Batman is dead, and friends and foes alike are attending his funeral, telling stories about him, how he lived and how he died as Bruce watches from the "afterlife." Are Neil Gaiman's "Batman" stories worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Look out, Gotham, there's a new Batman and Robin in town to fight crime. Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne take up the mantle of Batman and Robin, but so are Red Hood and Scarlet. Which team will protect Gotham from criminals? Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Dick Grayson is "fired" from being Robin by Batman. Now he has to discover what he's going to do with his life and how he's going to continue helping others by fighting crime. Is this classic "Nightwing" story worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Batman, Jim Gordon, and Harvey Dent take on the mob in Gotham while a mysterious serial killer murders mobsters on holidays. This is the origin story of Harvey Dent/Two-Face and shows how he came to be. Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
This comic book series from AfterShock kicks off with an exciting, intriguing first chapter. Spoilers follow.
Dick Grayson once again dons his "Nightwing" costume as he attempts to sabotage the Court of Owls from the inside. He is partnered with the mysterious vigilante Raptor, but Raptor has his own agenda. And what is Raptor's connection to Dick? is this graphic novel worth your time? Let's find out!
Dick Grayson has grown tired of performing the same acrobatic routine for small crowds. He wants to find his own way in the world outside of being a "Flying Grayson." He stumbles onto a mysterious Lost Carnival and meets a mysterious girl named Lucina. Is this YA graphic novel worth your time?
While superheroes do their best to not only save the world and fight crime, one of the few nuisances in their lives is the plague of omniscient imps, thunderbolts and djinns. Here's more about the ones from DC.
Is this graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out! Bruce Wayne reveals his plans to revitalize Gotham City; soon after, a mysterious assassin tries to kill him. Batman begins to search for the mysterious Court of Owls.
Batman's enemies try to attack him psychologically. Will they succeed in breaking him? Is Grant Morrison's graphic novel worth your time and money? Let's find out!
Don't meet your childhood heroes? Or maybe just don't think about them too hard.
In the midst of a stagnant and depressed world, heroes like Batman, Robin, and Lao Tzu (Laozi) teach us that true strength comes from within. It is up to us to fix the problems we see in the world. The world is a battleground. If we don't take action, darkness will win.
Dick Grayson as Batman must solve a mysterious murder and also must investigate a man known as "the Dealer." Is Scott Snyder's graphic novel worth your time and money?
Explore two ambiguous acts contained in the acclaimed comic "Batman: The Killing Joke"!
The animal kingdom of the DC Universe is a strange and sometimes dangerous thing. Come as we explore the problems and perils of some of the animal companions. Tread carefully.
Characters like The Swamp Thing, Animal Man, Aquaman, and The Flash had simplistic origins that evolved into more sophisticated backstories. In them, we find a new wrinkle in the way their powers work
This is a forgettable graphic novel by Kevin Smith. If it had better artwork, it would be worth buying.
Before there was the Flash, there was Hermod the Nimble, the fastest god in mythology. While speed may be his power, his legacy is as a character that bridges ancient and modern myth as a superhero.
In today's world, people need role models where they can get them. Sometimes they come from the characters they see in comic books. Here are my top six role models from DC Comics.
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Green Lantern books.
Starting to read DC comics for the first time? Here's your guide to the New 52 Justice League books.
This is a guide for those of you looking to get into reading DC comics for the first time, starting with the New 52.
Here's a look at the different comic book characters to have taken on the identity of Batman’s sidekick, Robin.
There weren’t many characters to draw from. I was leery from the start that DC could invent a good Native American character after coming up with embarrassing concepts like ”Pow Wow” Smith. Here is a list of some Native American characters in the DC universe.
DC Comics has made some very risky decisions over the last few years with their comics, the most recent and controversial being the New 52. This is an assessment of how DC has gone wrong in their "big" events and have easily alienated old fans and confused new ones.
The Sand Superman was born from the atomic kryptonite explosion that hit Superman which was so powerful that it left an inter-dimensional doorway at the impact site where Superman hit the sand. The doorway was from the Quarrm dimension and an entity traveled through it using the life energy that Superman had. As Quarmers don’t have a general shape it used the impression that Superman left with his body after the explosion to mold around itself.
If you hear of a DC character, they will use them despite how obscure. I’ve seen characters make appearances on the animated The Brave and The Bold that made me sit back and remember that some of these characters still had some life. For example, the rarely used character Batman Zur-En-Arrh was recently unearthed in both television and in print. Although the silver age version of the character was essentially “Batman from another planet”, the modern age version is a backup personality that Bruce
Due to the premise of DC’s 52, Earth appears to be the keystone which keeps the DC Multiverse together. So, luckily, we always get a front row seat to the menace du jour. And we speak of menaces and threats to this universe. Some enemies were old favorites and were easy to see. Some required a bit of research and personal recollection and analysis.
Just when I thought it was a herculean task to find and comment about five of the lamest Marvel villains, I found something even more difficult - DC Villains. While Marvel has had more than its fair share of lame villains, I really had to check all of my resources to find them.