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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 […]

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 […]

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of July 11th, 2018: Superman Begins Anew

Wednesday draws near, and that means it's time for another installment of Comics for Your Pull Box. We have a ton of major releases this week, but here at Bleeding Cool we are going to try and narrow it down to the absolute must-haves and must-tries. Here is the link to the full Comic List […]

Carmine Di Giandomenico to Join Peter Tomasi on Detective Comics?

Earlier in the year, Bleeding Cool reported that Peter Tomasi may be the new ongoing writer for Detective Comics after he was shoved off Superman as Brian Michael Bendis came on board. Since then I have had further confirmation from other sources. There have been a few delays, as interim writers Bryan Hill, James Robinson, and more […]

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 and Bottom 5 Comics for June 13th, 2018: Hawkman Lives

We'v reached the end of another week, and it's time to take stock! That means it's time for the Top and Bottom 5 comics of June 13th, 2018. What will win? What will lose? What will get people mad at me? Let's find out together! Winners 1. Hawkman #1 Hawkman #1 finally came out this week– […]

Batman: Detective Comics #982 cover by Sebastian Fiumara and Brad Anderson

Detective Comics #982 Review: A Darkly Beautiful One-Off Story

Deacon Blackfire has returned, and he is using the homeless and downtrodden of Gotham as the scions of his revival. He has kidnapped a young boy named Joshua to be his new vessel. Thankfully, Batman is here to stop Blackfire's schemes, but the deacon may yet infect the Dark Knight too. Detective Comics #982 is […]

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 […]

Batman: Detective Comics #980 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Brad Anderson

Batman Detective Comics #980 Review: Batwoman vs. Red Robin

Batwoman distracts the Tim Drake Omac while Batman, Spoiler, and Orphan infiltrate the transformed Belfry. The Bat-Family hopes that they can shut down Tim and Ulysses' control tower and override the Omac drones destroying Gotham City. The story advances more in this issue of Detective Comics compared to the recent two. The team moves definitively […]

Batman: Detective Comics #979 cover by Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, and Brad Anderson

Batman: Detective Comics #979 Review: Full Omactivation

Red Robin has been taken over by Brother Eye and the newest iteration of Omac. This puts him at the mercy of Ulysses, now calling himself the General. The Colony's armored soldiers are also being taken over by Omac and are attacking Batman, Batwoman, Colonel Kane, and the Colony. Back in the Batcave, Orphan is […]

Supergirl Season 3: J'onn J'onzz Drops Easter Egg for Rare 60's Sidekick

In a clip from tonight's episode of Supergirl, we see the team sitting around Kara's (Melissa Benoist) apartment along with M'rynn (Carl Lumbly), when he shares a story of things J'onn (David Harewood) would do as a child and then blame on his imaginary friend Zook. After a good laugh at the revealed name, Alex […]

Classic Marvel and DC Comics Being Auctioned Off Really Cheap

If you're looking for a possible good deal this weekend on comics, you might want to check out Diamond International Galleries new auction site, DIGAuction.com. They're having their first, week long auction right now and the bidding ends tomorrow. Early issues of the Avengers, Fantastic Four, Thor, Captain America, Spider-Man and more at really low […]

Batman: Detective Comics #978 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Batman Detective Comics #978 Review: A Strong Twist but a Thin Comic

Batman and Red Robin investigate the Colony's soldiers whom gunned down a band of mobsters while Ulysses watches on from his command center. Batman leaves to meet up with Batwoman and her father. Ulysses continues to have a video feed of the events. He is planning something massive, but Red Robin is closing in on […]

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 […]

Batwoman #13 cover by Dan Panosian

Batwoman #13 Review: An Effective Take on Subtle Superhero Horror

Batwoman returns to Brussels. Her sister, Beth Kane, has been kidnapped, possibly by Kate's old flame Safiyah. Kate returns to her old home, where her mother and twin sister were killed, where her life spun out of control, and where the path to becoming Batwoman began. What will she find? This is a slow-burn comic, […]


Batman: Detective Comics #976 cover by Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira, and Adriano Lucas

Detective Comics #976 Review: Another Dark Yet Absorbing Entry

Dr. Leslie Thompkins works as a therapist for Orphan, and we see one of her last missions alongside Clayface. Batman confronts Red Robin about his plans to restart the Knights Program. Batwoman, Azrael, and Batwing settle into their new roles with the Colony. The Knights Program, which has been the grand experiment behind the plot […]