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…

Dark Nights Metal #1

Unless you have been under a rock for the last two months, you have surely heard of Dark Nights Metal. The DC Summer event that isn’t a reboot, but simply touted by Scott Snyder, as a ton of Kirby-Esq fun mixed with heavy metal type of event. With the first issue here, I can assure you…

All-Star Batman #12

Just when we all thought Scott Snyder just couldn’t get any better, with Metal and All-Star at the top of their games, along comes All-Star Batman #12. With the first two issues in “The First Ally” being stellar as well, telling a compelling Alfred story. With #12 this arc really hits its stride and will…

Dark Days: The Casting #1

Dark Days: The Casting continues the story from Dark Days: The Forge and will lead us into the Metal title out next month. As with its predecessor, The Casting is filled to the brim with Easter eggs, familiar old faces, and excellent storytelling along the way. Mild spoilers ahead, but nothing major! What is this…

First Look: Metal #1

With Dark Days: The Casting out this week, that means Metal is just on the horizion. DC gave us some panels from the upcoming series by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia. Make sure you have this title on your pull list! Horns up! Metal is out August 16th at your local…

All Star Batman #11

The last issue of All-Star Batman kicked off a new Alfred central arc, taking us back into his past with MI5 and more. Also introducing a new villain from Alfred’s checkered past, well at least hintings at it. Bruce once again entangling himself in another mystery but this time it has ties back to Alfred himself.…

Dark Days: The Forge #1

The prelude to the comic summer blockbuster Metal has arrived. Oh boy, it is a doozie, this is one cram packed issue with something for everyone. The all-star creative team really does something special here, delivering a title well worth the cover price. Setting up the mystery that extends across the vast DC Universe. This will…

Batman The Shadow #2

Last issue we had a huge reveal that The Shadow could have been one of Batman’s early mentors, Henri Ducard. Which could be an interesting take on the relationship between Batman and The Shadow throughout history. Maybe even a tip of the hat to The Shadow, as Batman was clearly based off of him. Kicking…