This Week in Comics: Batman goes for a swim

It was Mera vs. the League in Justice League #24, and to the surprise of no one (and the delight of everyone), it took a Batman to straighten things out. The issue wasn’t all that great, but it was entertaining once through—I’ll take it.

Art by Ian Churchill and Adriano Lucas

“The War of Jokes and Riddles” raged on in Batman #26, as writer Tom King continued adding characters to the mix and gradually heating this conflict toward its boiling point. I enjoyed it—how about you?

Back Issue Review: Superman Adventures #25

Art by Rick Burchett, Terry Austin, and Marie Severin

Millar’s writing is snappy and Mike Manley’s pencils evoke the show’s style while having its own personality…

– Jay (read the full review)

Bane: Conquest #3

Art by Graham Nolan and Gregory Wright

It’s not that this comic was bad…but the completely humdrum way in which it delivers the story is anything but fresh and exciting.

– Brandon (read the full review)

Batman #26

Art by Joshua Middleton

This is exactly the kind of story I can get behind.

– Brandon (read the full review)

Harley Quinn #23

Art by Amanda Conner and Alex Sinclair

Both installments feel like bridges to bigger and better things, but you can’t go wrong with either of them!

– Elena (read the full review)

Injustice 2 #5

Art by Bruno Redondo, Juan Albarran, and Alejandro Sanchez

Tom Taylor is upping the ante as well–bringing in some interesting characters we haven’t spent quality time with in the Injustice series yet.

– Elena (read the full review)

Justice League #24

Art by Nick Bradshaw and Alex Sinclair

There are things to enjoy here, but they come in small doses, and there aren’t enough of them to make this particularly memorable.

– Brian (read the full review)

Nightwing #24

Art by Casey Jones and Hi-Fi

While this is one part of a greater whole, it’s a great part of what’s shaping up to be a great whole

– Jay (read the full review)