All Star Batman #13

What is this all about? This story illuminates  Alfred’s past involvement with the “Nemesis” program and it’s leader Briar. Batman is loyal to his code, brave, as always, and vulnerable. Stunningly, Batman (Spoilers) appears to be subdued by a masked villain and left on the ground with two large slashes across his chest. This story…

Detective Comics #963

Intro The last time we really got to see Spoiler, Christopher Sebela was teamed up on writing with James Tynion IV with Carmen Carnero on penciling (refer back to issue #957). Well, Spoiler is back and so is Sebela and Carnero. This is going to be the start of a good run, I can feel…

Batman #29

The never ending “War of Jokes and Riddles” rambles on with this week’s fifth installment and, I don’t know about you all, but I’m very tired…It’s not Batman fatigue really, it’s this “war” that just isn’t the “right” Batman for me now as a fan. With Metal usurping my attention span for Bat-adventures and Mister Miracle…

Green Arrow #29

The Emerald Archer is headed to The Cursed City, Gotham. On a road trip to stop the Ninth Circle and Clear his name, Oliver Queen, is a hard traveling hero. What is this all about? ‘HARD-TRAVELING HERO’ part four! Black Canary and Green Arrow’s missions converge in two cities at once! Canary’s in Seattle, where…

Detective Comics #962

What will become of our heroes in the Intelligence Finale: Judgement Day? Will Azrael overcome his inner demons? Will Ascalon rise up and purge Gotham of sinners? Find out in this week’s Detective Comics #962. Spoilers ahead. What is this all about? ‘INTELLIGENCE’ finale! Ascalon, the deadly artificial intelligence created by the Order of St.…

Batman #28

The sun is down, my toddler is asleep, and my Advil PMs have yet to kick in – it must be time for another episode of “The War of Jokes and Riddles”. Writer Tom King’s fourth chapter is here, and what is one to make of this latest round of Joker vs. Riddler? Spoilers ahead!…

Batman #27

The next Bat-chapter in the “The War of Jokes and Riddles” has arrived and it’s an INTERLUDE??!?! Writer Tom King’s Bat-opus is divisive with fans, to say the least, and this side story, “The Ballad of Kite Man, Part One” is unlikely to convert the disgruntled. I’m hanging on because for whatever twisted reason, I’m…

Detective Comics #960

What is this all about? Though there is not much action, this week’s release of Detective Comics did not fail to deliver. I love the way these past couple issues revert to the past where Bruce and Zatanna are talking about something, and then it shows them in the present referring to the same nostalgic…