Graphic Novel

Grayson Vol. 5: Spiral’s End review

Grayson was a tricky prospect.  Taking Dick Grayson, one of the oldest established characters in comics, long known as the beloved Nightwing, and turning...

Detective Comics Vol. 9: Gordon At War

  I don’t look fondly on Jim Gordon’s stint as Batman. In fact, for the year that he claimed the mantle of Batman, I remained...

Detective Comics Vol. 8: Blood of Heroes review

This is the first trade of Detective Comics that features Jim Gordon as Bunnyman Batman. If you followed the site during that time, then...

Detective Comics, Vol. 7: Anarky review

Other than an appearance in a Green Lantern Corps tie-in to Batman's Zero Year, the sometimes-villainous, sometimes-something-else Anarky was absent from DC's New 52 relaunch....

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...

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...

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...

Nightwing: Old Friends, New Enemies review

I noticed Nightwing: Old Friends, New Enemies in various comic shops and on Comixology, so I started asking friends of mine if they’d read...

Batgirl/ Robin: Year One review

There are few books that bring me as much joy as Batgirl/ Robin: Year One. Originally two separate trades, they've been joined together to make one...

Azrael Vol. 1: Fallen Angel review

Since his debut in 1939, Batman has struck fear in the hearts of criminals.  During the over seventy-five years of the character's history, by...