Batman: Arkham: Scarecrow review

He’s the Pharaoh of Phobias, the Duke of Dread, striking fear in the hearts of Gotham’s citizens. Ostracized as a boy for being bookish and shabby, Jonathan Crane grew up determined never…

Legends review

In 1985, the publishing company known as DC Comics was celebrating over fifty years of comic books, characters, and history.  In that fifty years, they had introduced such characters as Batman, Superman,…

Robin Vol. 1: Reborn review

I’m dipping my feet into graphic novel reviews, and I’m going to focus on some of Batman’s greatest allies. To kick things off, I figured I would start with Tim Drake. This…

Batman: Arkham: Two-Face review

He’s one of Batman’s oldest foes, but he was once a friend. Scarred by abuse and acid, Harvey Dent (née Kent) was once Gotham’s promising young District Attorney. A criminal’s retaliation rendered…

Grayson Vol. 3: Nemesis review

Agent 37 returns for his third act as an agent of Spyral in Grayson Vol. 3: Nemesis.  Collecting the “DC You” sneak preview, issues nine through twelve of the series proper, and…

Elseworlds: Batman, Vol. 1 review

Now all but defunct, DC’s Elseworlds imprint was a line of out of continuity stories that allowed creators to try some different and, occasionally, truly bizarre things with established characters.  Beginning with…