For once, the Caped Crusader listens and brings his new team for their first mission. Batman: Detective Comics #987 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas 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 of the Justice League's[...]
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Black Lightning is on his way to help too. Batman: Detective Comics #986 cover by Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas 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 Karma while Orphan tries[...]
Detective Comics continues with Batman trying to discern the origins of Karma while Black Lightning looks over the Bat-Family. Is it a good read?
Batman arrives soon after, but even this trio may be unable to stop this mysterious rogue. Batman: Detective Comics #984 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieira, and Adriano Lucas 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 Batman, Black Lightning, and[...]
This one comes courtesy of Christopher Cantwell and Martin Morazzo and Dark Horse's Berger Books imprint. Batman: Detective Comics #984 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieira, and Adriano Lucas Batman: Detective Comics #984 The new partnership between Batman and Black Lightning is threatened by a secret the Dark Knight is keeping from Jefferson[...]
There are many dark scenes in the comic, but there are brighter ones to give the comic more personality outside of the dark. Batman: Detective Comics #983 begins to form the new Outsiders team in a very Batman fashion while bringing Black Lightning into the fold Jefferson is represented well, the storytelling is tight and focused,[...]
The world looks grainy in the details, and Dave Stewart compliments it with a color palette that waivers between the abysmally dark and the sickly. Batman: Detective Comics #982 leaves me less heartbroken over James Tynion IV's departure from the title While Tynion did incredible things with the Detective Comics title, Michael Moreci crafted something unique[...]
In this chapter of Detective Comics, Batman, Batwoman, Spoiler, and Orphan unite to bring down Brother Eye, Ulysses and the controlled Red Robin, Azrael, and Batwing. Is it a good read?
The Bat-Family hopes that they can shut down Tim and Ulysses' control tower and override the Omac drones destroying Gotham City. Batman: Detective Comics #980 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Brad Anderson The story advances more in this issue of Detective Comics compared to the recent two The team moves definitively towards resolving the crisis,[...]
Back in the Batcave, Orphan is being attacked too. Batman: Detective Comics #979 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Brad Anderson Batman: Detective Comics #979 unfurls the full attack force of Omac across Gotham, and it is at least a little exciting to see this villain return in such a manner. However, the pivotal conflict is between[...]
The question is whether he will arrive at it in time. Batman: Detective Comics #978 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas The big twist of Batman: Detective Comics #978 is the kind that makes the comic work, but it's status as a twist is debatable It's been cover-spoiled by Detective Comics #979, and the[...]
It's time for the next entry of Comics for Your Pull Box! It's another packed week, especially with impressive releases such as Captain America #700, Domino #1, and Exiles #1. What else should you look out for? Check out here for the answers.
I'm actually quite proud of how the two of us managed to stay on topic. The comics we discussed this time were Avengers: No Surrender #684, New Mutants: Dead Souls #1, Batman: Detective Comics #976, Vampironica #1, and Infidel #1. Oddly enough, we also managed to agree on almost every point too We both greatly disliked Avengers, thought New Mutants and Vampironica were solid enough to varying degrees,[...]
Meanwhile, Red Robin returns to Batman to ask for guidance. Batman: Detective Comics #977 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. The rift between Batman's allies grows in this issue of Detective Comics, exacerbated by the Colony and Ulysses' activities However, there is a twist in this issue (which has been foreshadowed and spoiled[...]
Batwoman, Azrael, and Batwing settle into their new roles with the Colony. Batman: Detective Comics #976 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas The Knights Program, which has been the grand experiment behind the plot of James Tynion IV's Detective Comics run, has fallen apart with Batman unwilling to let Red Robin start it up[...]