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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Justice League of America #53

Before we begin this review of JLA #53 which concludes the “Omega” storyline let’s take a quick look at how JLA #52 ended.   With Batman on his knees.   You read that...

Review: Detective Comics #872

It’s hard to not oversell the latest issue of Detective Comics, because it is honestly one of the best series I’m reading right now. With every issue Scott Snyder escalates the sense of...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #19

My immediate thoughts after seeing the cover to this month’s Batman: Streets of Gotham were, “What the heck is the Joker doing there?” Now of course that’s not a bad thing by...

Review: Batgirl #17

Opening in their sumptuous quarters high up in Wayne Tower this latest installment in Bryan Q. Miller's Batgirl series opens with Alfred Pennyworth entering Damian Wayne's bedroom carrying a...

Review: Batman and Robin #19

In this final issue of Paul Cornell's story arc, we find all the dangling plot threads weaved together. At the conclusion of last issue, Una was attacking Vicki Vale while carrying a bag labeled...

Review: Red Robin #19

Sometimes when I read Red Robin, I always feel the need to ask, where is the fun, where is the charm from Tim Drake that I keep hearing about, and in this issue, I am given my answer. It’s in...

Review: Teen Titans #90

So maybe I did only pick up this book only because of it’s inclusion of Damian Wayne’s Robin into the roster of young heroes. Even if that were true, this book has progressively won me...

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #1

When Batman: The Dark Knight was first announced, I couldn't help myself from saying, "Another Batman ongoing? Why? Do we really need this?". And after reading the first issue of David...

Review: Tiny Titans #35

For over thirty issues now, the Tiny Titans have amused and delighted us. It's helpful to have read some of the previous issues so you know Raven and her father don't have any angst, or that...

Review: Birds of Prey #7

'The Cape and the Cadaver' – first of the four part 'Death of Oracle' story-arc – opens at the window of a fairly anonymous looking Gotham City high-rise. At the window...

Review: Batman: The Dark Knight #1

The new series by David Finch has been buzzed about for months. The question everyone seems to be asking is "Do we really need another Bat-Family title?" I don't know the answer to...

Review: Superman/Batman #79

Just in time for the 25th anniversary of “Back to the Future” its Superman/Batman #79 featuring Superman and Batman from DC One Million! (Just an aside here, have the efforts of...

Reign of the Robins: Part 1

This winter the 70th anniversary of Captain America, Steve Rogers’ debut was celebrated. In March though, another 70th anniversary was marked, though not to the fanfare that it should have....

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #18

Heart of Hush holds a special place in my comic book collection. It was actually the first Detective Comics story I bought, and one of the first things I ever started to read in the DC Universe. So...

Review: Batman Annual #28

If you stuck it out after Detective Comics Annual 12 and grabbed Batman Annual 28, I think you’ll find your patience rewarded. David Hine has stepped up his game and delivers a satisfying end...

Bat-Bulletin

Batman Odyssey The Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth!     Batman Odyssey by Neal Adams just reached its penultimate issue recently and what strikes me most about this series? No, it’s...

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #18

It’s too bad that Streets of Gotham will be discontinued this spring, but at least with the current story arc, House of Hush, it looks like the series may go out with a bang. When Paul Dini...

Year of the Batmen: Part 12

Does Size Matter? Chapter 2   In “The Year of the Batmen Part 11”, we examined scale, more specifically, the size of Batman in relation to others. As exhibit “A” I...

Review: Batgirl #16

"Fugitive!" screams the cover as our hero Batgirl – Stephanie Brown – finds herself accused of murder, on the run, quite literally, through Devil's Square and away from the...

Review: Batman: Orphans #2

Batman Orphans part two opens exactly where part one left off. Bruce is suffering the effects of the fear toxin, still envisioning his parents being gunned down in a filthy alley. Unfortunately,...

Review: Batman #705

This year in review has been quite the adventure, we had our ups and our downs, our favorites and our dislikes. But we read these Batman books regardless because, hey, we’re in love with the...

Review: Superman/Batman #78

Editor's Note: Dark Knight Dave gives us a bonus review inside this one with not only a review of Superman/Batman #78, but also the recent Brightest Day #15. Enjoy!   Batman Dead! (Again?)...

Review: Knight and Squire #3

Knight and Squire #3 is another solid comic from the creative team of Paul Cornell and Jimmy Broxton. However, something about this issue just didn’t grab me. It sure wasn’t the art,...

Review: Batman and Robin #18

As leery as I was about this issue, not having enjoyed the last one at all, I was pleasantly surprised by this issue. Maybe because there was less jumping around in the time, maybe because we finally...

Review: Titans #30

Mercenaries vs. Arkham Asylum inmates! Batman vs. Deathstroke! A murdered superhero! How could Titans not be awesome!? Well, apparently Eric Wallace has found a way. This month Titans concludes its...

Review: Detective Comics Annual #12

Following David Hine’s work for the past year and a half has been a bit of a roller coaster for me. The first story of his I ever read was the Arkham Asylum one shot he wrote for the Battle for...

Review: Superboy #2

A Superboy review? In The Batman Universe? Have we stumbled back into the Silver Age? Nope, this month Poison Ivy has a cameo in Superboy’s new, ongoing series; and where she goes I will...

Review: First Wave #5

This is the penultimate issue of Brian Azzarello’s First Wave series featuring Batman, The Spirit and Doc Savage. I suppose if this was a TV episode we could expect this to be the strongest of...

Review: Batman: Orphans #1

Ah, December. Normally a month flooded with trades and one-shots and minis and… Wait, that sounds exactly like this month. Coming fresh off the heels of a November jammed with papers, December...

Review: Detective Comics Annual #12

I don't know what's wrong but it seems like I can't escape the works of David Hine or Scott McDaniel. McDaniel was on Batman and Robin which wasn't exactly the greatest thing around...