Tuesday, February 7, 2023

The Flash #792 Review

  

  

Written by: Jeremy Adams
Art by: Roger Cruz, Wellington Dias
Colors by: Luis Guerrero
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Taurin Clarke
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: February 7, 2023


The Flash #792 continues the One-Minute War event with an Impulse-ive plan to steal Fraction tech and reverse engineer a defense.

Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo #4 Review



Written by: Marc Silvestri
Art by: Marc Silvestri
Colors by: Arif Prianto
Letters by: Troy Peteri
Cover art by: Marc Silvestri (cover A)
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: February 7, 2023

Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo #4 finds Batman and Joker racing to complete Jigsaw's... err, Donald Simms's next challenge before a bunch of people die.

Batman #132 Review




Written by: Chip Zdarsky
Art by: Mike Hawthorne, Adriano Di Benedetto
Colors by: Tomeu Morey
Letters by: Clayton Cowles
Cover art by: Jorge Jimenez
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: February 7, 2023

Batman #132 finds Bruce learning the lay of the land in Gotham where Bruce died and there never was a Batman. The more Bruce digs, the more Bruce learns what a city ruled by fear looks like.

Monday, February 6, 2023

Monday, January 30, 2023

The Flash: One-Minute War Special #1 Review

   

   

Written by: Jeremy Adams
Art by: Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan, Jason Paz, Serg Acuña, Lisandro Estherren, George Kambadais
Colors by: Matt Herms, Rebecca Nalty, Patricio Delpeche
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Serg Acuña
Cover price: $5.99
Release date: January 31, 2023


The Flash: One-Minute War Special #1 presents four chapters across the past, present, and future to explain how the One-Minute War started and where it's (possibly) going.

Lazarus Planet: Legends Reborn #1 Review

   

  


Written by: Alex Segura, Alex Paknadel, Greg Pak
Art by: Clayton Cowles, Christopher Mitten, Minkyu Jung
Colors by: Marcelo Maiolo, Romulo Fajardo, Jr., Sunny Gho
Letters by: Pat Brosseau, Troy Peteri, Wes Abbott
Cover art by: Vasco Georgiev
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 31, 2023


Lazarus Planet: Legends Reborn #1 recounts three odd tales of various DC heroes encountering struggles spawned from the Lazarus Storm.

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tim Drake: Robin #5 Review

 


   
Writer: Meghan Fitzmartin
Artist: Riley Rossmo
Release Date: January 25, 2023
Cover Price: $3.99

This issue is something!  I mean, Tim Drake is a sick detective.  He really throws up...those hands.  If he knew a guy named Chuck, he probably greets him with, "What's Upchuck?" Alright, enough of that!  Let's get on with the review...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Detective Comics #1068 Review



Written by: Ram V
Art by: Ivan Reis, Rafael Albuquerque, Danny Miki
Colors by: Dave Stewart
Letters by: Ariana Maher
Cover art by: Evan Cagle
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January24, 2023



Detective Comics #1068 finds Batman tracking down the kidnapped citizens of Gotham as part of the Orgham family's bid to take over the city. Will Batman survive the Orgham assassins and the Azmer, or will he receive help from an unlikely source?

Harley Quinn #26 Review

   

   

Written by: Stephanie Phillips
Art by: David Baldeón, Matteo Lolli, Pasquale Qualano
Colors by: Rain Beredo
Letters by: AndWorld Design
Cover art by: Jonboy Meyers
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: January 24, 2023


Harley Quinn #26 pits Harley against Harley against Harley... you get the idea... to stop the Harley Who Laughs from killing all the Harleys.

Justice Society of America #2 Review

   

   
Written by: Geoff Johns
Art by: Mikel Janín, Jerry Ordway, Scott Kolins
Colors by: Jordie Bellaire, John Kalisz
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Mikel Janín
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: January 24. 2023


Justice Society of America #2 finds the Huntress waking up in 1940 under the care of the original JSA. However, when Dr. Fate uses magic to clear up the confusion, everything gets MORE confusing.

The Human Target #11 Review

   

   



Written by: Tom King
Art by: Greg Smallwood
Colors by: Greg Smallwood
Letters by: Clayton Cowles
Cover art by: Greg Smallwood
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 24, 2023



The Human Target #11 spends the last full day of Christopher Chance's life at the beach with Ice. Isn't that nice?

Action Comics #1051 Review




Written by: Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens & Leah Williams
Art by: Rafa Sandoval, Lee Weeks, Marguerite Sauvage
Colors by: Matt Herms, Elizabeth Breitweiser, Becca Carey
Letters by: Dave Sharpe, Rob Leigh, Jillian Grant
Cover art by: Dan Mora
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 24, 2023

Action Comics #1051 converts the long-running Superman title into a monthly anthology with three first chapters in ongoing stories. The Super-family expands and assembles for a grand opening headed for trouble, the early Kent family head back to the family farm and unexpected doom, and Powergirl becomes a therapist.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Stargirl: The Lost Children #3 Review

    

   



Written by: Geoff Johns
Art by: Todd Nauck
Colors by: Matt Herms
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Todd Nauck
Cover price: $3.9
Release date: January 17, 2023


Stargirl: The Lost Children #3 unveils and deepens the mystery behind Orphan Island when Stargirl finds the missing sidekicks, and a new kid arrives to make things infinitely more complicated.

