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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Nightwing #25

The ‘Zero Year’ tie-ins function as to detail events that occurred either early in their hero’s vigilante career or before their crime-fighting days even began. And, as I’m...

Review: Forever Evil: Arkham War #2

When I first heard about this book, I was thinking it was going to be a direct tie-in to the main Forever Evil story. However, it's been a pretty nice read all by itself. Yeah, it would be...

Review: Batman ’66 Chapter #20

At police headquarters, we find the dynamic duo discussing the arrest warrant for Bruce Wayne with Commissioner Gordon and Chief O’Hara. Batman and Robin insist that Wayne is being framed and...

Review: Batwing #25

The negative consequences of bullying has quickly become well-trodden territory in comics. I’m all for it in many cases, because I remember getting bullied mercilessly when I was a...

Review: Batwoman Volume 3: World’s Finest

Collects: Batwoman #0, 12-17 Writer: J.H. Williams III & W. Haden Blackman Art: J.H. Williams III with Trevor McCarthy   Continuing the story that begin at the beginning of the New 52, this...

Review: Batman/Superman #5

We start off with Batman fighting Metal-Zero while Superman is protecting the Earth from astroids falling into the atmosphere. Bruce is talking about how he has to fight this tin man by using his...

Review: Forever Evil #3

The issue opens with Batman explaining to Silas Stone what happened when the Crime Syndicate came through the portal. Whilst he and Catwoman were tending to Victor, Deathstorm attacked Firestorm and...

Review: Detective Comics #25

Ahh, the Zero Year… when Batman was a pup, Hurricane Sandy hit Gotham and Jim Gordon stole Rick Grimes’ gun for a swanky cover shot. Such was my first impression of Detective Comics #25....

DCU Spotlight: Review: Justice League #24

We start out on the planet of Krypton 25 years ago, in what we'll call the Earth 3 universe. The people of Krypton are frantically scrambling, trying to escape from the planet. Meanwhile, while...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #73

This week we get the final chapter in the four part Hell’s Bells storyline. The set up in the book's chapters preceding this one and especially the first two I found to be very compelling....

Review: Batwoman Volume 2: To Drown the World

Collects: Batwoman #6-11 Writer: J.H. Williams III & W. Haden Blackman Art: Amy Reeder, Trevor McCarthy, Rob Hunter, Pere Perez & Richard Friend   A very interesting book, especially how...

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #24

I could start this review off by complaining about yet another villain whose origin story boils down to "He had a bad childhood." Which is what one would think starting this issue off, but...

Review: Batman ’66 Chapter #17

Deep within the secret batcave below Wayne Manor, this chapter opens with Batman and Robin attempting to uncover the plot mentioned by Bookworm in the previous installment. After examining the play...

Review: Detective Comics #574

Getting into the character of Batman must seem like a tall order these days, for one, where does one start? Do you go for the animated series or for the video games or worse yet do you even dare to...

Review: Batwoman: Volume 1-Hydrology

Collects: Batwoman #0-5 Writer: J.H. Williams III & W. Haden Blackman Art: J.H. Williams III and Amy Reeder   Beginning briefly in the pre-New 52 era, this book opens with Batman assessing...

Review: Batman and Robin #24

The times they are a'changin'. And it's every fanboy's prerogative to resist change with the most violent of outcries. So I'll be surprised if this issue isn't the center of a...

Review: Batman ’66 Chapter #16

This chapter opens with Robin as the keynote speaker for the tri-weekly meeting of Gotham’s Chamber of Currency. Robin attempts to persuade the committee to donate funds to the Literacy Charity...

Review: Batman Li’l Gotham Chapter #20

While Batman is off on a mission, Robin comes across Alfred behaving suspiciously. The clues all lead to only one possibility – murder! Red Robin and Katana humor Damian's ridiculous...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #71

We are on to the second part of the Hells Bells storyline written by Scott Kolins. I read both chapters #70 and #71 of this story at the same time and right from the start we see that this is a pure...

Review: Batman #24

Lately, I feel as if I am in the minority of those who like Zero Year. Many are nay saying the retelling of Batman’s origin as well as other key characters. I for one am enjoying every moment...

Review: Forever Evil #2

The issue, written by Geoff Johns with art by David Finch, once again starts with Lex Luthor as he explores the blacked-out lower levels of Lex Corp. On the way to his destination he finds Otis, a...

Review: Batman ’66 Chapter #14

On the same night where the previous chapter ended, we find Commissioner Gordon and his secretary at police headquarters looking down on the sleeping populace of Gotham City. They recap that the...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #69

The first thing you notice on the cover page is that is one chapter story. Before I even had the chance to read the first panel this story was already on my good side. And it continued to be on my...

Review: Batman ’66 Chapter #13

This new arc opens with Bruce and Dick returning to the fishing trip that they had started at the beginning of the previous Mad Hatter arc; however they are once again interrupted by Alfred...

Review: Batman Li’l Gotham Chapter #19

With the advent of Autumn, Poison Ivy falls into a depressed slump. Harley tries to shake her friend out of it but each attempt, facilitated by the Joker, only makes Ivy feel worse. Finally the...

TPB Review: Talon: Volume 1 – Scourge of the Owls

Collects: Talon #0-7 Writer: James Tynion IV Art: Guillem March   Beginning in a flashback, this book opens with a young Calvin Rose locked up in a dog kennel due to his father. For three days,...

Review: Legends of the Dark Knight Chapter #68

This chapter is the wrap up to the I, Batman storyline that we started a few weeks ago. This story started out very strong for me in chapter one but seems to be running out of gas as it crosses the...

Review: Batman #23.3

The Penguin in “Bullies” Villains month one shot.   Tieri and Fernandez do a bang up job on the Penguin in this one shot short story. Not a bad tale at all. This is a well written...

TBU Versus: Volume 2-Batman vs. Lex Luthor Round Three

  Hello there Bat fanatics. In our third round of Batman vs. Lex, we will be examining “Batman: Rules of Engagement.” An exceptional story, and one of the few graphic novels in the...

Review: Batman ’66 Chapter #12

As an epilogue of sorts to the Mad Hatter story that concluded last week, we find ourselves still in the UK at the beginning of this week. At a celebration honoring the dynamic duo’s capture of...