Brenden Fletcher


Isola #3 cover by Karl Kerschl

Isola #3 Review: Beautiful Art and a Mysterious Plot

Olwyn dreams that she is human again, but Rook is dead. The vision fades, and she is still the tiger. She is being guided through swamplands by an eccentric old shaman called Hoot. Meanwhile, Rook is cornered by a group of warriors with designs on taking Queen Olwyn. They know the queen is a tiger, […]


Isola #1 cover by Karl Kerschl

Isola #1 Advance Review: Beautiful Art and Subtle World-Building

A lone warrior named Rook protects her queen in the wildlands. They search for an island called Isola. Her queen is trapped in the form of a great cat, and the two must duck every hunter in the forest if the queen is to survive. The hunters are ruthless, so Rook must be equally so. […]

isola #1 variant

Isola #1 Gets a Variant by Karl Kerschl and Msassyk

In a press release with a subheading declaring that every issue of Isola will have two covers, as if we didn’t assume that all comic books will have at least one variant, Image Comics has revealed the variant cover to Isola #1. Like the first cover, the variant will also be drawn by series artists Karl […]


Motor Crush Revs Up With Lush Backup Feature Isola

By Jonathan Rich Bleeding Cool Correspondent The celebrated trio of Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr created quite a following for themselves by modernizing DC Comic’s iconic character Batgirl in 2014 and hope to follow up that success with their creator-owned project Motor Crush for Image Comics. “It’s the story of motorcycle racer Domino […]

Back To School! Thoughts On Gotham Academy Annual #1

Gotham Academy is back and it’s so good to see the whole gang on the page again. From DC Comics, Gotham Academy Annual #1, written by Brenden Fletcher and Becky Cloonan, with art by Michael Dialynas, is a rollercoaster of an issue. It comes to us before the start of Gotham Academy: Second Semester, and you won’t believe what happens. Here’s […]

Karl Kerschl Hints At Trouble On The Horizon At Gotham Academy

Who else can’t wait for Gotham Academy: Second Semester? I know I can’t. It’s exciting to think about what will be coming next for the colorful cast of characters. Today, artist Karl Kerschl gave us a bit of a hint by revealing the cover to the first issue. Things look pretty tough don’t they? After much consideration about Olive’s character, […]


A Tiny Square Of A Gotham Academy: Second Semester Cover

Well, we’ll take all we can get, won’t we? Ever since the last issue of Gotham Academy, my mind has been yearning for any bit of Gotham Academy: Second Semester I can get. When I found out that Karl Kerschl would be returning as artist, I was beyond thrilled. He was the original artist on the book, and he is brilliant. Earlier […]

The End Has Come For Batgirl Of Burnside

We’ve been in Burnside with Batgirl for the past eighteen issues, and it has been quite a journey. I have to give the creative team that took over the book, Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr a lot of credit. What they did in Burnside with such a well known character, was brave. If […]

Gotham Academy Wraps Up Yearbook Storyline With Issue #18

I’m a fan of Gotham Academy, yes, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the “Yearbook” storyline. Having different mini-stories throughout the issues truly has enhanced the overall ARC. Gotham Academy #18 written by Brenden Fletcher, Faith Erin Hicks, Natasha Alterici, with art by Annie Wu, Moritat, Hicks, Adam Archer, and Alterici, takes us through some incidents in the past that directly […]

Things Are Changing For Batgirl…And I Like It.

This week brings the release of Batgirl #51 from DC Comics. We’ve almost reached the end of the road for the creative team that brought us to Burnside. Issue #51 is written by Brenden Fletcher, with guest artists Eleonora Carlini, Minkyu Jung, and Roger Robinson. This issue centers on the crossroads in Barbara Gordon’s life, and begins to set […]

The Perfect Variety: Gotham Academy #17 Ends The Yearbook ARC With A Bang

Today brings us the final chapter of Gotham Academy’s “Yearbook” ARC as Maps and Olive are put to the test as they try to assemble the perfect yearbook. The result? An issue filled with entertaining variety. In case you weren’t aware, Gotham Academy #17 includes three separate tales from different creators, all while Maps and […]

A Lumberjanes Gotham Academy Preview At The End Of Goldie Vance #1 Tomorrow

The internet nearly exploded when the Lumberjanes Gotham Academy crossover event was announced, and I’m sure it will explode again tomorrow because we get to see some of it! BOOM! Box’s Goldie Vance #1 is hitting shelves, and you’ll find a preview of Lumberjanes Gotham Academy in the back. This is one of these comics that you just know is going […]

Enough Batgirls To Go Around…Gail Simone Agrees

Surprise! I love Batgirl. Bigger surprise…I love Gail Simone’s Batgirl. With a new creative team on the horizon for the future of Barbara Gordon, it’s nice to take a look at what Simone thinks on the matter. Batgirl of Burnside grew on me. Overall I think that the work that Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr did is admirable. Some […]


Batgirl Team Has A New Comic From Image Together? Expo Announcement Expected…

Batgirl, along with every other DCU superhero title is cancelled in May and relaunched in June. That includes Batgirl, the comic transformed by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr, that saw Barbara Gordon move to Burnside and an industry changing attitude that used the term “Batgirling” first internally at DC Comics, then more widely. In […]

Memories And Nightmares In Batgirl #49

Nightmares and memories come together in the new issue of Batgirl this month, written by Brenden Fletcher and Cameron Stewart, with art by Horacio Domingues, Babs Tarr, Roger Robinson, Ming Doyle and James Harvey. In Batgirl #49, Babs has a new nemesis, and in order to unravel his secrets, her friends must take a journey […]

DC Comics Art Academy – Babs Tarr

Here we have the second installment of DC Comics Art Academy, this time with the art of Babs Tarr and her co-writing team on Batgirl, Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher. This one, like the Jim Lee entry, was filmed at last summer’s San Diego Comic Con. Stewart and Fletcher gives insight into the comic while […]