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DC Multiverse Figures Finally Get Their Act Together

DC Multiverse Mattel figures are getting a sweet makeover. The newest wave of figures, revealed today by PaulMartStore and shipping by January, show that Mattel may finally be taking its DC Multiverse line seriously. Five figures in all will make up the new look wave. Batwoman, Jessica Cruz Green Lantern, a Supergirl show version of […]


Green Arrow Annual #1 cover by Jamal Campbell

Green Arrow Annual #1: Interesting and Dreamlike Tale

We are given a peaceful scene of Green Arrow, Black Canary, Arsenal, Diggle, Emiko, and Henry enjoying a nice Christmas celebration in Ollie’s forest headquarters. This is revealed to be a virtual reality simulation, and the story takes a stream of consciousness structure from here. We get snapshots, fantasies, and nightmares from Ollie, Arsenal, and […]

Aquaman Annual #1 cover by Max Fiumara

Aquaman Annual #1 Review: A Beautiful and Sad Story Hindered by Subpar Art

We are given a glimpse of the future. A new capital city of Atlantis has been built, and it extends above the surface of the ocean so that both Atlanteans and surface-dwellers may live in it. Aquaman and Mera are king and queen, and they have a son named Tom. Superman, Wonder Woman, and Green […]

Flash #35 cover by Neil Googe Ivan Plascencia

The Flash #35 Review: More Upbeat And Energetic

Meena Dhawan has absorbed the Negative Speed Force out of Barry Allen, becoming the Negative Flash. She explains how Black Hole saved her from the Speed Force, and she blames the Flash for getting stuck within the dimension in the first place. She abandons the Barry and Wally to be captured by Black Hole. So, […]

Batgirl And The Birds Of Prey #16 Review: Feminism Vs. Misandry

The citizens of Gotham City are sick, but it’s only the men. With roughly half the population out of commission, Batgirl and the Birds of Prey have called upon just about every superheroine they could reach to help in this time of crisis. In addition to Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress, the likes of Orphan, […]

Doomsday Clock cover by Gary Frank and Brad Anderson

Doomsday Clock #1 Review: Amazing Art, Slow Yet Intriguing Plot

So, here it is. The big beluga itself: Doomsday Clock. This is the story what will marry the regular DC Universe to Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ legendary Watchmen continuity.           I mean, I’m assuming that’s the end goal. DC Universe: Rebirth and The Button both laid the ground work for this merger to happen. […]

Blue Beetle Confirmed To Be Cancelled With DC February Solicitations

Sometimes it’s a sad occasion when Bleeding Cool has the opportunity to say, “pip pip.” Today is one of those occasions, as DC’s February solicitations have confirmed that Blue Beetle #18 will be the final issue of that comic. As we reported in October, deleted tweets from writer Christopher Sebela implied that this month’s cancellation […]

Aquaman #30 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Aquaman #30 Review: Welcome To The Resistance

There is a resistance building in Atlantis. It’s not Aquaman, Dolphin, Vulko, or the Widowhood. It is led by the former keeper of the Royal Bestiary: a man named Jurok Byss. He leads the Undercurrent, and their goal is to overthrow King Corum Rath. The Undercurrent attacks one of the royal armories, but they find […]

Flash #34 cover by Neil Googe and Ivan Plascencia

The Flash #34 Review: Another Dark Flash

Meena, thought dead at the hands of Godspeed, has returned. She warns the Flash that his Negative Speed Force powers are killing him. She wants Barry, with the help Kid Flash, to exhibit these Negative Speed Force abilities so that she can measure them and possibly determine a means of removing them. However, some parts […]

Hal Jordan And The GL Corps #32 Review: Cool Battle, Little Plot Advancement

*Ties into the Dark Days: Metal crossover Hal Jordan is squaring off with the Dawnbreaker Batman alone in a Batcave deep under his hometown of Coast City. The Dawnbreaker’s ring can absorb all light, so Hal has to get particularly creative to even be able to fight this Nightmare Batman. One significant problem with the […]

Titans #17 Review: Donna Troy Meets Troia

It’s been revealed: Donna Troy is the one that the Key, Psimon, and Mister Twister were trying to summon. She is here, and our Donna Troy doesn’t know how to process this reality. This other Donna Troy is visibly unhinged and intent on wiping out the Titans on behalf of her younger self. All the […]

Batman Detective Comics #968 Review: A Tim-Penny Symphony

Ulysses Armstrong is back working with the Colony, and he has plans for the organization. However, our attentions turn back to the Batcave, where the Tim Drake of the future — dressed as the Batman — is fending off Batman, Red Robin (Tim Drake of the present), Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin with the help […]

Justice League Of America #18 Review: Stealing Fire From The Gods

A documentarian has entered the Sanctuary with the intent of filming the Justice League of America. Batman recently left without leaving the team a notice of any kind, and this is the focus of the director. He pushes on the soft spots of each member, ending with the Ray leaving Happy Harbor in a rage. […]

Green Lanterns #34 Review: Sincerity And Strength

The Green Lanterns, Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz, are at their wit’s end trying to save the Molites from their star, currently in the process of going supernova. The Molites still believe their planet wants them to stay and die with it. The Ungaran (species of legendary Green Lantern Abin Sur) rescue ship has been […]

Green Arrow #34 Review: Green Arrow Versus Ayn Rand

Green Arrow just discovered that his mother, Moira Queen, is still alive, and she has been working with the Ninth Circle. Needless to say, things just got a lot more complicated for Oliver Queen. His trial is impending, and he currently has not strategy to win it. Meanwhile, the Clock King has launched a sustained […]

Deathstroke #25 cover by Ryan Sook

Deathstroke #25 Review: What Is Evil?

Deathstroke is at the mercy of the Society, a clandestine group of the most dangerous rogues on the planet. Deadline has brought a case against Slade due to Deathstroke’s stealing of his contract, gun, and hand. Vandal Savage leads the prosecution against Slade, and the Riddler is his defense attorney. The Society wants to know […]

The Flash #33 Review: Loosely Strung Together And Too Fast Moving

*Ties into the Dark Nights: Metal crossover The Flash and Steel just sent Superman into the Dark Multiverse to search for our Batman. The legions of Barbatos are aware of their actions and send the Devastator and the Murder Machine to attack the two heroes. Cyborg is struggling to keep in contact with Flash, Steel, […]

Hal Jordan And The GL Corps #31 Review: Big Brains And Big Hearts

We learn that an alien species from the planet Kroloter have targeted Hector Hammond, as Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Superman arrive at his holding cell in Stryker’s Island. They want to harvest Hector’s “God Brain” for their own purposes, and it’s up to Hal Jordan and Kal-El to save the villain. Unfortunately for our […]