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EXCLUSIVE: IDW Announces New All-Ages Comic ‘Canto’, Launching in June

A new all-ages book will debut in June from IDW called Canto. The book, written by David M. Booher (Powerless, Alien Bounty Hunter) and featuring art by the team of Drew Zucker (The House, Skybreaker), Vittorio Astone, and Deron Bennett, will tell the story of Canto, a creature whose race has clocks instead of hearts. […]

House of Whispers #1 cover by Sean Andrew Murray

House of Whispers #1 Review: Sandman Universe Struggling to Create Engagement

We join House of Whispers as Uncle Monday of the Brotherhood of Teeth joins a fandango in honor of Mistress Erzulie Freda Dahomey. Deities and dreamers join this party, many of which petition Mistress Erzulie for favors. Meanwhile, the four women we met in Sandman Universe #1, Latoya, Maggie, Lumi, and Habibi, look at a […]

Green Arrow #44 cover by Alex Maleev

Green Arrow #44 Review: The Past Crimes of Oliver Queen

Oliver Queen is on the run from the Citizen’s stirred-up hate mob. He narrowly escapes being killed. Green Arrow and Black Canary think they have a line on capturing the Citizen, but it turns out to be a dead end. Instead, the Citizen releases their next lineup of guilty parties for a social media pogrom, […]

Border Town #1 cover by Ramon Villalobos and Tamra Bonvillain

Border Town #1 Review: It’s Frigging Awesome

A teenager named Frank moves to the border town of Devil’s Fork, Arizona. He’s reluctant but has no choice in the matter. On his first day at his new high school, he meets Quinteh, Aimi, Julietta, and Blake. Frank his Irish and Mexican, and that turns into a problem when he figures out one of […]

Batgirl Annual #2 cover by Emanuela Lupacchino and Dave Stewart

Batgirl Annual #2 Review: Murderous Sibling Rivalry

A string of peculiar murders has been committed across Gotham, and Batgirl believes she has a lead on the perpetrator. The killings resemble a slasher movie Barbara and James Gordon Jr. watched as kids. Barbara interrogates her incarcerated brother about the killings, and he points Batgirl in the direction of a bevy of unhinged fans […]

Batwoman #18 cover by Dan Panosian

Batwoman #18 Review: A Photo Finish to a Beautiful Comic Series

Batwoman and Renee Montoya have ambushed the ball which the Clock King has organized to sell his drug, Kairos. Kate rushes the Clock King but is kept back by Tockman’s clockwork robots. Batwoman dispatches the with ease, and she and Renee set their sites on the Clock King once again. Marguerite Bennett and Fernando Blanco […]

New Challengers #4 cover by V. Ken Marion, Sandu Florea, and Dinei Ribeiro

New Challengers #4 Review: Fighting the Dinosaur-Riding Undead

The New Challengers of the Unknown are in Skartaris and under attack from undead warriors mounted on Velociraptors (probably really Utahraptors or Deinonychus, but whatever). Krunch and Bethany take to the fight quickly, and we learn Bethany’s history. She had leukemia as a child, recovered and grew to be a soldier, and was taken from […]


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Mystik U Book One Review: Hipster Hogwarts is Actually a Lot of Fun

Mystik U Book One from DC Comics by Alisa Kwitney, Mike Norton, Jordie Bellaire, and Deron Bennett presents a different look at the mystical characters of the DC Universe: re-setting them as college students at a secret magic university. For those sticklers of continuity who would point out that Zatanna has been seen as an […]


Return to Burnside – Batgirl #7 Review

Batgirl #7 sees the titular character return to Burnside, the new region of Gotham that was more hip, young and modern, and was the site of the incredibly well-received re-imagining of Batgirl by Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart and Babs Tarr. When the DC Rebirth rolled around, it did seem like a nice break that Hope […]