Detective Comics #952 review

James Tynion IV started off his run on Detective Comics with “Rise of the Batmen”/The Colony storyline and followed that up with “The Victim Syndicate” arc.  Both of those were fairly original…

Detective Comics vol. 6: Icarus review

A new creative team means a new direction for Detective Comics.  With the exit of John Layman and Jason Fabok, Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato jump on board as the new all-star…

Detective Comics Vol. 5: Gothtopia review

When Gotham City is a crime-free utopia… you know something’s wrong.  Batman, wearing white and operating in the daylight?  That just isn’t right.  What’s going on?  And why on earth is Catwoman…

Detective Comics #951 review

Lady Shiva. I think my work here is done.  No?  Ok then, I guess I’ll elaborate. The story opens with Lady Shiva torturing a Colony member, and for those readers not familiar…

Detective Comics vol. 4: The Wrath review

A celebration of a landmark issue. The rise of a dark doppelgänger. A whole lot of Man-Bat. All of these things and more are found in The Wrath, the fourth graphic novel…

Detective Comics #950 review

Welcome to the review for Detective Comics #950!  This is a special anniversary issue commemorating the milestone that Detective Comics has just crossed.  As such, the issue is extra-sized, coming in at…

Detective Comics #949 review

This is the finale to the two-part “Batwoman Begins” story, but really, it’s not a finale at all.  Pretty much everything is left hanging.  This story is really just a sampling of…

Detective Comics #948 review

Batwoman Begins is a two part story being featured in the pages of Detective Comics that will most likely lead directly into the solo Batwoman book that is starting in mid-March, preceded…

Detective Comics #947 review

When we last saw our heroes, they were being audibly assaulted by The Spoiler.  Has she snapped?  What turn of events could have possibly propelled her to such deplorable doings?   Why…

Detective Comics #946 review

Previously in Detective Comics, Batman and his band of allies have been squaring off against the Victim Syndicate—a group of enhanced assailants who share an unfortunate categorization: they are, each of them, victims of…