New 52 – Batman #30 review

Any casual fan could pick up part one of Zero Year’s Secret City or Dark City and grasp that this was a Batman origin, but show them part one of Savage City and watch their head spin! “What the…

New 52 – Batman #29 review

Not to cause a scandal or alarm anyone in any way, but I wasn’t blown away by the conclusion to “Dark City.” Yep, I’m the guy. I’m the guy who is going to be giving this one a…

New 52 – Batman #28 review

“Gotham Eternal” is a clever approach at the notorious “filler issue.” Quite simply, Batman artist Greg Capullo needed more time to complete the next installment of Zero Year but rather than delay the comic or submit something that…

New 52 – Batman #27 review

Before we get started, I just want to point out how hilariously different the New 52 Batman #27 cover is from the original Batman #27 from 1945: You could not ask for two things more opposite from one…

New 52 – Batman #26 review

It’s odd to see the Gotham blackout and Riddler take such a backseat, but the idea of Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo reimagining Batman’s first supervillain, Doctor Death, has managed to be a rather enjoyable (and disturbing) distraction….

New 52 – Batman #25 review

Edward Nygma has thrown Gotham into blackness and there are riots in the streets, but still the only thing on the GCPD’s mind is the apprehension of the vigilante known as Batman. Batman #25 by Scott Snyder, Greg…

New 52 – Batman #24 review

At 64 pages, this isn’t a comic book, it’s a novella. And while the $6.99 price might sound high at first, I assure you it’s well worth every penny. Issue #24 is an important milestone for the New…

Batman #23.4 – Bane #1 review

The architect behind the upcoming Arkham War event, Peter J. Tomasi, gives us his last Villain book of the month and it’s about one of the most popular Batman villains of our time, Bane. Another cool thing about…

Batman #23.3 – Penguin #1 review

“Bullies” by Frank Tieri and Christian Duce is a pretty satisfying Penguin story for those who loved Gregg Hurwitz’s portrayal of the character back in Penguin: Pain & Prejudice. It doesn’t try and tie itself into the larger…

Batman #23.2 – The Riddler #1 review

It has very little to do with Zero Year and Scott Snyder didn’t write it, but Batman #23.2 “The Riddler #1″ is one of the best Villains Month books you can buy. Ray Fawkes (who is working from…