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 #51 review

Catwoman #51 delivers a competent, yet wholly predictable prison story as Selina manipulates her way to a position of power among her fellow inmates….

Nightwing #100 review

While recent issues delved slightly into Dick Grayson’s darker side by putting him face to face with Tony Zucco, Nightwing #100 is a celebration…

Batman vs. Robin #4 review

Batman vs. Robin #4 is an action packed, emotionally resonant penultimate chapter that expertly brings together various threads from the series into a satisfying…

Nightwing #99 review

Nightwing #99 is a refreshingly simple, clear cut story that adds a welcome, nautical themed mystery to Blüdhaven’s criminal underworld. The core drama comes…

Catwoman #50 review

Catwoman #50 is an energetic, but also unwieldy finale that seeks to wrap up as many plot threads as possible by its final pages….

Nightwing #98 review

Tom Taylor cranks up the meta meter with the occasionally amusing Nightwing #98, which features the debut of Nite-Mite. Whenever a fifth dimensional imp…

Nightwing #97 review

Nightwing #97 is a well executed issue that slows down the series after its bombastic climax in ”The Battle for Blüdhaven’s Heart”. The stakes…