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SDCC: Duke Thomas Becomes The Signal and Gets His Own Series

It’s been nearly four years since Duke Thomas was introduced in the pages of Batman and in all that time, including his time as part of the We Are Robin movement, he has been without a...

DCU Spotlight Review: Dark Days: The Casting #1

The Short Story: Batman goes to a dark place as the DC Universe looks to having a potential Crisis.   Synopsis (spoilers): We continue to read from the journal entries of Carter Hall, aka...

DCU Spotlight Review: Dark Days: The Forge #1

Synopsis (Spoilers): We open in ancient Egypt with Carter Hall along with other horsemen, as they ride toward something… a metal ship falling out of the sky.   Currently, in the Bermuda...

Review: Batman Beyond #7

(Spoilers ahead) The story begins decades from now. An aged Bruce Wayne is in his study staring at the painting of Thomas and Martha Wayne. Wayne is examining his life since he realizes that his...

Review: All-Star Batman #9

To catch you up: A few issues back, an ancient bacteria was released from the ice in Alaska, and has spread across the North-Western corner of North America. Everything it touches dies, but...

Episode 220

A lot has happened in the three weeks since our last episode and we are here to cover it all. We give in-depth reviews for Dark Knight III: The Master Race #8, All-Star Batman #9, Batman #19 and...

Duke Thomas, first daytime Gotham Bat?

  Promotion for All Star Batman #8 had Scott Snyder giving two interviews last week, one for Comic Book Resources and one for Newsarama. Between answering questions regarding this issue in...

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...

Review: Batman #17

I’m going to give in to my fanboy nature and tell it to you like it is.  I want to love “I Am Bane.”   I want it to be required Batman reading.  Ten years from now, I want to look back...

Review: All-Star Batman #7

Synopsis: In Nevada, Pamela Isley is making her way to Death Valley… if it wasn’t for the chatterbox in the convenient store that won’t ring her up. He talks about his kid, and how...

Review: Batman #16

When I sat down with Batman #16, I had a lot of expectations.   Tom King is a great writer.   While a great deal of his Batman run so far has been lackluster,  he’s coming off the...

Review: All-Star Batman #6

Synopsis: In Alaska, a blizzard is whiting out everything. Batman marches his way through the frozen tundra as we get a little backstory on Victor. When he was a child, he had to memorize and recite...

Review: All-Star Batman #5

Synopsis: We pick up where we left off last issue with Batman, Duke, and Two-Face trying to escape from Penguin, Black Mask, and Great White — all the while in the crossfire of the angry mob of...

Review: All-Star Batman #4

Synopsis: The story opens overlooking a house out in the country. We go inside to see the place is a wreck. Down in the basement, someone is crying out for help, saying that they’ve been down...

Review: All-Star Batman #3

Synopsis: We start off years ago… Bruce’s parents haven’t been dead long, and Bruce has picked up a habit of practicing with guns and making plans. Alfred, not knowing what to do,...

Review: Nightwing #6

Night of the Monster Men may well be my least favorite bat-event in the last 10 years – which isn’t to say it doesn’t have some redeeming moments, but they haven’t lifted this event...

Review: Batman #8

The Night of the Monster Men continues.  Team Batman has been steadily losing ground, and members, to Strange’s monsters.  Before focusing on the larger abominations, Batman and Batwoman decide...

Review: Batman #7

“I Am Gotham” is in the books and Tom King is taking a much-deserved step back and allowing a fill-in team of Steve Orlando and Riley Rossmo to handle the core Bat-title’s opening salvo of...

Review: All-Star Batman #2

Note: Thanks to Ed on the Comics Podcast for the shout-out! It’s pretty awesome to hear your name mentioned on a podcast you’ve been listening to since you started listening to podcasts....

Review: Batman #6

Now that Tom King’s first arc of Batman is in the books, we get the first Tom King epilogue story.  Epilogues are a tricky beast to manage, but more on that later.  We pick up shortly after the...

Review: Batman #5

When last we left Batman and his newfound friend-turned-enemy, Gotham, the latter was headed to destroy the root of the evil of Gotham City – the city itself.  While our hero does have several...

Review: All-Star Batman #1

Synopsis: (For the sake of lessening the confusion, this synopsis will be in chronological order) Two weeks ago: Harvey Dent sends Bruce an encrypted message on a coin, telling him that Two-Face is...

SDCC 2016: Interview with Scott Snyder

In our final comic creator interview, we talked with Scott Snyder. If you are reading the article on this site, you probably don’t need an introduction, but let’s briefly touch on his...

Review: Batman #4

We last left our newest superhero duo, the Gothams, in the clutches of Professor Hugo Strange, all-around bad guy, and his assistant Psycho Pirate, manipulator of emotions.  By the time Batman makes...

Review: Batman #2

The bi-weekly adventures of Batman and company continue with Batman #2, which wastes no time in getting down to business.  First, we have the re-introduction of another classic villain, Solomon...

Review: Batman #1

The third volume of the main Batman series opens up with a brief scene set far above Gotham, where a plane is making its decent.  Through the window the Bat-signal is seen filling the night sky. ...

Review: Batman: Rebirth #1

Synopsis:  Last week DC Universe: Rebirth crashed onto the scene, coinciding with the finales of both the Darkseid War and Last Days of Superman.  The trinity of stories effectively brought about...

Review: We Are Robin #12

Synopsis: The issue opens on a robbery in progress as a group of masked individuals are trying to rob what looks like Bruce Wayne. They are interrupted by their lookout man who points out the...

Review: We Are Robin #11

Synopsis: Opening in the apartment of Dax Chill, his grappling guns are discovered by his mother. She scolds him and makes him promise not to end up in jail like is father. Dax gets an alert...

Review: We Are Robin #10

Synopsis: The issue opens in a nightclub in Gotham where Smiley is “entertaining” a crowd during open mic night. He explains to the crowd about how his buddy coached him for an open mic night and...