Injustice: Gods Among Us, Vol. 1 review

I enjoyed the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us for the first week or so. The story had its flaws with its plot, characterization, convenient excuses for how everyone got their powers and how things could go back…

Superman: Dark Knight Over Metropolis TPB review

With a Batman/Superman movie on the way, there’s no better time than now to start reading some of the older adventures that paired the Caped Crusader with the Man of Steel. While the upcoming film might focus more…

Deadshot: Beginnings review

Alfred had a daughter? Thorne had removed Gordon from office and put Batman on the wanted list? Deadshot’s son was abducted?! Holy tonal-shift, Batman! This collection of the villainous marksman’s most memorable stories is a showcase of comics…

JLA, Vol. 1: World’s Most Dangerous review

There was no better sign that Trinity War, the much hyped DC New 52 event, was coming than the launch of Justice League of America. It’s the book that really started to pull the DC universe together in…

SOLO Deluxe Edition review

Between 2004 and 2006, a dozen of the best artists were each given 48 pages of almost total creative freedom. Any genre, any style, any DC character, any wholly original idea all their own was possible. Within this…

Batgirl, Vol. 3: Death of the Family review

The third volume of Batgirl features the crossover “Death of the Family” in its title, but unlike another New 52 graphic novel that was released this month (Catwoman, Vol. 3: Death of the Family, which only touched on…

Catwoman, Vol. 3: Death of the Family review

A whiny Batman, a Ke$ha-esque Selina Kyle, a resurrection by cat-licking, and a demonic possession. This is Ann Nocenti & Rafa Sandoval’s Catwoman and it’s one of the worst things I’ve read. Content This softcover collects New 52…

The Joker: Death of the Family review

Note: Do NOT read The Joker: Death of the Family until you have already finished Batman, Vol. 3: Death of the Family, which goes on sale October 30th.  When the New 52 began in September of 2011, one…