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

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…

Catwoman #42 review

Catwoman #42 delivers a satisfying conclusion for Tini Howard and Nico Leon’s first arc in the series. While Howard’s tendency to put theme first…

Batman/Catwoman #11 review

Questions are answered in Tom King and Clay Mann’s Batman/Catwoman #11, though many readers will find the resolutions to be lacking. King’s scripts have…

Nightwing #90 review

Nightwing #90 features yet another attempt on Dick Grayson’s life, courtesy of Blockbuster and the city officials who are in his pocket. While the…

Catwoman #41 review

Catwoman #41 eliminates most misgivings I’ve had toward Tini Howard’s and Nico Leon’s run to this point. While at times the narrative feels like…

Catwoman #40 review

Catwoman #40 is a step in the right direction after a shaky start to Tini Howard’s and Nico Leon’s tenure on the series. While…

Nightwing #89 review

Nightwing #89 spins a rote murder mystery that serves only to distract from the more engaging moments between Dick Grayson and Jon Kent. This…