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Batman Secret Files The Signal #1 Review: Strong On Concept
This is done with great elements, but Batman Secret Files: The Signal #1 hit some snags along the road. Batman Secret Files: The Signal #1 Cover Credit: DC Comics First, let's look at the challenges Signal starts out the book by successfully managing hand-to-hand combat with Cassandra Cain (whose first language was violence, the daughter of Lady[...]
Batman #100 Review: Made Everything Easy Again
She picks up the keyboard and mic, almost singlehandedly leading Signal, Batwoman, Spoiler, Orphan, Red Hood, the often maligned Robin and a squad of fed-up cops to retake the streets of Gotham from a literal army of clowns No, not like the ones lying in televised debates while fighting infection, literally clowns in makeup as[...]
Batman And The Outsiders #16 Review: All-Star Showings
There was a subplot about Lady Shiva swaying Orphan and Signal towards morally dubious methods, but there was no room in the page count to fit any of that in Likewise, the stalling that the Demon's Head does in an attempt to sway Black Lightning has a great set of dialogue but drags the pacing[...]
Signal has new powers and no idea how to bring his parents back from madness Orphan is struggling with the presence of her mother, the aforementioned world's deadliest assassin, who's along for the ride for whatever reasons she keeps close to the vest Katana wrestles with the affections of Black Lighting, who himself struggles with[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #985 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieria, and Adriano Lucas
Meanwhile, Orphan, Signal, and Batgirl are getting antsy waiting in Bruce's Gotham penthouse under the supervision of Black Lightning In the heart of the city, Karma makes his next move, and it's ghastly. Detective Comics #985 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieria, and Adriano Lucas This issue caught me off guard with how dark it gets; Karma's[...]
Batman: Detective Comics #983 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Signal, aka Duke Thomas, is caught in an explosion while trying to save a self-proclaimed "Batman fan." He survives, but he is badly wounded Batman decides that he needs a team to work outside the Justice League and using his methods His first recruit is Black Lightning, who works out of Metropolis and[...]
Duke Thomas
And perhaps one of the biggest revelations is that we can expect a new Duke Thomas ongoing to be announced soon. Or, as Joker seems to name him in The Casting, Duke's new superhero name, Signal. So we get a little glimpse into what might be a future for Duke Thomas in this issue, and The Joker[...]