Nightwing #100 Review

 

A Milestone of Sameness

Written by: Tom Taylor
Art by: Bruno Redondo, Scott McDaniel, Rick Leonardi, Eddy Barrows, Javier Fernandez, Mikel Janín, Karl Story, Eber Ferreira, Caio Filipe, & Joe Prado
Cover price: $7.99
Release date: January 17, 2023

As you may know but will hear, I am a huge Dick Grayson fan and love Nightwing.  However, while Tom Taylor's run is here to celebrate the character, it has left me wanting more.  Do we get that "more" in this issue?  Let's find out...

Monday, January 16, 2023

NIghtwing #100 Review

   

   

Written by: Tom Taylor
Art by: Bruno Redondo, Scott McDaniel, Rick Leonardi, Eddy Barrows, Javier Fernandez, Mikel Janín, Karl Story, Eber Ferreira, Caio Filipe, Joe Prado
Colors by: Adriano Lucas
Letters by: Wes Abbott
Cover art by: Bruno Redondo
Cover price: $7.99
Release date: January 17, 2023


Nightwing #100 puts Blüdhaven in a state of chaos when Heartless stages a prison break that sends all of Blüdhaven Prison's criminals running through the streets. Will this be the most explosive Nightwing story ever?

The Flash #791 Review

   

    

Written by: Jeremy Adams
Art by: Roger Cruz, Wellington Dias
Colors by: Luis Guerrero
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Taurin Clarke
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 17, 2023


The Flash #791 continues the One-Minute War as the Fraction's forces begin their ground assault to take over Earth. Can the speedsters band together and come up with a strategy in time?

Batman / Superman: World's Finest #11 Review

    

  


Written by: Mark Waid
Art by: Dan Mora
Colors by: Tamra Bonvillain
Letters by: Steve Wands
Cover art by: Jonboy Meyers, Juni Ba
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: January 17, 2023



Batman / Superman: World's Finest #11 brings the Boy Thunder's story to a close... for now. When the Key infiltrates the Fortress of Solitude to steal a dangerous object, only the World's Finest can stop him.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Lazarus Planet: Alpha #1 Review

   

   

Written by: Mark Waid
Art by: Riccardo Federici
Colors by: Brad Anderson
Letters by: Steve Wands
Cover art by: David Marquez, Alejandro Sánchez
Cover price: $5.99
Release date: January 10, 2023

Lazarus Planet: Alpha #1 bears witness to the cataclysmic Lazarus Resin storm ravaging magic and technology around the world. With the Justice League disbanded, it's up to Damian Wayne to lead the available heroes on multiple fronts to stop the storms and end King Fire Bull's "rain" of destruction.

Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo #3 Review

   

   

Written by: Marc Silvestri
Art by: Marc Silvestri
Colors by: Arif Prianto
Letters by: Troy Peteri
Cover art by: Marc Silvestri
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 10, 2023

Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo #3 unravels the mystery behind the deadly monsters stalking the streets of Gotham. When Batman discovers, there's a method to the monster's madness, a partnership with the Joker may be the only way to save the innocent.

The Flash #790 Review



Written by: Jeremy Adams
Art by: Roger Cruz, Matt Banning, Wellington Dias
Colors by: Luis Guerrero
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Taurin Clarke
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: January 10, 2023
 

The Flash #790 marks the start of the One-Minute War saga with an alien invasion that hits with the power of an asteroid, but nobody knows it's happening - unless you're a speedster.

Human Target #10 Review


   
Written by: Tom King
Art by: Greg Smallwood
Colors by: Greg Smallwood
Letters by: Clayton Cowles
Cover art by: Greg Smallwood
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 10, 2023

Human Target #10 finds Christopher Chance enlisting G'Nort for a peek inside the OA archives to confirm the truth (or not) about Guy Gardener's death. The truth just may shock you (or not).

Wonder Woman #795 Review

   

   

Written by: Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad
Art by: Amancay Nahuelpan
Colors by: Tamra Bonvillain
Letters by: Pat Brosseau
Cover art by: Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 10, 2023


Wonder Woman #795 escalates the Olympian Gods' attempted domination of Earth as Yara Flor arrives to lend a hand against Eros. The heat gets turned up when a Titan-ic adversary joins the fray.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Gotham City: Year One #4 Review

  

  
Written by: Tom King
Art by: Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur
Colors by: Jordie Bellaire
Letters by: Clayton Cowles
Cover art by: Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur, Jordie Bellaire
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 3, 2023

Gotham City: Year One #4 finds Slam Bradley suffering the consequences of Helen Wayne's murder as the city officials cry out for blood in retaliation.

Batman #131 Review

   

   

Written by: Chip Zdarsky
Art by: Mike Hawthorne, Adriano di Benedetto
Colors by: Tomeu Morey
Letters by: Clayton Cowles
Cover art by: Jorge Jimenez
Cover price: $4.99
Release date: January 3, 2023

Batman #131 "resurrects" the Dark Knight in a world not of his making or choosing. Can Bruce find a way back home, or will the villains from Gotham without a Batman strand him for good?

Monday, January 2, 2023

Action Comics #1050 Review

 


The Power Suit Makes the Man

Writer: Phillip K. Johnson, Joshua Williamson, Tom Taylor
Artist: Mike Perkins, Clayton Henry, Nick Dragotta
Cover Price: $5.99
Release Date: December 28, 2022

Philip Kennedy Johnson's Action Comics was the most overlooked DC Comic of 2022. His Warworld Saga is easy to recommend, even if it seemed to end quickly to get the return of Kal-El. Everything I've seen about the upcoming Jon Kent mini-series from Tom Taylor looks cool, and I am intrigued to see what Joshua Williamson does on Superman. So, I should be eating this Action Comics #1050 up. Let's find out...