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Review: Justice League of America # 11

Overview: Curse of the Kingbutcher Part Two: The Justice League of America faces off against the Kingbutcher while the Atom and Killer Frost continue to search for a cure for Frost’s cold sickness....

Review: Batman/The Shadow # 4

Overview: The Joker and The Stag have Batman captured and it’s up to the Shadow to save him before the Stag executes him and gains entrance into Shamba-la.   Synopsis (spoilers ahead): Batman...

Review: Justice League of America #10

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens in the City of Vanity where a man afflicted with fibromyalgia wakes up to find that his wish has been granted and his pain is gone. This is short-lived as a large man...

The Shadow and Batman Team Up Again This October

The Shadow may know what evil lurks in the hearts of men, but the red-masked, fedora-wearing vigilante is going to need to re-team with Batman if he wants to strike fear in these men. Luckily,...

Review: Justice League of America #9

(Spoilers ahead) The story picks up from last issue with the JLA discovering that Makson, the Tarzan-like man raised by dinosaurs in a lost world dubbed “Monster Valley” is not what he seems and...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #3

(Spoilers ahead) The Stag has combined forces with the Joker, while Batman has the Shadow chained up in an underwater base at the bottom of Gotham harbor and guarded by Alfred. Batman tracks the...

Review: Justice League of America #8

(Spoilers ahead) The story opens in the mysterious “Monster Valley” where a team of S.K.U.L.L. agents are attacking Makson, a Tarzan-like figure who had been living among the dinosaur like...

Review: Justice League of America #7

(Spoilers ahead) The issue opens at the JLA Sanctuary with Batman and the team’s new engineer, Xenos with Batman questioning the liberties that Xenos is taking with Batman’s instructions in the...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #2

(Spoilers ahead) The story continues in the French Alps with Batman squaring off against the Shadow, who had moments earlier been Batman’s old mentor, Henri Ducard. The two cross swords while the...

Review: Justice League of America #6

The issue picks up with The Atom confronting Aegeus while the rest of the JLA fights Aegeus’ soldiers in the streets of Penn City. The Ray goes to the aid of Lobo, who has been shot across town by...

Review: Justice League of America #5

(Spoilers ahead) The story opens in Penn City where a kid opens a trash can to find a severed stoned head and an explosion follows. The story then moves to Happy Harbor where the JLA minus Batman are...

Review: Batman/The Shadow #1

(Spoliers ahead) The issue starts with Bruce Wayne in the French Alps speaking with his old mentor, Henri Ducard. Ducard recalls a story from Batman’s training while holding a Strict Contestor, a...

Review: Justice League of America #4

The Justice League of America is scattered over the war-torn county of Kravia facing off against members of the Extremists, a radical group of super beings that have taken over the country. The Ray...

This Week in the Batcave

  Hiya, me guano stinkin’ fellas! Past week had so much news that it got hard to digest, and we are still being overfed with tidbits of news about Dark Nights: Metal. As if we weren’t...

Review: Justice League of America #3

Now that Lord Havok has taken control of Kravia, he is shown reaching out to the leader of a neighboring country offering for them to join him.  Meanwhile the JLA meets with the Kravian Resistance,...

Review: Justice League of America #2

The story picks up from last issue with Lord Havok’s hand at the Atom’s throat while the rest of the JLA looks on.  Batman offers himself up to Havok in exchange for the rest of the...

Review: Justice League of America #1

The story opens with Batman and Vixen over the rooftops of Gotham talking about how the JLA was formed to inspire people, not watch from above.  Meanwhile in the City of Vanity, Black Canary and the...

Review: Justice League of America: Rebirth #1

The story begins at Happy Harbor, Rhode Island where Batman and Killer Frost meet in the now abandoned original secret sanctuary of the Justice League. The two then go on a recruitment tour: to...

DC All Access: Justice League of America

The latest video from DC All Access features Steve Orlando talking about Justice League of America and how Batman chooses his team.  

Review: Batman Annual #1

The annual has been a time honored tradition throughout the years.  It’s a versatile issue that can be used in a number of different manners.  Batman Annual #1, for example, provides a number of...

Review: Detective Comics #942

In Brief: Batman and his team face the final confrontation with Hugo Strange and the largest of his Monster Men.   Summary (Spoilers): Batwoman (Kate Kane) leads Nightwing (Dick Grayson),...

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: Detective Comics #941

In Brief: While Spoiler and Orphan make slight gains against their monstrous foes, Batman, Batwoman, Nightwing, and Gotham Girl’s situations all go from bad to catastrophically worse.  ...

Review: Nightwing #5

To this point, Nightwing has had a strong solid start to rejuvenate the series coming out of Rebirth. Unfortunately after the incredibly boring events of Batman #7 as the start of the Night of the...

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...

DC All Access: Night of the Monster Men

The latest video from DC All Access showcases the upcoming crossover event, Night of the Monster Men. They talk with writer Steve Orlando about what we can expect from the story.  

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #25

In Brief: The Bat-family holds the line against Mother’s technology and army of Orphan assassins.   Summary (Spoilers): As the Bat-family battles desperately against the hordes of Mother’s...

Review: Batman and Robin Eternal #24

In Brief: Dick Grayson and his allies continue the desperate battle against Mother around the world.   Summary (Spoilers): We open pretty much squarely in the eight page preview with Dick...

Review: Midnighter #6

Following last month’s adventures of Grayson and Midnighter, writer Steve Orlando picks up this issue only moments after #5 concluded.   During their Thanksgiving meal, Matt, M’s boyfriend,...