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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Batman: Streets of Gotham #4

"I once was lost, but now am found". This familiar lyric from the gospel classic Amazing Grace came to mind as I was reading Streets of Gotham #4. When fans heard that Paul Dini would be...

Review: Batman and Robin #4

Don't fix it if it ain't broke. Change for the sake of change is never a good thing. These wise adages prove to be true more often than not. Issue #4 of the incredibly successful Batman and...

A Call for Questions for Mike Marts

  Hey Everybody,   We have been fortunate enough to get an opportunity to interview Mike Marts. For those of you who don't know who that is, he is pretty important when it comes to the...

New Comics Out Today

So another wonderful week has passed. There are a ton of new comics coming out this week, which will make up for the lack of comics for the past two weeks. Let’s dive into the new releases....

Review: Blackest Night: Batman #2

I hope everyone has had a chance to read this latest Blackest Night title as Batman and Robin are back to do battle with DC Comics’ most horrific villains to date. I hardly no where to start...

Review: Red Robin #4

Red Robin #4 is the end of the grail story arc, and with the end of comic book story lines you do expect to get some resolve to a story. Does Red Robin follow this method? Yes and no. The best way to...

New Comics Out Today

Alright, so this week is kind of a small week because of Labor Day. But that does not mean we do not have any comics. Kind of short of things coming out, but let's run through what we do have....

Review: Batman Confidential #33

When we last left the Caped Crusader he was trapped in front of an army of fake looking Russian soldiers in the sewers of Russia.   Many people were guessing that these soldiers were holograms....

Review: Batman #690

Fool me once, shame on you DC comics; fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third time, well I’ve been buying Batman since the 1970’s so it’s understandable. Fool me again? Our own...

Review: Gotham City Sirens #3

Gotham City Sirens was a series created by DC to showcase the bad girls of Gotham, those being Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Catwoman. The series was to be an ongoing written by Paul Dini, and art by...

Which Was Better?

  Blackest Night Batman vs. Superman   Round One                        As a supporter and contributor to this site I am...

Review: Batman: The Widening Gyre #1

Batman, The Widening Gyre marks Kevin Smith’s return to a Bat-books since Batman: Cacophony. Let’s just say it isn’t a triumphant one either. And Walter Flanagan continues his...

New Comics Out Today

Alright so now that some have played Batman: Arkham Asylum and have beat it, there are new comics in the comic shops today. Let's go through and see what we have.   Batman Confidential #33...

Review: Batman and Robin #3

It’s lonely out there. While every Bat-fan from coast to coast is sitting in front of their gaming console, playing and chatting about the coolest action game of all time; Batman: Arkham...

New Comics Out Today

  So another week has past, and if you are not going to be playing Batman: Arkham Asylum today, here is what is going to be on comic stands. Batman and Robin #3   $2.99   Alright,...

Review: Red Robin #3

The issue opens with Tim as Red Robin going through a museum in Berlin with Red Robin looking for some artifact while having a chat with Ra’s al Ghul, who Tim is now in an unlikely partnership...

Review: Batgirl #1

Honestly, I haven't been this excited about Batgirl since my first glimpse of Yvonne Craig! Over the past month or so, DC has teased us with several preview covers of the mysterious new Batgirl....

Review: Gotham City Sirens #2

Gotham City Sirens #2 picks up right where #1 leaves off with Catwoman tied up by Poison Ivy asking who Batman is. We then cut to three years ago and Talia telling Selina that being one of only two...

New Comics Out Today

So what can we expect this week? Is it going to be another week of Passes? Well let's get into it and see what we have got. Oh and I have something new in store for you at the end of the post....

Review: Blackest Night: Batman #1

First of all let me get this out of the way. The inclusion of Deadman, aka Boston Brand, in Blackest Night Batman dilutes this story. Yes, I know he has history in the Batman comics and all these...

Review: Batman #689

If you haven't been reading the Latest News on TheBatmanUniverse.net (Why haven't you?!!), then you would have missed that Dan Didio has had a change of heart about Batman Beyond appearing in...

Review: Red Robin #2

Red Robin issue #2 takes place twenty four hours after the end of the first issue, with Tim, looking like a small 16 year old boy on a plane, with Tim reminiscing over the events of this issue,...

Review: Red Robin #1

Red Robin #1 is the start of a new ongoing series starring Tim Wayne. The story is of Tim being kicked out of the Robin cape, in favor of Damien, who Dick says needs to be Robin more than Tim does....

Review: Batman Confidential #32

This week is kind of a breather for Bat-Fans. As Dustin let us know in his new weekly previews http://thebatmanuniverse.net/editorials/2009/08/05/new-comics-out-today/, the continuity titles are on...

Review: Gotham City Sirens #1

Gotham City Sirens debuted in June of this year, written by Paul Dini and pencilled by Guillem March; this book would focus on the femme fatales of Gotham.   The book is your standard first...

New Comics Out Today

Because I can't ever think of things to post on the blog, I came up with an idea today post what I think is worth spending your hard-earned money on. So I plan on doing this every week from now...

Review: Detective Comics #855

What should you expect from the comic that holds the Guinness record as the longest running comic book periodical of all time? Well for one, I want Batman in it. But I guess since he wasn’t...