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Detective Comics #987 Review: Go Outside Batman

Detective Comics #987 Review: Go Outside, Batman

For once, the Caped Crusader listens and brings his new team for their first mission.[caption id="attachment_907691" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #987 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The Outsiders are finally taking shape again with Detective Comics #987 Like the previous iteration, the team is intended to handle the global threats outside[...]

Aquaman #39 Review: Atlantis Against the Suicide Squad

Aquaman #39 Review: Atlantis Against the Suicide Squad

The team Arthur chooses to fight the Squad is pretty damn cool.[caption id="attachment_904065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aquaman #39 art by Joe Bennett, Vicente Cifuentes, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Joe Bennett joins up as artist for this issue While I would have Riccardo Federici do art for Aquaman forever if it were possible, Bennett is a damn good artist[...]

Batman: Detective Comics #986 Review &#8211 Orphan Steals the Show

Batman: Detective Comics #986 Review – Orphan Steals the Show

Black Lightning is on his way to help too.[caption id="attachment_899850" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #986 cover by Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Batman: Detective Comics #986 completes this leg of the new Outsiders story, with Batman, Black Lightning, and Orphan finally taking the fight back to Karma.Much of the comic is Batman fighting[...]

Detective Comics #985 Review: Macabre but Thin

Detective Comics #985 Review: Macabre but Thin

In the heart of the city, Karma makes his next move, and it’s ghastly.[caption id="attachment_893910" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Detective Comics #985 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieria, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]This issue caught me off guard with how dark it gets; Karma’s plan is outright horrific, and he has the makings for a memorable Batman villain[...]

Detective Comics #984 Review: Another Great Issue for the Gotham Team

Detective Comics #984 Review: Another Great Issue for the Gotham Team

Batman arrives soon after, but even this trio may be unable to stop this mysterious rogue.[caption id="attachment_881148" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman: Detective Comics #984 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Karma gets more-or-less the starring role in Detective Comics #984 We get a brief glimpse of him acquiring his helmet before watching him trounce[...]

Detective Comics #983 Review &#8211 Come Outside for a Spell

Detective Comics #983 Review – Come Outside for a Spell

His first recruit is Black Lightning, who works out of Metropolis and just suffered his own setback.[caption id="attachment_872964" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Detective Comics #983 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]Detective Comics #983 is a perfect example of showing over telling.What sticks out the most in reflection is its understanding that not every reader[...]

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

Can Red Robin be saved? Can Gotham? If so, what does this mean for the Gotham Knights?[caption id="attachment_851369" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Detective Comics #981 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]With Detective Comics #981, we reach the climactic finale to James Tynion IV’s fantastic run on the classic title.The fight between the Knights and[...]

Titans Annual #2 Review: Mallah and Brain Forever

Titans Annual #2 Review: Mallah and Brain Forever

These are gnats unworthy of his time, so he sends Monsieur Mallah to deal with these intruders.[caption id="attachment_835702" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Titans Annual #2 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]I have rarely been so invested in a comic book relationship as I am now in the one between the Brain and Monsieur Mallah[...]



Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

Admittedly, Barrows’ art doesn’t match all that well with that of Fernandez and Ferreira, and having three artists on a regular 20-page comic is odd.John Kalisz and Adriano Lucas cover the color art, and that holds steady throughout with the dimmer shades one would come to expect of Gotham.Batman: Detective Comics #977 continues to up[...]

Titans #21 Review: The Struggles of a Recovering Addict

Titans #21 Review: The Struggles of a Recovering Addict

They worry that he’s hit a backslide, and Donna sends Nightwing and Wally West to check on Arsenal.[caption id="attachment_811384" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Titans #21 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The Titans crumble further this issue as Arsenal’s judgement is called into question by the rest of the team[...]

Titans #20 (Late) Review: The Titans are Apart but the Writing and Art are Together

Titans #20 (Late) Review: The Titans are Apart, but the Writing and Art are Together

Wally is unsure whether there is still a future for the team.Off-page, Omen and Tempest are trying to see if their relationship will work, and Bumblebee is spending time with her family.[caption id="attachment_801589" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Titans #20 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]The bulk of the story focuses on Arsenal, Cheshire, and[...]

Detective Comics Annual #1 Review: Great Retelling of a Classic Villain Origin

Detective Comics Annual #1 Review: Great Retelling of a Classic Villain Origin

Of course, we also see how the Batman first stepped into Karlo’s life.[caption id="attachment_785727" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Detective Comics Annual #1 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas[/caption]This was a great time to retell the origins of Clayface, given the events of Detective Comics #973 It follows up the tragedy of “Fall of the[...]