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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: JLA/Doom Patrol Special #1

Overview: RETCONN is looking to sell off some of their world simulation properties, one of which is Happy Harbor, Rhode Island. The Doom Patrol shows up in Happy Harbor to find an overly perfect town...

Review: Harley Quinn #36

Overview: After being injected with the Man-Bat formula, Harley-Bat battles against the Gang of Harleys, as the rest of the gang tries to locate the serum to free Harley and Tony from the effects of...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Dark Nights: Metal #5

Overview: Batman and Superman are placed in Hawkman’s giant smelter, while Diana is shot in the head, then Truth-punches Hawkgirl in the face, as Barbatos turns out the lights.   Synopsis...

Review: Detective Comics Annual #1

Overview: The tragic transformation of Basil Karlo into Clayface is told.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Many years ago, a young Basil Karlo is fascinated by the monster masks in his father’s...

TBU Review Roundup 1/24

Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Suicide Squad #34

Overview: The Suicide Squad and their newest member, Juan Soria,  face off against an alien invasion.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The story picks up from the previous issue, with the Suicide...

Review: Justice League of America #23

Overview: Tsaritsa (like every other maniacal villain) gloats and shares her ultimate evil plan. Vixen returns like a boss. And, we have another Alan Moore character make an appearance.  ...

Review: Teen Titans #16

Overview: After defeating a villain with Beast Boy and Raven, Starfire feels rejected for being too old for the team. Alone, she has to battle an enemy from her homeworld, the Psions.   Synopsis...

Review: Scooby-Doo Team-Up #34

Overview: The Birds of Prey call Daphne, Velma, and Scooby in for a bit of help with a giant bird problem in Gotham.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Scooby gang is searching for the Living...

Review: Nightwing: The New Order #6

Overview: Nightwing: The New Order hits its finale hard – and how will the world look in the aftermath?   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): In the Metropolis lab of the resistance against...

Review: Batman Beyond #16

Overview: Terry is able to save Dana during the attack from Stalker but finds himself pitted against his old ally sent to kill him so his people won’t starve.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The...

Review: Batgirl #19

Overview: An unforeseen blizzard hits Burnisde leading Batgirl to investigate possible foul play.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batgirl is on her patrol of Burnside when she interrupts what...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Doomsday Clock #3

Overview: Led by the tale of Nathaniel Dusk, we follow the Mime and the Marionette as they finally get to play, and the Comedian and Ozymandias go for a second round. Meanwhile, Batman gets to read...

Review: Detective Comics #973

Overview: Batman and Red Robin’s plans for a better Gotham are smashed by the Victim Syndicate and Clayface as Fall of the Batmen concludes!   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Months ago, Batman...

TBU Review Roundup 1/17

Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

Review: Trinity #17

Overview: The Trinity recount how they came to be in Skartaris during their search for the hidden island of Themyscira.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Trinity are in the process of being...

Review: Justice League #37

Overview: The Justice League discovers that their greatest threat comes not from an enemy, but from an overzealous fan.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): As television news stories continue to air...

Review: Super Sons #12

Overview: The Teen Titans have to deal with the aftermath of Tim Drake’s suicidal mission.   Editor’s Note: This is the fifth and final part of the Super Sons of Tomorrow crossover that...

Review: Harley Quinn #35

Overview: Harley wants to be left alone. All alone. But the gang just refuses to stop watching her, as Harley goes on a mission to track down Tony.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The action...

Review: Batwoman #11

Overview: A little Pyggie took Julia, Kate beats the crap out of him and gets coffee (or maybe tea) afterwards.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Upon returning to the Sequoia after her last mission,...

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: Batman #39

Overview: The Superfriends arc continues as Bruce assists Wonder Woman with a threat.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): The Gentle Man, a warrior dedicated to defending our realm from invasion by the...

Gun Happy New Year: A History of Deadshot (Part 3)

Hi again, and welcome to the final installment of “Gun Happy New Year,” a retrospective on the life and times of DC Comics’ Deadshot. So far, in Part 1 and Part 2, we’ve...

TBU Review Roundup 1/10

Below you will find brief descriptions of this week’s comics along with the ratings. Below the main TBU titles will be the DC Universe specific titles that feature characters from The Batman...

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: Justice League of America #22

Overview: Caitlin Snows hears a person in her head who comes out to play and wreck the JLA.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Caitlin, in her dreams, hears a voice stating that if Caitlin’s...

Review: Titans #19

Overview: Now that the whole Troia mess is behind the Titans, the team has to face off with a potentially even more dangerous threat – the Justice League. The Titans found themselves in quite a...

Review: Harley Quinn: Be Careful What You Wish For #1

Overview: Harley Quinn finds a Genie in a bottle and causes havoc throughout Coney Island and beyond in her final special from the amazing team of Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti.   Synopsis...

Review: Ragman #4

Overview: Etrigan recalls the origin of rags, and tells it in a rhyme. Frank’s son becomes an Anchor, so the demons continue to have a time.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Ragman and Etrigan are...