Future State Nightwing: Refreshingly Grimdark

In a not too distant possible future, Gotham City is in shambles. Bruce Wayne is dead (or believed to be- see Future State Dark Detective), and the militaristic Magistrate has crushed the hope out of everyone. Despite this Dick Grayson, leader of the resistance, is ready to go to war and save the future ofContinue reading “Future State Nightwing: Refreshingly Grimdark”

Review: Dark Nights Death Metal: The Last Stories of the DC Universe

Dark Nights Death Metal: The Last Stories of the DC Universe is a lovely farewell story to the DC Rebirth initiative. For a while now, it’s seemed like the rebirth concept had been fading, but with Dark Nights: Death Metal coming to a close ( and DC Future State on the rise) it’s been madeContinue reading “Review: Dark Nights Death Metal: The Last Stories of the DC Universe”

Review: Batman Three Jokers

After four years of anticipation, the first issue of Batman: Three Jokers came out and did not disappoint. Writer Geoff Johns previously teased at this story in Justice League #50 during the New 52. For those who aren’t aware, in this issue, Batman had asked the Mobious Chair who the Joker is. It responded thatContinue reading “Review: Batman Three Jokers”

Death Metal 3: Setting the Stage

After a disturbing and heartbreaking night at DC Comics, Death Metal 3 sheds some light on DC fans in these dark times. Dark Nights Death Metal is set to be the biggest event in recent DC history and this week’s issue opens with Batman (who is riding a new bat-cycle of sorts), Wonder Woman, andContinue reading “Death Metal 3: Setting the Stage”

Review: Batman 93, Designed to Fail

James Tynion IV’s first arc on Batman comes to a close all I can do is sigh in relief. The Designer was a new and exciting villain who held so much promise but became nothing more than a way to bide time until Joker’s upcoming war with Batman. Additionally, artists Guillem March and Javier FernandezContinue reading “Review: Batman 93, Designed to Fail”

Review: Death Metal #1 Rocks it out of the Park

When Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo confirmed that there would be a Metal sequel, fans rejoiced. The original event was a smashing hit, and it left an unmistakably important impact on DC continuity. However, one issue in and it seems to have already set the stage for a crisis level event at the very least.Continue reading “Review: Death Metal #1 Rocks it out of the Park”

Review: Batman 92

After a long hiatus, Batman 92 hit the shelves on June 9th and it seems like all the pieces are coming together as Batman prepares to face off with the Designer. Writer James Tynion IV comes out of the gate swinging in from the get-go with this suspenseful issue. Artist Guillem March continues to pencilContinue reading “Review: Batman 92”

Review: Batman The Adventures Continue #1

Batman The Adventures Continue might just be what the doctor ordered this week. Despite the despair and turmoil in the world around us, comic fans can find some enjoyment in a story continuing the adventures of the timeless Batman: The Animated Series TV show from the 1990’s. Writers Alan Burnett and Paul Dini reunite withContinue reading “Review: Batman The Adventures Continue #1”

Review: Robin 80th Anniversary Falters More Than it Flourishes

When DC Comics announced a 100-page giant celebrating the character Robin, and the many people who have donned the mask, fans rejoiced. Armed with a plethora of writers who have either made an impact on the character or have a strong love for them. Topple that with a combined thirteen artists and inkers and thisContinue reading “Review: Robin 80th Anniversary Falters More Than it Flourishes”

Review: Batman 90 Explores the Sins Past of Gotham’s Rogues

Writer James Tynion IV has written many Batman stories in his career. Whether under the flagship title itself or another series, the writer has built a reputation for writing a traditional Batman/Bruce Wayne. But it’s this issue that shows his knack for understanding Gotham’s people doesn’t stop with the heroes, it extends to the villainsContinue reading “Review: Batman 90 Explores the Sins Past of Gotham’s Rogues”

Strange Adventures Review: Adam Strange: War Hero or Monster?

Writer Tom King is looking for another home-run in Strange Adventures, and he might just get it. Luckily, Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads have a knack for taking shelved characters and bringing them into the limelight. However, this time they’re accompanied by the classic Golden Age style of Evan Shaner. With these superstar artistsContinue reading “Strange Adventures Review: Adam Strange: War Hero or Monster?”