.
.

Your source for all things related to the Dark Knight

.

Author Archive: Ryan Blair

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...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #5

This month’s issue opens on Day 142 of the Year of Blood and we see a young Damian riding full tilt away from a burning temple in North Asia…carrying a green skull-like helmet of some kind....

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #3

As the Arkham Knight races towards his destination, he recalls the events that led to his creation. Arriving at the abandoned Arkham Asylum, Jason enters the building and begins wondering its halls...

Review: Justice League United #14

Opening up where the previous issue left off, the first panel shows a soldier after he has been impaled by Stargirl’s falling cosmic staff. As Easy Company calls for a medic, the heroes of the JLU...

Review: Justice League of America #4

The issue opens with Superman arriving at the lab of Cyborg and his father Silas Stone and presenting them with a vial of his own blood. Asking them to take a look at his blood and determine if there...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #9 (Digital Chapters #25-27)

Plummeting to the ground, Batman lands on the concrete with the metamorph as Deadshot aims a massive gun left behind by the Stagg Enterprises employee. As the Dark Knight holds off his foe, a news...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Annual #1

As our issue opens, Firefly is busy taking on several security members from Gotham Bank. Protecting an armored car, the guards open fire on Firefly who retaliates with his flamethrower…engulfed...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #4

Opening within a flashback, Damian is seen being taught how to paint by Ravi. Returning back to the monastery to collect more paints, Ravi accidentally stumbles upon a room where Ra’s Al Ghul is...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #2

Opening in mid battle, Deathstroke is shown battling against Batman’s current partner – the Teen Wonder Robin. As Tim extends his collapsible bo staff, Robin engages the Terminator who quickly...

Review: Justice League United #13

This issue opens upon a battlefield in Arracourt, France during the year 1940. Leading Easy Company, Sgt. Rock orders his men to search the town for locals and meet at a point in the South End....

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #8 (Digital Chapters #22-24)

Picking up where our previous issue left off, Batman is busy battling against the New Suicide Squad as Deadshot, Harley Quinn and Captain Boomerang attempt to kidnap Bruce Wayne. As Deadshot rushes...

Review: Justice League of America #3

As this issue opens, we see Flash and Green Lantern expelled onto the ground amidst a massive battle. Attempting to determine where they are, Flash causes a distraction which holds back the two...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis #1

As the issue opens, a torrent of rats are attacking what looks to be a bandaged Bruce Wayne…however, it is soon revealed to be none other than the skilled surgeon Thomas Elliott aka Hush....

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #3

As this month’s issue begins, Damian is hard at work tinkering with the whistle that will eventually be used to control Goliath (this is a flashback you see). As Damian activates the whistle, the...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #7 (Digital Chapters #19-21)

As our issue opens, a man is looking for food in some garbage cans inside the former Arkham City. Upon opening a dumpster, the man uncovers the unconscious and bloody form of Batman…somehow...

Review: Bat-Mite #3

As the issue opens, Damian Wayne (aka Robin) is seen swimming to the crashed wreckage of the batmobile (seen back in Issue #1!). As Bat-Mite monologues overtop of the scene, mainly in regards to...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight

Editor’s Note: Batman: Arkham Knight has now been out for all to enjoy for just over a month. At this point if you haven’t played the game, you probably already have read what occurs in...

Review: We Are Robin #2

As the battle against the homeless erupts, the Robins engage several opponents as Duke Thomas defends himself. Narrating the events in the form of a letter to his parents, Duke talks about meeting...

Review: Justice League #42

Picking up where the previous issue left off, Superman and Lex Luthor find themselves on Apokolips as Supes uses his heat vision stop Luthor from bleeding out from his gunshot wound. Cutting to the...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #2

Opening up in flashback, we see Damian and his mother Talia sparring with kendo sticks. As Damian seemingly beats Talia and gloats, she quickly gains the upper hand and reprimands him for not...

Review: Justice League of America #2

Opening where the previous issue left off, the Kryptonian God Rao has arrived on Earth. As Superman goes to greet him, a brief touch sends the Man of Steel plummeting to the ground. As Cyborg wonders...

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight #6 (Digital Chapters #16-18)

As our issue opens, we flashback to the times of a young Bane growing up in the prison environment of Santa Prisca. Twenty-five years before the present, we see a priest telling Bane that he will be...

Review: Bat-Mite #2

Opening up where the previous issue left off, Bat-Mite contemplates how to free Hawkman before the evil doctor can replace her brain in his body. After a few quick teleportations around the mansion,...

Review: We Are Robin #1

This new series opens up with a young Duke Thomas (previously seen in Scott Synder’s “Endgame” story arc) being beaten up in a fight at his school. However, Duke soon turns the tide on his...

Review: Justice League of America #1

As this new series begins, we find Superman in the midst of some sort of battle with an unseen opponent. As the world seems to blow apart and the Man of Steel is shot into space, two voices begin...

Review: Robin: Son of Batman #1

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