All-Star Batman #11 review

Let’s talk about Alfred referring to Bruce as his “son.”  Fitting, as it’s literally the very first line of dialogue here.  I’ve seen a lot of complaints about it, saying that it’s…

All-Star Batman #10 review

Alfred Pennyworth.  He’s the trusted confidante, the father figure we all look up to, and the dear and loving friend that Batman needs.  It almost comes as a shock when you remember…

All-Star Batman #9 review

And so Batman has encountered the ends of the earth.  Not the locations, though; the actual events that would lead to the world’s end. A world that ends in disaster. A world…

All-Star Batman #8 review

Think of the last great Mad Hatter story you read.  When you do, let me know what it is. I don’t say that to be snide, I’m genuinely curious what the great…

First look: All-Star Batman #8

Scott Snyder’s All-Star Batman has been genuinely insane, and frequently in the best possible way.  There was the bonkers “Two-Face and Batman vs. all of the assassins” concept of the first arc,…

All-Star Batman #7 review

Poison Ivy is an interesting character.  She’s also likely an incredibly difficult character to write, because so many of her traits require a tricky balancing act: she’s a sensual character, which can…

All-Star Batman #6 review

A lone, dark figure begins to come into view, still largely shrouded by the thick snow. The blistering winds whip a long, black cape back and forth.  The frigid temperature, which is…

All-Star Batman #5 review

My relationship with this arc has been rather… strange.  Even though there were aspects of Scott Snyder’s writing on Batman that I wasn’t a huge fan of, I was still greatly looking…

All-Star Batman #4 review

Let’s talk about that cover for a second.  I mean, how great is it?  Say what you will about Romita’s style (believe me, I have some things to say later), but that…