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Advance Review: Batman #50 – Profoundly Unsatisfying [Spoiler-Free]

Advance Review: Batman #50 – Profoundly Unsatisfying [Spoiler-Free]

Mikel Janin and June Chung nail it in the main thrust of the artwork The likes of Becky Cloonan, Frank Miller, Neal Adams, Tony S Daniel, and Jason Fabok contribute some gorgeous artwork to the remainder of the book.Batman #50 is a massive letdown of a comic It shoots for meaning and deep emotional resonance[...]

Batman #49 Review: A Chat Between Old Frenemies

Batman #49 Review: A Chat Between Old Frenemies

Conversely, I don’t blame anyone for being bothered by that.[caption id="attachment_871231" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman #49 art by Mikel Janin and June Chung[/caption]Mikel Janin once again delivers a gorgeous issue providing a detailed world with a distinct texturing style It makes the Joker look even more human and, consequently, even more disquieting[...]

Batman #48 Review: Bachelor Party with Batman and the Joker

Batman #48 Review: Bachelor Party with Batman and the Joker

Your mileage may vary, but, for me, I was able to stay solidly engaged in this intense showdown.[caption id="attachment_861900" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman #48 art by Mikel Janin and June Chung[/caption]Mikel Janin renders this with his well-documented skill A lot of the subtler moments are made possible by the small expressions he draws out of the[...]

Batman #44 Review: Catwoman Goes Dress Shopping

Batman #44 Review: Catwoman Goes Dress Shopping

Both halves look quite gorgeous, and June Chung and Jordie Bellaire nail it in the color art section.Batman #44 is a charming tale of wedding dress shopping A good writer can make just about anything compelling, and King proves that here The artistic team show they are now slouches either, earning this comic a recommendation[...]

Dark Nights Metal #6 Review: A Guitar Solo Celebration of DC Comics

Dark Nights Metal #6 Review: A Guitar Solo Celebration of DC Comics

June Chung and Brad Anderson do solid work on the color art of the epilogue too.Dark Nights: Metal #6 is a messy, extravagant, and highly entertaining finale to this miniseries from Snyder, Capullo, and company It is flawed, but its strengths far outweigh its weaknesses I had a lot of fun reading it, and most[...]

Batman #43 Review: Compelling Dive into the Character of Poison Ivy

Batman #43 Review: Compelling Dive into the Character of Poison Ivy

Hell, it’s even implied that Ivy and Harley have had a relationship before, which is cool.There’s a last-act twist which may turn some people off, but it worked for me because it introduces an element of manipulation.[caption id="attachment_817090" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman #43 art by Mikel Janin and June Chung[/caption]Mikel Janin’s artwork continues its streak of[...]

Batman #42 Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers – but with Poison Ivy

Batman #42 Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers – but with Poison Ivy

Batman and Catwoman are apparently trying to test the limits of her hold over them, and Ivy responds with the Justice League in kind.[caption id="attachment_807331" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman #42 cover by Mikel Janin and June Chung[/caption]With Batman #42, the plot kicks into gear, and we see what this arc is going to be like[...]

Batman #41 Review: An Intriguing if Thin Start to a New Arc

Batman #41 Review: An Intriguing if Thin Start to a New Arc

She has taken over the world already.[caption id="attachment_799786" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Batman #41 cover by Mikel Janin and June Chung[/caption]Batman #41 brings out a dramatic opening salvo for the new story arc Poison Ivy is more powerful than ever before Batman and Catwoman are alone against an entire world at her disposal Bruce has no idea[...]

Batman Annual #2 Review: King et al. Continue to Make Batman an Emotional Rollercoaster

Batman Annual #2 Review: King et al. Continue to Make Batman an Emotional Rollercoaster

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Batman Annual #2 from DC Comics by Tom King, Lee Weeks, Michael Lark, Elizabeth Breitweiser, June Chung and Deron Bennett continues the trajectory that King and his many wonderful collaborators have taken the Dark Knight on: an emotional exploration of the heart of the Batman and the importance of his relationships with the world[...]

Batman #28 Review &#8211 Deadshot vs. Deathstroke Provides Weak Link

Batman #28 Review – Deadshot vs. Deathstroke Provides Weak Link

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Batman #28 from DC Comics by writer Tom King and artists Mikel Janín and June Chung is the next part in The War of Jokes and Riddles Bat-event, as Bruce continues his post-coital story of his biggest early failure in his career as Batman.This issue features Batman being pushed far enough to almost kill,[...]

Batman #26 Review- Exploring Batmans Biggest Failure

Batman #26 Review- Exploring Batman's Biggest Failure

The issue continues to set up the war to come, and through excellent use of narration and art ramps up the tension as the fuse starts to reach the bomb at the end.[caption id="attachment_676781" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover by Mikel Janín and June Chung[/caption]While Batman appears more in this issue than he did the last, the[...]

DC New 52 Continues To Be Reconstructed In Batman #26

DC New 52 Continues To Be Reconstructed In Batman #26

Today's latest issue of Batman is the second part of the big Batman event, The War of Jokes and Riddles by Tom King, Mikel Janín and June Chung However, it also seems to continue another thing that has been noticed in DC books since Rebirth.Now DC is not unknown for making changes to their continuity,[...]

A Batman Lover Comes To The Dark Knights Defence

A Batman Lover Comes To The Dark Knight's Defence

Recently, my fellow Bleeding Cool writer Joshua Davison reviewed Batman #25 by Tom King, Mikel Janin and June Chung He gave it a rather average score of 5 out of 10 I also reviewed the very same issue and gave it the somewhat more favourable score of 10 out of 10.Now, some seem to be[...]

Batman #25 Review: An Intriguing Setup For Chaos To Come

Batman #25 Review: An Intriguing Setup For Chaos To Come

Written by Tom King, with artwork by Mikel Janín and June Chung, this issue also marks an anniversary since the start of Batman in Rebirth.And as setup, it's intense.[caption id="attachment_670505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Cover by Mikel Janín and June Chung[/caption]The incredible artwork by Janín and Chung adds to this intensity, like the start of a HBO[...]