Batman: Streets of Gotham, Vol. 1: Hush Money review

Set in the larger Batman Reborn storyline, Hush Money collects a two-issue Detective-Batman crossover called Faces of Evil, as well as the first four issues of the Streets of Gotham series. What’s included Detective Comics #852 “Reconstruction” (Faces…

Batman: Impostors review

Batman: Impostors, a tie-in to the Gotham City Impostors video game, spanned the four issues of Detective Comics immediately preceding Scott Snyder’s celebrated Black Mirror run. Fans expecting some sort of tonal continuity between Impostors and…

Batman: Blink review

Batman: Blink is a collection of two arcs about Lee Hyland, a man born blind who nonetheles sees more than the unimpaired. Originally appearing in Legends of the Dark Knight in 2002 and…

Batman: Heart of Hush review

Heart of Hush marks the return of Bruce Wayne’s childhood-friend-turned-calculating-murderous-pyscopath Tommy Elliot to Gotham (again). Still filled with hatred (and jealousy) for his former pal, Hush enlists the help of an old…

Batman: Long Shadows review

Batman: Long Shadows is a five-issue collection from the pre-52 Batman book, featuring a touching Battle for the Cowl epilogue and the four-issue Long Shadows arc, in which Dick Grayson learns that some of Bruce’s…

Batman: Unseen review

I take Batman comics seriously by default. And if it’s hard for me to tell for certain that a particular story isn’t meant to be interpreted in some other way, I struggle…

Batman: Jekyll & Hyde review

With every day, and from both sides of my intelligence, the moral and the intellectual, I thus drew steadily nearer to that truth, by whose partial discovery I have been doomed to such a dreadful…

Batman in the Seventies review

To a modern fan, Batman in the Seventies might seem unappealing. If you’ve been weaned on the New 52 approach to the Dark Knight, this book will likely seem almost as foreign as the famous Batman television show…

Batman: Venom review

Some of the best Batman stories I’ve read deal with Bruce Wayne’s response to failure. Whether it’s the loss of a Robin, the loss of mobility, or the loss of a Robin,…

Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity review

Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman are the Big Three at DC Comics, if not for comics in general.  When Superman first appeared in Action Comics #1 back in 1938, an entirely new genre was…