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Review: Batman: The Merciless #1

Overview: Batman gets a new hat and then eats a bomb.   Synopsis: Langley, Virginia. HQ of A.R.G.U.S. – the War Room. Sam Lane, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, Father Time, Mr. Bones, a Colonel...

Last Week in the Batcave

We have a full house this time! On what is a rare occasion, last week we got updates from every single title we cover here in the Batcave except for Batman and the Signal. Coupled with the new faces...

Last Week in the Batcave

Doesn’t matter who your favorite Robin is, or if you are on the “Batman works better alone” team, the undisputed biggest news in Gotham last week was the beginning of “Lonely...

Last Week in the Batcave

Sorry, folks, the cave is closed. No, I have no idea why. They only told me some big shots are in a meeting and don’t want no one bothering. Yeah, yeah, I saw some of them going downstairs. I...

Last Week in the Batcave

Last week we went through a date that marked not only the history of the United States but also of the world. I remember watching my morning cartoons and having them interrupted by a special news...

Superhero Socialism: A History of Anarky (Part Two)

Welcome to Part Two of a retrospective look at the history of Anarky, who is officially back in the pages of Detective Comics—having appeared in Detective Comics #957, #963 and #964 (which...

Last Week in the Batcave

This is a week filled with joy, Bat-visitors, for this is a week filled with Bat-boys. From Nightwing being cast for the Titans series, to the boys appearing in Batman, Tim being a nerd in Detective...

Review: Trinity #11

Overview: Culminating in a final showdown aboard the falling Watchtower, the Trinity fight off the Traveler and release the symbiotic aliens, The Enlightened, from his control.   Synopsis...

Last Week in the Batcave

This week we have a lot of introductions to make, as a ton of announcements has fallen on our heads. Between the seven one-shots spinning out of Metal, all of them evil versions of Batman, and the...

Review: Trinity #10

Overview: The Trinity fights to regain control over the Watchtower from seemingly parasitic aliens. As Wonder Woman and Superman interrogate the former jailer of these creatures, questions are raised...

Evil Versions of Batman Spawn Out of Metal

DC Comics has announced that beginning this September new versions of Batman will emerge from the Dark Nights: Metal event that will be straight evil. Each ar featured in their own one-shot that will...

Last Week in the Batcave

Themyscira afflicted with bat invasion, this week’s news reads. Following the release of the first cinematographic solo Wonder Woman film this past Thursday, the secret location of Paradise Island...

Review: Trinity #9

Overview: The Trinity’s mystery about the problems with their reality is interrupted with an impromptu teleport from the Watchtower. They discover their problems are just beginning as a new...

Last Week in the Batcave

For us Bat-Fans, yesterday was a very significant day. It was the day of Mary, the woman who called her son “little Robin” thus effectively giving birth not only to Dick Grayson, but to the Robin...

Last Week in the Batcave

Welcome back to this dark and damp place us bats call home. This has been a crazy week with the release of the Justice League first official trailer, Joss Whedon being announced as writer and...

DC Comics TBU Solicitations Breakdown for June 2017

  June’s biggest news is the upcoming major summer event involving all of the DC multiverse. Dark Days: The Forge will be hitting stores June 14, written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion...

Review: Trinity #6

Synopsis: The White Mercy begins the issue with explaining how she learned something from taking down each of the Trinity’s emotional barriers. Through this learning experience, she allowed...

Review: Trinity #5

Synopsis: The issue begins with a flashback showing how Poison Ivy became connected to the dream world of the Black Mercy. Due to her connection to the elemental force known as “The Green”, she...

Review: Trinity #4

Synopsis: As their boat nears the shoreline, Wonder Woman has to continually remind herself that none of this is real. The Trinity is still trapped in this dream world and after helping Clark and...

Review: Trinity #3

Synopsis: The issue starts with a very familiar scene outside a movie theater. A young Bruce is leaving the film Zorro with his parents and they decide to take a detour to get out of the rain. Batman...

Review: Trinity #2

Synopsis: After being transported to some alternate timeline or place, the Trinity finds themselves in front of Jonathan Kent following a heart attack. The younger Clark is terrified of the new...

Review: Trinity #1

Synopsis: Opening with Superman’s son, Jon Kent, coming home and spreading “magic beans”, Lois Lane’s monologue discusses the challenges of being a new parent and how you naturally build up...

Review: Justice League #46

As it has been in previous issues of Darkseid War, Wonder Woman’s opening dialogue centers on a Greek myth. She chronicles the story of Ino of Thebes who gave birth to Zeus’ child and angered his...

Review: Detective Comics #43

Reviews can be a tricky process. There can be many variables that come into play. You can base it on pure enjoyment, or you can take yourself out of it completely and critique every little thing down...

Episode 87

In this episode, Dane and Tim are back to share their final thoughts on “Arkham Knight” now that they’ve finished the game! They discuss it’s ending, the full story of the game and all it’s...

Francis Manapul Leaves Detective Comics

Our Comic Cast crew had already deduced and discussed it, but now it is official.  Francis Manapul announced on Twitter that he has left DC’s Detective Comics. Manapul joined the series in...

Review: Detective Comics #42

The story is much improved over last issue. Last issue, I felt like the writers did a good job disguising a boring story with how they paced it, because once I placed everything in order of it...

Review: Detective Comics #41

Now, to start this off, I did enjoy this comic. I want to make that clear to you. But it didn’t live up to my expectations. The eight page preview had me very excited. I had the feeling it was...

Review: Detective Comics #40

This week is the conclusion of the Anarky story arc that up until this point was exceptional on almost every level. Unfortunately, I did not find the climax of this story to be on par with the...

Review: Detective Comics #39

Anarky still reigns on the streets of Gotham. I absolutely love the current story arc that is taking place in the pages of Detective Comics. The most notable aspect of this book is that it is...