Bryan Hill

Black Lightning Creator Tony Isabella Not a Fan of New Batman and the Outsiders Series

Bryan Hill Responds to Tony Isabella Trashing Batman and the Outsiders

Earlier this week, Black Lightning creator Tony Isabella took to Twitter to share some very unflattering comments about Batman and the Outsiders, the new series from Bryan Hill and Dexter Soy. It seems that Isabella doesn’t feel that Black Lightning is acting in character in the new series. In particular, he doesn’t feel that Black […]

Did Bryan Hill Just Announce His Retirement from Comics?

Bryan Hill is still in the process of conquering comic books, coming off a run on Detective Comics to a (delayed) Batman and the Outsiders series at DC, writing Killmonger for Marvel, and of course writing American Carnage at Vertigo and more Postal at Top Cow. And he does have what he calls a “SPECIAL” […]

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: […]

Aphrodite V #1 cover by Jeff Spokes

Aphrodite V #1 Review: What Level of Irony Are We On?

Martin Carver, a tech billionaire, is trying to use a terrorist attack to sell the idea of a privatized police force to the mayor of Los Angeles. The mayor isn’t willing to acquiesce, and Carver and his bodyguard, Hui-Men, leave. On the way to the car, a large armored assassin tries to kill Martin. A […]

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 […]

Top Cow Launches Aphrodite V by Bryan Hill and Jeff Spokes in July

Top Cow and Image Comics are launching an Aphrodite V series this Summer, from writer Bryan Hill and artist Jeff Spokes. Hitting stores in July, Aphrodite V offers a simple and universal premise: “One machine wants to destroy the city. Another has come to save it. Only one will survive.” And according to Hill, the […]

Cyber Force #1 cover by Marc Silvestri

Cyber Force #1 Review: A Revival with No Fresh Life

A mysterious armored figure perpetrates a terrorist attack, killing countless numbers of people but leaving a man named Stryker alive. A mysterious organization gets permission from Stryker’s daughter, Caren, to use cybernetic enhancements to save and improve her father. All the while, the terrorist continues to perpetrate attacks against technological centers while claiming to be […]


Bryan Hill And Rhoald Marcellius’s ‘Bonehead’ Coming From Image In December

This December, Image will release a new comic series from creators Bryan Hill and Rhoald Marcellius called Bonehead. Set in a future where a vast megalopolis sees itself the playground of parkour-practising gangs, a mysterious new practitioner of the art of free running is set to be the potential saviour of the city itself. It […]

Wildstorm Universe Expands With Michael Cray Solo Book, Teasing A DCU Crossover

DC has announced a new book in its rebooted Wildstorm universe coming in October. Wildstorm: Michael Cray will expand on Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt’s The Wild Storm. Written by Bryan Hill (with “contributions” by Ellis) and drawn by N. Steven Harris and Dexter Vines, the solicit (and DC’s press release) hints at a DCU […]

Golgotha – A Sci-Fi Epic From Top Cow Hits Kickstarter

Top Cow is taking their new 128-page graphic novel to Kickstarter. Golgotha is the story of man’s first mission to colonize another planet… except when members of the mission wake up from cryosleep they discover that technology continued to advance in their absence and man’s second mission to the planet had already beaten them there. […]

How Many Secret Societies Are Too Many? – Advanced Review Of Romulus #2

I got my hands on the second issue of Romulus from Bryan Hill and Nelson Blake II. Now to be fulling transparent, I write for Top Cow occasionally. So you may think I’m biased. But I liked the first issue of this series and have been waiting for the second. The story picks up shortly […]

“Our World Isn’t Free” – Bryan Hill Talks Romulus

This is the second time I’ve gotten a chance to interview Bryan Hill, writer and editor at Top Cow. The previous time is when he took over the full writing chores on Postal. Hill is a writer’s writer. He has a great understanding of the craft and every decision he makes seems to have a […]

Eden’s Fall Is Coming – Read Postal #1 For Free

Top Cow’s newest series, Eden’s Fall, is unique in that it pulls together three different titles into one. Three different non-superhero titles: Think Tank, The Tithe and Postal. Each title was created by Matt Hawkins (co-creating the first two with Rahsan Ekedal) and come together in a tale of revenge and consequence. To help promote […]

The Bad We Do In The Name Of Good – Postal #12 Preview

Mark takes a decidedly dark turn to save his mother and his town in Postal #12 from Top Cow. We have a preview of the issue written Bryan Edward Hill and drawn by Isaac Goodhart. Postal #12 Written by Bryan Edward Hill  Art by Isaac Goodhart  Covers by Linda Sejic and Isaac Goodhart In order […]