Ten Van Winkle

Ten Van Winkle

Upstate New York writer, reviewer and comics creator. For dates for "crying about robots", "crying about Batman", or "crying about jean jackets", please check your local venue for the show near you!
  • Harley Quinn and Power Girl #4

    Harley Quinn and Power Girl finally find Vartox of Valeron, only to find him brainwashed by Oreth Odeox! Faced with her physical match, Power Girl struggles to get the upper hand on the situation, leaving it to Harley to wiggle them out. Throughout the course of the series so...
  • We Are Robin #4 Review

    After the death of Troy Walker, Gotham is trembling in fear and anger over the Robin movement. Worried parents dominate the television and radio, and riled up kids take to social media to voice sympathy, rallying calls, and critique. Robin Riko hears it all, sees everything that comes at...
  • Secret Six #6 Review

    Here it is, the one we’ve been waiting for: the sixth issue of Secret Six! As we push through the revelation of the Riddler being Nightingale, the story starts to spell itself out in this arc-closing chapter–starts, and goes, and goes, and goes, till it finally flops to an...
  • Robin Son of Batman #4 Review

    Patrick Gleason’s work on Robin: Son of Batman shines light on the month. Other things I worry about. Will it be good? Will it be beautiful? Thus far, Gleason does not disappoint for beauty. The quality of narrative stays pretty strong here too, except for one glaring problem towards...
  • Jem and the Holograms #7 Review

    For those who have never had to brush out ratty hair, the common knowledge is that you take your brush or comb and start at the end of the hair. You work the knots loose from there bit by bit, brushing little tangles off and away. If you start...
  • Starfire #4 Review

    As the focus and tone of Starfire takes a turn in this latest issue, almost every facet of the story stays great or improves, except for the lady we’re all here for: Starfire. Conner and Palmiotti are working with space gold, but something feels very amiss with our leading...
  • Jem and the Holograms #6 Review

    After a physically and emotionally trying journey to the Misfits’ Versus competition, the Holograms find themselves disqualified when they engage in a vengeful food fight with the opposing band! Rio and Jerrica are on the outs, but not half as bad as Kimber and Stormer. Blaze struggles to justify...
  • Cyborg #2 Review

    The tension is deliciously high in this second installment of Cyborg, with Vic feeling out his new powers. (Side effects may include being a bore to cats, family spats, and horrifying inter-dimensional nightmare messages.) What’s wild is that by rights, this should be a pretty boring issue. Vic hangs...
  • We Are Robin #3 Review

    So we already talked early on this week about We Are Robin #3 after DC released a few pages early as a teaser. You may recall a few feelings being had. This issue brings everything to brilliant, ugly light as the Robins test their collective mettle for the first...