Injustice: Ground Zero #5 review

There’s something very uneven about Ground Zero that is making me nervous. Issue No. 5 combines Digital Firsts 9 & 10 (“Muscle Car” parts 1 & 2) in a rather crackpot adventure…

Nightwing #14 review

It’s the details that make this book work so well. Sure, there are masked heroes, a steadily growing supporting cast, an involving mystery, and a gorilla.  All staples of the genre, and…

Batman #16 review

What an opening!  A crash of lightning during a rain storm that back-lights the gates of Arkham Asylum.  This is some quintessential Batman iconography right here.  I was so happy I couldn’t…

Green Lanterns #16 review

Bane is coming to Gotham, but before he gets there, Batman has some cleaning up to do. Believing Lanterns Baz and Cruz uniquely suited to help him, he invites the two rookies…

Harley Quinn #13 review

Seldom is it that I get so caught up in a comic book that I lose my perspective entirely, but I have to hand it to Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti: I…

Justice League #14 review

With Justice League vs. Suicide Squad in the rearview, Bryan Hitch once again takes the reins of Justice League. Trapped by a planet-threatening enemy, the League takes advantage of the downtime and has a…

Super Powers #4 review

A lone figure rises from the sea. Helmeted and dressed in black as dark as the depths below, the creature makes his way toward a solitary island. A glowing island. An island……

Upcoming Comics: February 1, 2017

One month down! We’ve completed the Justice League vs Suicide Squad “event,” and as expected, the story served as nothing more than a bridge to set-up other stories. While I’m looking forward…

Azrael Vol. 1: Fallen Angel review

Since his debut in 1939, Batman has struck fear in the hearts of criminals.  During the over seventy-five years of the character’s history, by and large the man behind the mask has…

Batman/TMNT Adventures #3 review

There’s a phrase that I’ve caught myself using lately to describe the books I cover: “a really good time,” or some derivation thereof.  At the end of the day, that’s really all…