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Review: Titans #10

The Titans were misled to the borough of Manhattan after Omen gleaned the word from the mind of Abra Kadabra.  While it remains to be seen whether or not Kadabra was referring to Doctor Manhattan of...

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: Titans #8

“Made in Manhattan Part One: To Bee Or Not To Bee” opens with a scene flashback of the original Teen Titans consisting of Kid Flash, Speedy, Wonder Girl, Aqualad and Robin in action. We have a...

Review: Titans #7

“Home Sweet Home” opens in Manhattan six weeks later. Flash, Arsenal, and Donna Troy are fighting a super sized Meta. In the fight Donna is smacked off and flies towards a building only to be...

Review: Titans #5

“The Return of Wally West Part Five: Run For Their Lives” begins where the previous issue ended. Wally is preparing to run thousands of miles as fast as he can to save the lives of both his...

Review: Titans #4

“The Return of Wally West Part Four: Now You See Her…” opens where the previous issue left off, Abra Kadabra has whisked Linda Park away in front of Wally West. Wally is frantic, he tries to...

Review: Titans #3

Synopsis: The issue picks up right after the Titans battle their younger doppelgängers created by Kadabra. Garth has just been hit by Kadabra but saved by Wally at the last second. Kadabra relishes...

Review: Titans: Rebirth #1

“Titans: Rebirth” begins with Wally’s voice over. He is remembering his time as a Teen Titan with Garth, Lilith, Donna, Roy, and Dick. Wally is now clothed in a dark red costume and he is in...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #13

“Later” opens with the Iron Rule threatening the captive Roy Harper’s life, demanding that the Red Hood show himself. Meanwhile Joker’s Daughter (JD) is holding a gun to Tara’s head as she...

Review: Titans Hunt #8

“Titans Hunt Chapter Eight: The Other Side” opens with a quick flashback. We see the nine Titans of old facing off with Twister. We hear that they won, but in order to triumph, they had to...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #12

“Vote Now and Vote Often” opens with Roy tied to a chair being tortured. He has been captured by the Iron Rule. They are posting Roy on the Internet with a vote for him to die or live. We also...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #11

“Dancing with the Devil’s Daughter” opens with Roy. He is alone and later we see that this is a flashback. He is standing over the defeated Iron Rule, as humans, not the super-villains we saw...

Review: Titans Hunt #6

“Titans Hunt Chapter 6: Diabolical” opens up with Mal singing his song that will bring his greatest friends to their doom. Mal continues to plead with Mr. Twister to allow him to stop but fails....

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #10

“May I Have This Dance With The Devil” opens with a firefight. Jason and Roy are fighting an army of armed guys wearing white. In a voice over we learn that the two are on the engineering deck...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #9

“Harmed and Dangerous Part Two” opens with Red Hood fighting the Iron Rule team we met at the end of last issue. These were the people that were terrorizing the residents of the Nethers. It...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #8

“Harmed and Dangerous” opens with a flashback to 1923 in Gotham City. Federal Agent Erwin Woreth and his wife, Gabi are being held captive by a mobster. Woreth reveals what he has learned from...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #7

This tie in issue to the Robin War story takes place during the Robin War #1 issue. I have not read that issue as I wanted to evaluate this story on its own.   “All’s Fair in Love and Robin...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #6

“Punchline” begins with Joker’s Daughter standing over the presumed dead body of Roy Harper. The Hero Manifesto team shows up. After some introductions, Joker’s Daughter tells the team to...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #5

“Gotham Born Part 2” is simply a fight issue. What I enjoyed the most about this issue was that it was not “Batman” verses Red Hood and Arsenal, but rather all three against Underbelly. On to...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #4

“Gotham Born” opens with Red Hood and Arsenal in battle with the Jim Gordon Batman. The two partners discuss their situation and we go into flashback mode.   We go to hours earlier, Roy and...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #3

“Tales from the Underbelly” starts with Arsenal shooting Red Hood with an arrow. He did this to save Jason from falling to his death. As Roy lifts Jason, we see a huge billboard advertising Red...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #2

Red Hood and Arsenal have an adventure in Paris, the city of lights, where they defeat bad guys and act like ugly American superheroes on vacation.   Spoilery recap dessous (thanks Google...

Review: Red Hood/Arsenal #1

This was one of my favorite issues of the week. It was full of humor as well as surprises and the simplicity of the plot was something that actually helped the overall narrative.   The book...

DC TV Update: TBU Links #13

  Hey there Bat boys and girls. Sorry for the week off, but our shows went on sabbatical temporarily. “Gotham” will be back in a month or so, and “The Flash” as well as “Arrow”...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #40

Our final issue of “Red Hood and the Outlaws” opens with a bang, and what better way that a rain of bullets sent towards our big bad – Helspont. Revealing himself as an invading warlord,...

DCU Spotlight: Review: Green Arrow #40

Andrew Kreisberg and Ben Sokolowski wrap up their brief run on Green Arrow this month with issue #40. Arrow has amassed an army including not the likes of fan favorites from the the hit TV show in...

DC TV Update: TBU Links #8

  Hello again and welcome back to The Batman Universe. Let’s jump in folks. As always, there are many SPOILERS AHEAD!     Episode 10: Quid Pro Quo Felix Faust; a pre-New 52...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws # 38

This week is all about the role that Crux plays in the lives of Red Hood and the Outlaws. Crux is the brainchild of Scott Lobdell, appearing first in Red Hood and the Outlaws #1. Although he has...

Review: Secret Origins #8-Grayson

This story from Secret Origins, entitled “The Candidate,” opens at St. Hadrian’s Finishing School where we see Matron Helena Bertinelli reprimanding a student for talking back to her. As she...

Review: Red Hood and the Outlaws #37

Comic books have a long history with origin stories. In many cases, such as Batman and Superman, the origin story is so deeply engrained in the story’s canon that to change it at all would be comic...