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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 #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 #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 […]



The Batman Hater Rises – Dark Days: The Casting #1 Review

After the initial reaction to my Dark Days: The Forge review, it only seemed prudent to take on the follow-up issue Dark Days: The Casting. For those who don’t want to read through the whole thing, I’m no fan of Batman (hence the title to this review). The Forge read like a fawning pinnacle of […]

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New Duke Thomas Comic Signalled For SDCC

Warning all, but this article will contain spoilers for Dark Days: The Casting and the DC character Duke Thomas. Well, this is really Scott Snyder‘s time at the moment. With the release of Dark Days: The Casting, which reveals a great deal about the shape of upcoming Metal and Dark Matter afterwards, naturally everyone is […]

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[Spoilers] Dark Days: The Casting #1 Redefines Metahumans For DC

This was a fun little metahuman connection made in today’s Dark Days: The Casting. But also, this is definitely spoilers, so you have been warned. Do not scroll passed the spoiler warning unless you really want it. The Joker, who seems to know an awful lot about what is going on with the mystery of […]

Dark Days: The Forge Review- Mysteries I Didn’t Want Or Need Or Care About

Marvel’s big thing is throwing big-universe changing events on a yearly basis implying vast universal changes but often do not change everything in the way they actually end up changing things with their corporate initiatives that are afraid to maintain a status quo for more than a year that lead to run-on sentences like this. […]



Duke Thomas Is The Lead For DC’s We Are Robin

USA Today is today’s DC media partner, to announce details on the upcoming We Are Robin series, part of June’s DC mini-relaunch by Lee Bermejo, Rob Haynes and Khary Randolph. Including who is going to be in it. Duke Thomas, an African-American kid who’s played an important role recently in the main Batman series, as he’s indoctrinated into […]