Batman #19 review

In the last issue, King spent a considerable amount of time illustrating the similarities and differences between Bruce and Bane.  This time, there is an entirely different parallel at play, but it’s…

Batman #18 review

I don’t like how King forces characters to fit into a mold they don’t belong in just so he can tell the story he wants to tell.  To be honest, I think…

DC teases Looney Tunes crossover comics

Details are scarce, but DC Comics just shared a pretty cryptic blog post: Stay tuned. Jonah Hex. Yosemite Sam. Martian Manhunter. Marvin the Martian. Lobo. The Road Runner. Batman. Elmer Fudd. Say what…

Batman #17 review

Tom King’s work can be very polarizing, and likewise, unpredictable.  I used to be someone that could simply say, “I love Tom King’s work”.  But after the highs and lows I’ve witnessed…

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…

Batman #15 review

As I type up this review, this is still the official solicitation for this comic that appears on DC’s website:  “STREETS AND SWAMPS! Swamp Thing comes to Gotham City with a mysterious…

Batman, Vol. 10: Epilogue

This is it—the final volume of Batman from The New 52. Its heights were higher than its depths were low, and there were stories that will be talked about for years to come….

Batman, vol. 9: Bloom review

The Dark Knight returns to take on Mr. Bloom! With Gordon and Gotham against the wall, Bruce’s blank mind is jogged by a robin and a choo-choo, and the city that never…

Batman #14 review

This issue is essentially Catwoman’s last night of freedom on the town before getting sent off to the big house…being shipped up the river…submitting to the slammer…(insert your own preferred jailhouse terminology…