We Are Robin #7 review

The Gotham authorities have cracked down on the We are Robin kids, locking several up in a new, decidedly dodgy, prison facility. Alongside them is current official boy wonder Damian Wayne and below, ordered by the Court of Owls to fight to the death, Robin graduates Red Hood and Red Robin.  Elsewhere, original model Dick […]

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Batman #38 review

Batman isn’t quite at his wits’ end dealing with the latest attack on Gotham by the Joker, but for once he doesn’t have a plan. In Endgame’s fourth chapter, the Clown Prince of Crime’s madness virus is claiming more and more victims, and if a cure isn’t found, death is the end.  It seems death […]

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Batgirl #38 review

The Batgirl of Burnside is a thing. The hipsters are wild about her, she’s the queen of social media. And Barbara Gordon has begun to enjoy the attention, revelling in being asked for autographs and selfies. Old friend and former crimefighter Black Canary, aka Dinah Lance, is singularly unimpressed. She thinks Babs has regressed to […]

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Batgirl #35 review

It’s the first week of Barbara Gordon’s new life as a postgrad in Gotham’s buzzing Burnside area and it’s not going too well. Her bank account is overdrawn, her research funding hasn’t come through, she’s fallen out with Black Canary and her computer has been stolen. What’s a Batgirl to do but investigate, and the […]

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The Wake #10 review

Last issue ended with the two story strands of this series drawn together, as 23rd-century woman Leeward met the 21st century’s Lee Archer. Was the latter a ghost? A hologram? Somehow still alive after 200 years? This issue we get answers, lots of them, as writer Scott Snyder and artist Sean Murphy bring their aquatic […]

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The Wake #9 review

  It’s three months since last issue and Leeward has risen to be first mate of Captain Mary’s crew of mutant mariners. She’s convinced Mary to devote his weird ship’s resources to investigating the radio signal from the 21st century which may be the key to grabbing the world back from the savage Mer creatures. […]

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The Wake #7 review

Last month the focus of Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy’s sci-fi thriller shifted from Dr Lee Archer in the present day to Leeward in the far future. Leeward is dealing with the world Lee saw being born, an Earth near-engulfed by water and terrorised by the Mers. The regular creatures, who can kill with teeth […]

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