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Category Archive: Comic Editorials

Review: Azrael #9

When I think of Azrael, I think of Micheal Lane kicking the tar outta some random thug with his duel swords, and maybe a good story to go with it. This issue fails in just about most of that...

Review: Batgirl #11

After the dark, threatening close to Batgirl #10 this, the third of the four part 'The Flood' story-arc, opens with quite a different tone, and it's immediately clear not everything is as...

Bat Bulletin

The 700 Issue Feat   700 Issues for Batman’s main title. Obviously not taking into account the Issue # 0 (during the 1994 Zero Hour event), Issue # 1,000,000 (during the DC One Million...

Review: Batman #700

First off, let me state that I think that every Batman fan reading this that hasn’t read this issue yet should go out to their local comic shop and pick this issue up before they read this...

Review: Superman/Batman Annual #4

Before we get started on this issue, let’s do a little history of the future lesson.   Following the end of The New Adventures of Batman & Robin, or Gotham Knights as the series is...

Review: Detective Comics #865

When this issue came out I have to admit I wasn’t exactly ripping the bag open and whipping through the pages. In fact I wasn’t even thinking about reading it until I had read through the...

Review: Batman #699

Editor's Note: This was sent in before the release of Batman #700. We were just able to post it.   So, we’re almost there. To Batman #700 I mean. Issue #700 has been touted by DC and...

Bat-Bulletin

A Look at 700 Issues of Batman   Despite the title, we are not going to look at all 700 issues of Batman. Today marks a very rare occasion in comics. A comic book series makes it to seven...

Review: Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #1

The story begins with a tribe of cavemen who go by the name of The Deer Tribe and who upon discovering a space vehicle crashed wonder if its part of the sky that fell. They then notice a trail of...

Review: First Wave #2

Batman finally makes his return in the second issue of the “First Wave” series along side Doc Savage and the Spirit. And for all his fame and notoriety he gets one panel....

Review: Justice League of America #45

In the 1960s, writer Bob Haney got the idea to take all the younger characters in the DC Universe and mash them together as a team. Not unlike the very successful Justice League Of America. And so in...

Bat-Bulletin

A Bat-Bulletin about The Return of Bruce Wayne   It’s interesting isn’t it?   A iconic hero who has been a mainstay of the company since FDR was in the White House dies in midst...

Review: Birds of Prey #1

I'd been looking forward to reading this book since it was first announced that the title was being relaunched and I'm pleased to report that my expectations were not only met but exceeded....

Review: Superman/Batman #72

And now we kick off yet another new chapter in the saga of this title! First off though, fans of Superman should be welcomed by the return, of sorts, to the world of writer Paul Levitz, most known...

Review: Batgirl #10

When I discovered that regular, and one of my favorite, artists Lee Garbett was being joined by a second artist – Pere Perez, who I understand takes on solo pencil duties later this summer...

The Year of the Batmen: Part 4

Concept Art: Part 2   In this, the fourth entry of the Year of the Batmen, we’ll continue to examine how Batman is depicted artistically. Characterization, mood and message will be...

Review: Red Robin #12

Red Robin #12 marks the end of the Chris Yost run on the title, and with it, the culmination of the story he has been telling about Tim Drake since issue 1, the only question is, was the story worth...

Creator Spotlight: Grant Morrison

Greetings everyone, and welcome back to Creator Spotlight. In this piece, I take a look at the highly successful and controversial Grant Morrison. You either love him or you hate him, I love him, but...

Review: Superman/Batman #71

Oh the things to say about this book. First of all, the story did seem okay for what it was, and I consider it decent popcorn entertainment, so for face value, it did entertain.   Pretty much a...

Bat-Bulletin

A Batman Bulletin from The Blackest Night   Now that Geoff Johns’ Blackest Night has wrapped up and his latest effort “Brightest Day” has begun we are left with a few...

Review: Batgirl #9

Following one or two reservations – okay, I'll say it, disappointments – with the previous issue I'd really been looking forward to seeing the return of a more familiar Batgirl...

Review: Red Robin #11

Red Robin #11 is the third part of the collision storyline, and also the 11th part of Chris Yost’s run on the character, that will culminate with issue 12 and end his tenure on the comic. The...

Creator Spotlight: Norm Breyfogle

Howdy everyone, and welcome back to the latest Creator Spotlight. Zach here as always and in this entry, we are going to be taking a look at the career of artist, Norm Breyfogle. And here we go:...

Review: Batman and Robin #11

Grant Morrison’s second act of his fourth story arc in the highly entertaining series that continues to shock the fan based with high energy and twists and turns around every corner has come...

Review: Superman/Batman #70

Now we are starting to get a little annoying with the penultimate issue of this story arc. Annoying in that we are still waiting for why this story HAD to be a crossover with “Our Worlds At...

The Year of the Batmen: Part 3

Concept Art: Part One   In this, the third entry of the Year of the Batmen, we will examine what is to represent Batman visually and how the artwork conveys a certain mood, message, or...

Review: Batgirl #8

A new story-arc – 'Robins are Red …'; a new cover artist – Stanley 'Artgerm' Lau; a new interior artwork team – Talent Caldwell with Yvel Guichet and John...

Review: Batman and Robin #10

Batman and Robin #10 scratches the itch that comic fans like me do not like to talk about. A set up issue, that is genuinely interesting, and is enjoyable in its own right. The title of Andy...

Fabian Coming Back to Robin (Sort of…)

Editor's Note: Here is the final part of Suavestar's entry. Be sure to read the first two if you haven't already. And be sure to leave comments below on your thoughts of Fabian coming...

Review: Red Robin #10

Editor's Note: Here is part two.   Red Robin #10, with the current creative team of Chris Yost, and Marcus To, is another issue in the Red Robin versus Ra's al Ghul saga. This issue...