• Batman #47 Review

    The bat’s out of the bag this issue as Duke forces Bruce into a reckoning with the one part of his past he’s been avoiding since his “death” at the close of Endgame while Jim discovers to his dismay that the Bloom problem is much bigger than he’d anticipated....
  • Catwoman #47 Review

    Reminding us that Selina is an outdoor cat at heart, Frank Tieri and Inaki Miranda pick up from her ride out of Gotham at the close of Genevieve Valentine’s run to put her in New York for a classic heist story for the perfect palate cleanser. The new team’s...
  • Constantine the Hellblazer #7 Review

    There’s something very exciting about the idea of a ‘DCYOU’ John Constantine book; a comic slick, witty, inclusive and modern that belongs next to Batgirl, Grayson, Black Canary and all their friends. There’s nothing exciting about a John Constantine book that’s VERTIGO-lite, a bowlderised and anodyne cover version shorn...
  • New Romancer #1 Review

    Everyone’s favorite aristocratic, bisexual, British Romantic poet, whose personal life was probably more fascinating than his actual writing, Lord Byron comes to the 21st century in veteran Vertigo writer Peter Milligan (Hellblazer) and up and coming artist Brett Parson’s (21st Century Tank Girl) New Romancer #1. This comic is...
  • Gotham Academy #13

    To put it bluntly, Gotham Academy #13 is a little bit of an awkward read as it tries to balance the usual Olive Silverlock character angst, a zombie adventure plotline, and being a tie-in to “Robin War” while switching over artists from the painter/cartoonist extraordinaire Karl Kerschl to Adam...
  • Starfire #7 Review

    Kori talking to a dolphin is a great way to open an issue of Starfire because I too make high pitched squeaking noises beyond the comprehension of human ears whenever I open the latest issue. Key West has become a sanctuary for Kori, somewhere for her to find her...
  • Batman and Robin Eternal #10 Review

    With its extreme hacking, Gnostic terminology, and frightening religious establishment, Batman and Robin Eternal #10 might seem like you’re reading a knock off of The Invisibles or watching some action-packed, if occasionally scripted in a clunky fashion version of The Matrix with Batman supporting characters. The prominent roles given...
  • Grayson #15 Review

    Scripter Tom King and artist Mikel Janin really try to capture the essence of what it means to be a Robin in Grayson #15 with Dick Grayson starting to settle in as a father figure and headmaster of the “Robin school” where he, Tim Drake, Jason Todd, and Damian...
  • Robin War #1 Review

    In honor of the 75th anniversary of Robin, DC Comics has decided to have the first Robin-centric crossover featuring basically every character who has worn the “R”, including Dick Grayson, Damian Wayne, Tim Drake, Jason Todd, and the whole We Are Robin squad. Robin War #1 is a comprehensive...