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POSTED BY Jon M Wilson ON October 3, 2011 Add Comments
The first month of DC Comics: The New 52 has come to a close and brought us a variety of Batman adventures that have mostly confirmed what we might have already guessed about the Batman's life and history. There have been a few surprises, though, and it's now time to see what the final run of comics had in store fore the Caped Crusader. This week saw Batman featured in Batman: The Dark Knight #1 and then make a guest appearance…
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POSTED BY Joe Jinks ON September 12, 2011 Add Comments
Flashpoint, and an era of DC Comics over 75 years in the making, comes to an end. This event has run over the summer and was widely publicized as the game-changer that would tie the old DCU to the DCnU.
The issue opens with Barry Allen being transported to the heart of the battle between the Amazons and the Atlanteans, tussling there with Thawne. Reverse Flash is…
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POSTED BY Joe Jinks ON August 25, 2011 Add Comments
The penultimate issue of the last 'event' in DC Comics for the foreseeable future (or so they say, it was my belief that Final Crisis was the event to end all events… the word 'Final' playing a pretty big part in that). Nevertheless, written by Geoff Johns and pencilled by Andy Kubert, the issue opens up in Fawcett City with the six kids who together form 'Captain Thunder' (The Flashpoint Universe's take on 'Captain Marvel) as well as…
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POSTED BY Joe Jinks ON May 18, 2011 Add Comments
Editor's Note: We try something a little new here with multiple people reviewing the same issue in one review. Let us know what you think.
Flashpoint opens with a scene familiar to anyone who has read ‘The Flash: Rebirth’, and likely countless other stories. Barry is imagining the time he and his mother broke down on the side of the freeway and no one was there to help. He sits at his desk,…
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