Tuesday, April 4, 2023

The Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing #7 Review

Writer: Matthew Rosenberg, Ryan Cady
Artist: Carmine Di Guandomenico, Will Robson
Cover Price: $5.99
Release Date: April 4, 2023

We are seven issues into this series, and Mathew Rosenberg seems intent on TRYING to be funny rather than giving readers an engaging story.  I guess he thinks that people will keep returning for his lame humor and ham-fisted satire, but the only reason most are coming back each month is that this is a Joker book.  A horribly written Joker book, but still a Joker book.  So, let's find out if Rosenberg can get out of his damn way and make things a little bit more interesting this month...

Weird Science DC Comics Ep 478: Action Comics Rules, Detective Comics Drools, Clown Sections & Salt Shea


Time Stamps:

0:00 - Intro

10:17 - Action Comics #1053

53:22 - Detective Comics #1070

1:09:00 - Lazarus Planet: Revenge of the Gods #2

1:23:50 - Dark Knights of Steel #10

1:41:23 - Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #5

2:03:04  - Harley Quinn #28

2:28:03 - Punchline: The Gotham Game #6

2:44:16 - Tim Drake: Robin #7

3:23:47 - Book of the Week

Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent #2 Review


Written by: Tom Taylor
Art by: Clayton Henry
Colors by: Jordie Bellaire
Letters by: Wes Abbott
Cover art by: Clayton Henry, Marcelo Maiolo
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: April 4, 2023

Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent #2 finds Jon Kent embarking on his quest through the multiverse to find and stop Ultraman, his childhood tormentor.

The Flash #796 Review


Written by: Jeremy Adams
Art by: Roger Cruz, George Kambadais, Fernando Pasarin, Wellington Dias, Oclair Albert
Colors by: Luis Guerrero, Matt Herms, Pate Pantazis
Letters by: Rob Leigh
Cover art by: Taurin Clarke (cover A)
Cover price: $3.99
Release date: April 4, 2023

The Flash #796 brings the One-Minute War to a close with an all-out battle, including heroes from across time and space.

Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo #6 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: April 4, 2023

Batman & The Joker: The Deadly Duo #6 ramps up the tension as Batman and Joker fight for their lives to escape an unholy wedding held by the Queen of the Dead, Amanda Simms.

Monday, April 3, 2023

Batman #134 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: April 4, 2023

Batman #134 descends into the bowels of Gotham when Selina leads Batman to the medical torture chambers Red Mask uses to create a gateway into the Multiverse.

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Action Comics #1053 Review


Writer: Philip Kennedy Johnson, Dan Jurgens & Leah Williams
Artist: Rafael Sandoval, Lee Weeks, Marguerite Sauvage
Cover Price: $4.99
Release Date: March 29, 2023

While Action Comics has been solid since Phillip Kennedy Johnson took over, his Warworld Saga could have sold better.  Thankfully, DC didn't get a new creative team but turned the book into an anthology comic book with three stories.  But are all three stories good?  Let's find out...