Teen Titans, Vol. 4: Light and Dark

The fourth volume of Scott Lobdell’s New 52 run on Teen Titans is right in character with the volumes that precede it. Whether or not you consider that a good thing will (obviously) depend…

Break from the Bat #4: Rebirth

After months of anticipation, the first wave of Rebirth books has finally hit. With promising starts in DC Universe: Rebirth #1 and Detective Comics #934, it’s easy to be optimistic. And while most of us…

Red Hood/Arsenal #13 review

Will Roy Harper die, or will Jason Todd get there in time to stop Joker’s Daughter and Iron Rule from doing more damage than they already have? And even if he does,…

Black Canary #12 review

After twelve issues, Brenden Fletcher’s Black Canary comes to a close. I won’t say I’m sad to see it go, because I’ve found it to be (largely) a hot mess. But the…

Batman/Superman, Vol. 2: Game Over review

Less ongoing saga, more “Legends of the World’s Finest”, Batman/Superman Volume 2 collects three (largely) self-contained stories. Grek Pak, Paul Levitz, and a host of artists team up across nine issues from Batman/Superman and World’s Finest…

Superman #52 review

After two months of Peter Tomasi’s “Final Days of Superman” story, we have at last reached the end. Can the combined might of Batman, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and two Clarks defeat the delusional…

Teen Titans #20 review

I was ready to hate this. I’ve not exactly been fond of this series in any of its several New 52 incarnations, and this is one of those few remaining books with…

Superman/Wonder Woman #29 review

Can Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman put a stop to Superflare’s rampage-of-terror-mixed-with-occasional-acts-of-heroism? Is the Dark Knight’s will stronger than Lois Lane’s? Is Classic Clark squatting in a solitary fortress not built by…

Batman: Streets of Gotham, Vol. 1: Hush Money review

Set in the larger Batman Reborn storyline, Hush Money collects a two-issue Detective-Batman crossover called Faces of Evil, as well as the first four issues of the Streets of Gotham series. What’s included Detective Comics #852 “Reconstruction” (Faces…