Dark Nights: Metal #1 review

Well, Scott Snyder promised us a big, bonkers summer blockbuster of a comic and that seems to be exactly what we’re getting with Dark Nights: Metal. It begins with the Justice League forced to fight for the entertainment of Mongul and his hordes… … continues with the revelation of the identity of the new Lady […]

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Dark Days: The Casting #1 review

One of the big keynotes of the DC Universe is legacy – heroes and villains constantly reborn, either literally, like Hawkman, or figuratively, like the Flash. Something less talked about, but for me a big part of the appeal of the line, is scope, and that’s what this comic has in spades. So what does […]

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Dark Days: The Forge #1 review

A long time ago, an Egyptian prince discovers the secrets of Nth metal.  Today, Batman rescues a scientist from a volcanic eruption in the Bermuda Triangle.  And Green Lantern Hal Jordan is dispatched to the Batcave by the Guardian Ganthet, to stop a secret coming to light. Before he can discover what that is, Hal […]

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All-Star Batman #7 review

Poison Ivy is on the Nevada\California border minding her own business when Batman arrives. He wants her help stopping a killer virus released by Mr Freeze. He tries to appeal to her sense of humanity.  Meanwhile, a squad of Blackhawks are approaching, hoping to steal any biological advances Ivy has created from a Tree of […]

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All-Star Batman #2 review

Batman is riding the train. And so is Two-Face. And Killer Croc. And King Shark and oodles more baddies, some Bat-specific, others less so. Harvey Dent is running the show and Batman is the star attraction as villains vie to kill him in exchange for a big bounty.  Batman, though, is prepared for a fight, […]

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All Star Batman #1 review

Batman and Two-Face are on a road trip. In the Batplane. Batman’s trying to take Two-Face somewhere to end the menace of the coin-flipping maniac once and for all.  That’s Good Two-Face. Bad Two-Face, meanwhile, has put the word out that if Batman succeeds, he’ll release all his blackmail material into the world – and […]

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Batman Rebirth #1 review

Alfred is pruning the fruit trees at Wayne Manor when teenager Duke Thomas arrives.  Bruce is in Gotham, dealing with the latest plot by Calendar Man Julian Day – he releases spores which could spell doom for the city of Batman doesn’t kill them. He does, in spectacular style, but once Day is behind bars […]

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