Batman #23.1 – Joker #1 review

Many readers are going to hate this one. Joker #1 is a Villains Month comic that doesn’t acknowledge the events of Forever Evil whatsoever. That is, unless Jackanapes will play a larger role in that saga. Who’s Jackanapes?…

New 52 – Batman #23 review

Visually it’s one of the most impressive comics you’ll read this month, story-wise Scott Snyder’s Zero Year has never opened itself up to more comparison to Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One. In fact, if Red Hood One does…

New 52 – Batman Annual #2 review

Yes, I really do think that this is the weakest issue of the New 52 Batman¬†series so far and here’s why… First of all, the cover by Jock is awesome. It’s so damn gritty and moody and you…

Batman, Vol. 2: The City of Owls review

I have reviewed a lot of books since the battle for who owns Gotham ended. The Court of Owls’ attack on Gotham City that dominated bat-comics for nearly all of 2012 felt like a distant memory when it…

New 52 – Batman #22 review

The review is a day late and I’m sorry for that, but chances are you were going to pick this book up no matter what anyway, right? Secret City: Part Two is an excellent continuation of what we…

New 52 – Batman #21 review

Zero Year begins and I’m happy to say that all the talk about it being something we’ve never seen before isn’t marketing hype BS. I read issue #21 early this morning a little wary about every page-turn, afraid…

New 52 – Batman #20 review

And so ends a fun and simple story with really amazing artwork. Part 2 of “Nowhere Man” gives us a Clayface who is quite the departure from the portrayal we saw just a few months ago in John…

New 52 – Batman #19 review

What’s with all the supernatural stuff in my Batman comics lately? At first the ghostly business was confined to the last 2 month’s worth of Legends of the Dark Knight but today we will see not only DC’s…