Two regular subscriptions this week: things get dark and confusing in Metal and in a one-shot Detective Comics we learn the tragic origin story of Clayface.
Continue reading “New Comics – 31 January 2018”
Steampunk Batman? I am fascinated. On the one hand, the DC Animated movies are really hit-and-miss. Under the Red Hood was really good. Killing Joke was so awful it’s hard to believe some producer actually signed off on it. But I read some good reviews of this one, and Steampunk appeals to me. So…
Continue reading “Review: Batman: Gotham by Gaslight”
The Doomsday Clock is still ticking; the Batmen are still falling and Wonder Woman still has terrible writers. Continue reading “New Comics – 24 January 2018”
This week…Aquaman’s Trump allegory takes an unexpected and hilarious turn; Batwoman faces off with her own PTSD as well as Professor Pyg and the Champions are recruiting.
Continue reading “New comics – 17 January 2018”
Bit of a mixed bag this week. Heartbreak and betrayal in Detective Comics, slow-paced Rose shows a hint of speeding up, and the current writers of Wonder Woman have not improved any.
Continue reading “New Comics – 10 January 2018”
It’s the first week of the year and I had no new issues in my comic subscriptions. So I decided to take a chance on a new mini-series, Batman and the Signal which launches the long-teased superhero career of Batman’s new protege.
Continue reading “New Comics – 3 January 2018”
Are we being too hard on Justice League? I was, shall we say, underwhelmed when I wrote my initial review, and it seems I’m not alone. But is it really that bad?
Continue reading “Justice League: Second Thoughts Review”
Goddammit, Metal, did you have to break your winning streak like that! Why?
And the rest of this week’s list: Batwoman battles Scarecrow, Aquaman rediscovers the hero within I hadn’t noticed he had lost and Champions battle weirdness from outer space.
Continue reading “My Pull List – 18 October 2017”
Three new titles this week: a surprisingly philosophical Detective Comics, part three of Dark Nights: Metal, and Wonder Woman.
Continue reading “My Pull List – 11 October 2017”
Evil!Cyborg!Batman breaks my heart in Dark Nights Metal; Tim Drake finally returns in Detective Comics and Wonder Woman begins a new mission.
Continue reading “My Pull List – 27 September 2017”