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Author Archive: Ryan Blair

Review: Teen Titans #6

As a new story begins, the issue opens on Del Sur Penitentiary where we see that the prison walls have been literally ripped open and are dripping with water. Cutting to the coast of San Francisco,...

Review: Teen Titans #5

As the first story arc draws to a close, we return to find Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Kid Flash standing over Robin. As Starfire releases him from his chains, Raven helps to heal the Boy Wonder...

Review: Teen Titans #4

Picking up from the end of last issue, Damian is kneeling before his grandfather Ra’s Al Ghul as he pleads for the Demon’s Head to call off the Demon’s Fist from their attacks upon the Teen...

Review: Teen Titans #3

As the third issue opens in the past, Damian can be seen sword fighting against cousin Mara. Training under the tutelage of Ra’s Al Ghul in the Black Citadel on Infinity Island, the two young Al...

Review: Teen Titans #2

As this month’s issue opens, we see Robin dropping down onto a Gotham rooftop as his monologue talks about the evolution of the bat. The only mammal to attain flight, Damian notes that sometime in...

Review: Teen Titans #1

As a bat swoops above the head of Boy Wonder Damian Wayne, we see a scene that was previously seen during the main DC Rebirth one-shot. As Damian blows out the candles on his birthday cake, Robin’s...

Review: Teen Titans: Rebirth #1

Our issue opens on Hollywood, California where we see Beast Boy partying amongst a group of his friends as a hooded figure watches him. While showing off his DJ skills and flirting with a woman,...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #13

As the series’ final issue opens, we see the dead spirits of several people being warped and manipulated by an unseen foe. Cutting over to our main characters, Maya, Damian and Goliath are resting...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #12

As our issue opens, a pack of dinosaurs (which look like velociraptor), Maya can be seen jumping onto Suren Darga and attacking him. Maya is suddenly shot with an arrow and falls onto the...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6

As the final issue of the mini-series opens, an elephantine-Bane is busy choking the life out of Batman and Robin as the remainder of the now mutant villains look on. Hurling a trio of electrically...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #11

An alert opens this issue as The Flash monitors Gorilla City and notifies Batman of an incoming attack. Identified as a “mammalian megafauna,” Batman realizes that this isn’t a problem for the...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5

The issue opens atop Gotham City Police headquarters where the bat-signal shines into the sky and Commissioner James Gordon stands waiting for the Dark Knight detective. Appearing before Gordon,...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #10

Opening up three weeks prior to present events, a skeletal corpse can be seen as an unknown voice whispers “im…impossible.” As a young hand rests upon the horned mask of the speaking man,...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4

This month’s issue opens with Dr. Mahreen Zaheer interviewing a member of the Foot Clan at Arkham Asylum, home to Gotham’s criminally insane. Realizing that her patient won’t be giving up any...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #9

As the issue opens, Robin is watching several kids playing on the former giant penny and T-Rex outside the Lucius Fox Center for Gotham Youth…one child ends up falling, but is caught by none...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight–Batgirl/Harley Quinn Special #1

A special one-shot telling an untold story of Batgirl and Harley Quinn’s past, the issue opens at Miller Harbor as we see Killer Croc emerging from a large pipe towards Batgirl. As an explosion...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #3

At the Iceberg Lounge, Shredder and Penguin are busy discussing their plans to return the former to his dimension. However, Shredder drops the news that he plans on ruling Gotham City and New York...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #8

Opening upon a scene I never thought I’d view in a “Batman” comic, Alfred is shown attempting to cut Damian’s hair one handed. Sparking up a conversation, Damian begins to tell the story of...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #6

With the Batmobile seen speeding along a road to Gotham City, the Arkham Knight is shown entering the Batcave following Bruce’s departure. Making his way past Batman’s various security measures,...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2

Bursting into a pizza parlor, the issue opens with Michelangelo running and shouting to the various Gothamites to run because of a giant bat. As a grappling hook wraps around him, Mikey is pulled...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #7

Opening in mid battle, our heroes are busy confronting the Talons of the infamous Court of Owls. As Robin, Red Hood, Red Robin and the We Are Robins leap into battle, Damian calls out for the other...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #12 (Digital Chapters #36-39)

Editor’s Note: This is the final issue of the series. There is a one-shot planned for next month focusing on back-stories for some of the characters, but the series ends with this issue.  ...

Review: Justice League United #16

Editor’s Note: This is the final issue of the series.   As we open on the final issue of “Justice League United,” Alanna Strange is thanking an unknown group of people for joining her....

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #5

Opening upon a press conference, Jason Todd looks on as Bruce Wayne is hailed as the man spearheading the “Gotham Reborn” movement and is looking to help the city following the disastrous events...

Review: Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1

He is the Dark Knight of Gotham City. The World’s Greatest Detective. Known as the Caped Crusader. And one half of the Dynamic Duo.   They are the world’s most fearsome fighting team. They...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #11 (Digital Chapters #33-35)

Following the rescue of the kidnapped baby from Calendar Man, the Arkham Knight can be seen monitoring communications between Oracle and Robin. The two discuss how Calendar Man’s plan seemed to...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #6

Our issue opens once again within a flashback during the Year of Blood. In Bialya, Damian is shown battling and killing several gigantic monster were-bats who are protecting a glowing green scepter....

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #4

As the next issue opens, we pick up on the events of last issue when Joker shot the bound and tortured Jason Todd…seemingly killing him. We begin by seeing Joker and Harley Quinn threatening a...

Review: Justice League United #15

Opening up in the heat of battle, Stargirl and Enemy Ace fly back towards the fighting in search of her missing cosmic rod. Meanwhile, on the ground below, OMAC takes on Robotman and Steel as the...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #10 (Digital Chapters #29-32)

(Writer’s Note – Unknown originally, the two-part story “The Apprentice” featured in digital chapters #27-28 has not been collected in the printed version of this title. Therefore, this...