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Batman: Detective Comics #987 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #987 Review: Go Outside, Batman

Batman has brought together Black Lightning, Katana, the Signal, and Orphan for the creation of the Outsiders. He has missions for this time that span the globe, but, in the interim, Karma and his mercenaries have invaded Wayne Tower, taking hostages. Batman wants to finish this alone, but Black Lightning and the Signal convince him […]

Aquaman #39 cover by Rafa Sandoval

Aquaman #39 Review: Atlantis Against the Suicide Squad

Mera struggles to gain control of the geopolitical situation Atlantis now that the nation has risen to the surface. She stands resolute, though, and she won’t stop until peace has been attained. Meanwhile, the U.S. is making a show of flying military jets over Atlantis and moving submarines into the water around the nation. Aquaman […]

Batman: Detective Comics #986 cover by Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Batman: Detective Comics #986 Review – Orphan Steals the Show

Batman readies for his assault on Karma’s hideout, and Black Lightning has just discovered that Orphan has left the penthouse with Batgirl’s blessing. Batman arrives at the hideout just behind Orphan and tells her to take care of the hostages while he faces down Karma. Black Lightning is on his way to help too. Batman: […]

Batman: Detective Comics #985 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieria, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #985 Review: Macabre but Thin

Batman is digging into his memory in the hopes of determining the identity of Karma, and he stumbles upon an instance in Markovia which may be Karma’s origin. 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 […]

Batman: Detective Comics #984 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferrieira, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #984 Review: Another Great Issue for the Gotham Team

The man calling himself Karma attacks Orphan in the streets of Gotham. His helmet gives him the ability to read her thoughts, and he antagonizes her role in the Batman family. Black Lightning arrives in Gotham, and he immediately goes out to save Orphan from Karma. Batman arrives soon after, but even this trio may […]

Batman: Detective Comics #983 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #983 Review – Come Outside for a Spell

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 just […]

Batman: Detective Comics #981 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #981 Review: A Satisfying and Heartwarming Final Chapter

Spoiler has hacked into Brother Eye’s systems with the help of Orphan. Batman and Batwoman fight against the Omac army controlled by Ulysses and a possessed Red Robin, among whose number is Azrael and Batwing. Can Red Robin be saved? Can Gotham? If so, what does this mean for the Gotham Knights? With Detective Comics […]

Titans Annual #2 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas

Titans Annual #2 Review: Mallah and Brain Forever

Victory is at hand for the Brain. His cognitive capability is reaching its full potential, and he is on the cusp of the hypergenius. The Justice League has been pacified by the Brain’s storms and robotic army. The only thing that stands in his way is Arsenal and Donna Troy of the Titans. These are […]



Batman: Detective Comics #977 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Batman Detective Comics #977 Review: Colonizing the Future

Red Robin is shown a future where Batwoman and the Colony invade Gotham and assassinate Batman in his cave by Ulysses. After this, Ulysses makes an offer to cooperate with Tim and give him access to all sorts of future technology acquired from the future Tim Drake. Elsewhere in the present, Batwoman, Batwing, Azrael, and […]

Titans #21 cover by Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy, and Adriano Lucas

Titans #21 Review: The Struggles of a Recovering Addict

Monsieur Mallah and the Brain move onto the next phase of their plan, and Arsenal contacts Donna Troy about his experience with Cheshire’s drugs from last issue. He tells her to tell the Justice League about what he’s discovered, but Batman finds no evidence of Roy’s claims. They worry that he’s hit a backslide, and […]


Detective Comics Annual #1 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics Annual #1 Review: Great Retelling of a Classic Villain Origin

Basil Karlo, also known as the Gotham rogue Clayface, is the spotlight of Detective Comics Annual #1. We are given a retelling of his origin story, complete with scenes from his childhood and acting career. We also see where it all went wrong: an accident followed by reckless attempts to recreate his movie star looks. […]