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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Super Sons #2

In Brief: Robin and Superboy lead Lex Luthor on a merry chase and find clues on who has been breaking into LexCorp.   Summary: Following the same structure of the previous issue, we start off...

Review: Harley Quinn #16

Harley Quinn the superhero, part TWO! Harley is an irrepressible force of nature who loves her crazy life. That’s evident from the first splash panel which shows Harley flung high into the air by...

Review: Batwoman #1

In Brief: While tracking the Monster Venom, Batwoman’s only remaining lead brings back her past.   Summary: The issue opens with a question: If you want to cause pain, how do you pick your...

Review: Nightwing #17

One of my favorite runs in comic books and specifically favorite runs within The Batman Universe is Grant Morrison’s run featuring Dick Grayson as Batman and Damian Wayne as Robin. Nightwing #17...

Jock to fill in for All-Star Batman #9

Apparently, there has been some trouble with deadlines for All-Star Batman #9. The original solicitations for this issue had Francesco Francavilla and Afua Richardson as pencilers. However, Jock, who...

Review: All-Star Batman #8

… To catch you up… Some time ago, Batman stopped a bacteria that threatens the life of every breathing thing from being released. However, that bacteria was released anyway. Batman has...

Grayson’s Time as Agent 37 Gets Omnibus

Nightwing’s apparent demise in the Forever Evil crossover led to Dick Grayson, former boy wonder, becoming a superspy. Agent 37 was by no means a loved-by-all phase in the acrobat history, but...

Review: Batman #19

“All hope abandon, ye who enter here!”  Dante’s Inferno.  Canto III.   As Bane forces his way into Arkham Asyulm, he is greeted by self-proclaimed deity Maxie Zeus, reciting the words...

Chuck Dixon Unveils Birds of Prey Unpublished Issue

  An inventory issue of the Birds of Prey written by Chuck Dixon with art by Lito Fernandez has been unveiled in Dixon’s official website. Inventory issues are backup stories made for the...

Editorial: Is it time for a Batgirl/Starfire team up?

  Editor’s Note: Click on the bold text links for some images from DC past!   While reading the latest issue of Batgirl and the Birds of Prey, a thought occurred to me; it’s time...

TBU Review Roundup 3/8

  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 #13

Synopsis: In an unknown area, we are in Rustam’s hidden base. There, Katana and Rick Flag are held prisoner. Beaten and bloodied, they wait. Flag reaches for Katana’s sword, but...

Review: Titans #9

Titans continues to be one of the most solid books DC has been putting out throughout the Rebirth rebranding.  Consistently, the team has been delivering a fun, approachable book that makes use of...

Review: Justice League of America #2

The story picks up from last issue with Lord Havok’s hand at the Atom’s throat while the rest of the JLA looks on.  Batman offers himself up to Havok in exchange for the rest of the...

Review: Gotham Academy: Second Semester #7

Both the quest to understand the secrets of Gotham Academy and Olive’s personal problems come to a terrifying head in Gotham Academy Second Semester #7.   Splitting spoilers below…...

Review: Mother Panic #4

Violet continues her quest for vengeance against the demons of her past and encounters another on the same path in Mother Panic #4.   Spoilers below   The Gotham Museum of Science and...

Review: Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #8

In Brief: Nightwing joins the Birds of Prey as the heroes stumble onto a new villain’s plans.   Summary (Spoilers): A motorcycle-riding Nightwing receives instruction from the new Oracle, but...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #8

Synopsis: Opening in a bar in Gotham, Red Hood is attempting to get some information from the bartender regarding a Mr. Stirk. Frustrated with the bartender’s lack of cooperation, Artemis...

Review: Detective Comics #952

In Brief: Shiva walks into Gotham and brutally takes down the team before revealing the devastating truth of her connection to Orphan.   Summary (Spoilers): Many months ago, in Paris, Ra’s Al...

TBU Review Roundup 3/1

  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...

Full Details on Looney Tunes/DC Crossover

It was just a few weeks ago that DC hinted at a new crossover with the characters from the DC Universe with characters from Looney Tunes. We talked about it on the last episode of the Comic Cast as...

Review: Justice League #16

The Justice League battles the forces of The Timeless across time and space to save the universe from an unknown but perilous fate in Justice League #16.   Timeless spoilers…  ...

Review: Harley Quinn #15

Harley Quinn the superhero! That’s one of the fun themes bounced around in Harley Quinn #15, another entertaining entry in the franchise. The action kicks off 150 years in the future where Devani,...

Review: Nightwing #16

For lovers of the Damian Wayne/Dick Grayson dynamic, Nightwing #16 supplies it in spades. For me as a reader, this was an issue I’ve been waiting for, a further exploration of one of the most...

DC All Access: Mr. Oz’s Secret Plan

DC All Access has released a new video featuring Patrick Gleason talking about Superman, but specifically Mr. Oz and the characters he has imprisoned. Superman #18 is available today. Check out why...

Review: Batman #18

The beginning of the end is here.  “I Am Bane” has been a rush of build-up to the showdown between Bane and Batman, and this issue does not disappoint.  We pick up immediately after the close...

Tim Drake fans should check out Superman #18

For all the Bat-fans out there who are missing Tim Drake in the pages of Detective Comics, you can turn to the pages of today’s issue of Superman to get a brief check-in with the former Robin....

Is Nightwing heading for fatherhood?

As the headline and teaser image reveals, Nightwing gets a voicemail which may change things forever. In Nightwing #16 (out today), his current girlfriend Shawn Tsang thinks she may be pregnant. If...

TBU Review Roundup 2/22

  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 #12

“Shot to the heart, And you’re to blame. Darlin, you give love A bad name.” (Guitar rift)   Synopsis: An ambulance raced Amanda Waller to the hospital after receiving a bullet...