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Batman #52 cover by Lee Weeks and Elizabeth Breitweiser

Batman #52 Review: Self-Awareness from the Dark Knight

Bruce Wayne just announced that he believes Mr. Freeze is innocent, and he is the only one on the jury who believes this. After recapping the events, Bruce tries to instill reasonable doubt into every piece of evidence of Freeze’s alleged crime. The other jurors are skeptical of his claims, and we see more scenes […]

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 […]

Detective Comics #27 Going up for Auction on February 20th

Detective Comics #27, featuring the first appearance of some character named The Batman, will see a pretty nice copy go up for auction on February 20th. The Hake’s Americana & Collectibles auctions will handle the sale, with the auction ending around March 13-15. Yesterday we teased a huge Batman announcement concerning the upcoming Hake’s Americana […]

Batman #38 cover by Tim Sale and Dave Stewart

Batman #38 Review: The Wrong Kind of Influence

Bruce Wayne gets called to help comfort a young billionaire heir whose parents were just brutally murdered. The boy’s name is Matthew Warner. All evidence points towards Victor Zsasz as the perpetrator, and the Batman seeks him out to find out the truth. Batman #36 and #37 won me over with their charm, upbeat tone, […]

Deadman #1 cover by Neal Adams; Deadman review

Deadman #1 Review: Solid Art, But A Dense And Confusing Plot

Commissioner Gordon is inspecting a nuclear power plant in Gotham. Unfortunately, the assassin known as Hook, who killed Boston Brand, was hired to murder Gordon. Deadman is on the trail of the assassin, but can he save the Commissioner? There’s more to this plot, but, for the life of me, I had a pretty difficult […]

Batman Vs. Two-Face: Burt Ward On Adam West And Fighting Bruce Lee

As both a comic book and television geek for most of my life, I’ve noticed that for a long time there were two camps when it came to Batman: the bright, cartoony, “BAW! POW! ZAM!” crowd; and the Tim Burton/Frank Miller, “it looks like midnight even at 2 p.m.” cowled vigilante crowd — and being […]


Love And War In Comics: Looking Back At Superman #28 And Batman #28

With some encouragement from Rich Johnston and Mark Seifert, I’ve decided to take a look back at comics I’ve reviewed from time to time to analyze some interesting themes that they may share or conflict upon. This past week’s Superman #28 and Batman #28 both look at war in a way. They approach it in similar […]


The Batman Hater Loves Deathstroke And Deadshot: Batman #28 Review

So, I was going to be done with Batman for now. I’ve had my fun, let you all know how I feel about the Dark Knight, and was going to just give it a rest until another creative team takes over or there was something worth talking about. Then I heard that Batman #28 has a […]

The New Batman Of DC Comics – Revealed

We’re half a month from Free Comic Book Day. The comics are already in the stores waiting. And people are getting jittery about spoilers. So that’s where Bleeding Cool comes in. Take the DC issue Divergence. We’ve already mentioned a month ago what you might be expecting to read in the Superman chapter, and the way […]

Are Batman And Gordon A Couple In Teen Titans Go!?

Batman and Commissioner Gordon have made a few very brief appearances in Teen Titans Go! [youtube][/youtube] Laughing outrageously together watching traffic go by, fishing and watching the fireworks together (also laughing outrageously). But yesterday’s episode, Slumber Party, may have given a new take on the characters. [youtube][/youtube] At home together that late at night? Gordon […]

The Arrest Of Commissioner Gordon In Batman Eternal

[youtube][/youtube] From Mike Marts in the DC All Access video; Readers should look at Commissioner Gordon, really look at his body language, how his hands and arms are positioned. There may be some clue there to something crazy that happens in Batman Eternal. Commissioner Gordon getting arrested then… Also looking at Pyg and Penguin, I […]