red Wave monster.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at the Argent space station where Karin Grace looks on with concern as...

Review: Nightwing #33

Overview: Nightwing teams with Blockbuster to fight off a casino full of blockbusterized monsters as Raptor puts his master plan into motion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at...

Review: Suicide Squad #29

Overview: The Suicide Squad goes to the Moon to kill a monster.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issues picks up on the moon where Katana and her team (Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, and Captain...

Review: Nightwing #32

Overview: Nightwing and Raptor talk over a game of Blackjack.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens with Raptor narrating over a flashback of the death of Dick Grayson’s parents and an...

Review: The Shadow/Batman #2

Overview: Batman and the Shadow team up again and the villains behind the Silent Seven are revealed.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue opens with at Robin’s hideout in New York where the...

Review: Suicide Squad #28

Overview: The Suicide Squad’s mission in space continues as they meet Rick Flag Sr. and embark on a mission to the moon.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens on the defunct Task Force...

Review: Nightwing #31

Overview: Raptor continues his plans for revenge by attacking Blockbuster as Nightwing looses another ally.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens at the Marcus Casino where a group of...

Review: Batman vs Two-Face

Overview:  Batman and Robin come face to face with Two-Face in this animated spin-off of the 1966 live action series.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead):  The movie opens with an experimental machine...

Review: Suicide Squad #27

Overview: The Suicide Squad launches in to space to investigate a new threat to Amanda Waller.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The issue kicks off with Boomerang eating a bucket of chicken and...

Review: Nightwing #30

Overview: Nightwing deals with a new romance with Huntress and looks for allies as Raptor returns to Bludhaven.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Nightwing swings through Bludhaven remarking about...

Review: The Shadow/Batman #1

Overview: Batman, Robin, and The Shadow each begin to investigate a new threat, the Silent Seven.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story opens in on New Year’s Eve in New York City with...

Review: Suicide Squad #26

Overview: Gotham Resistance Part 3: Harley Quinn, Killer Croc, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Robin (for brevity’s sake lets call them the Gotham Resistance Team) face a super powered Poison Ivy as...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #6

Overview: Batman must choose whether or not to become the next Shadow as they fight the Joker, the Stag and his army for the fate of Shamba-La.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batman wakes up in...

Review: Nightwing #29

Overview: Nightwing, Robin, Green Arrow, Harley Quinn and Killer Croc continue there way to Challenger Mountain and confront a superpowered Mr. Freeze.   Editor’s Note: This issue is part...

Review: The Untold Legend of the Batman #1-3

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published at The Untold Legend of the Batman # 1 – 3 as a limited series from July to September of 1980. It can be found in the collected Tales of the...

Review: Suicide Squad #25

Overview: The Suicide Squad rallies together to free a mind-controlled Amanda Waller and stop an army of Suicide Squad’s from killing the world’s superheroes.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead):...

Review: Nightwing #28

Overview: In the finale of the Spyral story arc, Nightwing and Huntress face off against the evil mastermind behind the Spyral’s arms dealing, Mr. Minos.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story...

Review: Batman and Harley Quinn

Overview: In a comedy set in the style of Batman: The Animated Series, Batman and Nightwing begrudgingly enlist a reformed Harley Quinn to stop Poison Ivy and the Floronic Man from destroying the...