Batman #2 Review

Gotham and Gotham Girl have Batman's respect, but do they have the chops to take over when he's gone? Batman #2 drums up an incoming threat that will likely test everyone's resolve, but we don't really know exactly what's coming and to the detriment of the story. Right now, all we know is that something... Continue Reading →

Superman #1 Review

The Superman of the New 52 has passed, and the original Superman takes his place in the first issue ongoing issue of the Rebirth relaunch. During a┬ávisit to his alternate-timeline-self's grave, Clark Kent bids farewell and takes up the mantle of the world's greatest superhero. The family has moved from Salinas, California, to a farm... Continue Reading →

Civil War II #2 Review

Tony Stark infiltrates New Attilan, setting off even more conflict in Civil War II #2. Having losing best friend James Rhodes (War Machine) last issue, Stark kidnaps Ulysses from his new home to learn more about the young man's supposed ability to see visions of the future. While he studies and interrogates the boy, the... Continue Reading →

Batman #1 Review

It's a little weird reviewing another Batman #1. Five years ago, the New 52 exploded onto shelves, and Batman #1 became a runaway bestseller partly because it was the first time the Batman title had a #1 since the first volume launched way back in 1940. Every issue of the second volume then went on... Continue Reading →

Flash: Rebirth #1 Review

After Barry Allen tried to prevent his mother's death, he created an alternate future on the verge of destroying itself. At Thomas Wayne's behest, Flash went back in time to stop himself, and a new version of the universe was created out of the old that merged the distinct and separate DC, Vertigo, and Wildstorm... Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1

The New 52's Wonder Woman #1 was met with plenty of controversy when her origin story was revealed to be a lie -- instead of being molded out of clay, Diana Prince was revealed to be a daughter of Zeus. The lie was created to protect her from Hera's wrath, which gave her all the... Continue Reading →

Batman: Rebirth #1 Review

How does that song go? "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." That's from Semisonic's Closing Time -- a song about leaving comfort zones and returning to stark realities. When Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo formally announced their departure on the Batman series -- a partnership and run with an endgame in mind... Continue Reading →

Everything I Know About DC Rebirth

Rebirth starts May 25, 2016 with a one-shot that will lead to a relaunch of all but two of DC's current titles -- Action Comics and Detective Comics will go back to their original numbers with the New52 issues added on for the count. The aftermath will result in a two-year event that's "more of... Continue Reading →

Secret Wars #6 Review

Doom's control over the new Marvel continuity is beginning to splinter as rival factions rise in power. Three weeks after the events in issue #5, much has happened. Corvus Glaive and his wife Proxima Midnight have been captured, and Black Swan is now in Doom's employ. Doom has tasked his daughter Valeria with discovering Stephen... Continue Reading →

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