Michael Escalante

Based in Los Angeles, Michael Escalante is an award-winning writer-director of several short films and full-length scripts. Since graduating from UCLA and interning at Roger Corman’s New Horizons Pictures, he provided ghostwriting services on a feature film while working on his own feature debut, serving as writer, director, and editor. He’s also been obsessed with Batman from an early age and credits the world of comics for inspiring his current dedication to storytelling.

Michael Escalante

Nightwing #95 review

Nightwing #95 is a shining example of playing into the strengths of the superhero comic medium. There’s a healthy dose of high stakes action…

Catwoman #46 review

Catwoman #46 is an emotionally resonant, if not haphazardly plotted chapter that prioritizes Selina’s understanding of herself, particularly in regards to her romantic relationships….

Nightwing #94 review

Nightwing #94 manages to keep the tension going strong by raising the stakes even further for Dick, Barbara, and especially Melinda Zucco, who finds…

Catwoman #45 review

Catwoman #45 brings the Bat family into the series in a major way with mixed results. While Selina and Bruce’s on again off again…

Nightwing #93 review

Nightwing #93 is frustrating in that it’s so good that I question why Tom Taylor waited so long to finally turn up the heat…

Catwoman #44 review

Catwoman #44 has moments of inspiration, primarily fueled by Bengal’s visual style and thrilling car chase sequences. However, Tini Howard’s script struggles to navigate…

Catwoman #43 review

Catwoman #43 probably isn’t what most readers are expecting after Tini Howard and Nico Leon’s first arc on the series. Bengal takes over on…

Nightwing #92 review

Nightwing #92 finally has the series return its focus to Blüdhaven and Dick Grayson’s Haven project. There’s been a lack of momentum in the…

Nightwing #91 review

Nightwing #91 is a strong conclusion to the somewhat unfocused “Get Grayson” era of the series. Since Fear State, a Superman: Son of Kal…