Grayson Vol. 5: Spiral’s End review

Grayson was a tricky prospect.  Taking Dick Grayson, one of the oldest established characters in comics, long known as the beloved Nightwing, and turning him into a spy?  That’s gutsy.  Fortunately, the…

Detective Comics, Vol. 7: Anarky review

Other than an appearance in a Green Lantern Corps tie-in to Batman’s Zero Year, the sometimes-villainous, sometimes-something-else Anarky was absent from DC’s New 52 relaunch. For their second arc on Detective Comics, Brian…

Detective Comics vol. 6: Icarus review

A new creative team means a new direction for Detective Comics.  With the exit of John Layman and Jason Fabok, Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato jump on board as the new all-star…

Detective Comics Vol. 5: Gothtopia review

When Gotham City is a crime-free utopia… you know something’s wrong.  Batman, wearing white and operating in the daylight?  That just isn’t right.  What’s going on?  And why on earth is Catwoman…

Detective Comics vol. 4: The Wrath review

A celebration of a landmark issue. The rise of a dark doppelgänger. A whole lot of Man-Bat. All of these things and more are found in The Wrath, the fourth graphic novel…

Batgirl/ Robin: Year One review

There are few books that bring me as much joy as Batgirl/ Robin: Year One. Originally two separate trades, they’ve been joined together to make one magnificent book! When the opportunity came for me…

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…