REVIEW: ‘Batman & Robin’ #34

(DC Comics, 2014)

Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Pencils by Patrick Gleasno
Inks by Mick Gray
Color Artwork by John Kalisz

First of all let me just comment on how nice it is to have a series actually called Batman and Robin again because as regular readers of this series know, that has not been the case since Damien Wayne’s untimely demise during which time the book was called Batman and everyone from Ra’s al Ghul to Frankenstein. Continue reading

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REVIEW: “Batman and Batgirl” #21

(DC Comics, 2013)

Review by Shawn Warner

WRITTEN BY:  Peter J. Tomasi
PENCILS BY:  Cliff Richards
INKS BY:  Mark Irwin with Marlo Alquiza
COLOR ARTWORK BY:  John Kalisz

There are five stages to the grieving process, this month Bruce Wayne finds himself in the bargaining stage of dealing with the loss of his son Damian who was brutally murdered. In the previous months Bruce has not been himself but nowhere has that been more apparent than here as Barbara Gordon aka Batgirl tries to help him come to grips with the immense grief. Continue reading

REVIEW: “Batman: the Dark Knight” Annual #1

(DC Comics, 2013)

Review by Raymond Jacques

STORY: “Once Upon A Midnight Dreary”
WRITTEN BY:  Gregg Hurwitz
ARTWORK BY:  Szymon Kudranski
COLOR ARTWORK BY:  John Kalisz
LETTERING BY:  Dezi Sienty
COVER:  Alex Maleev

After a pretty undeniably rocky start, the New 52 title: Batman: The Dark Knight, gained creative traction amidst the rubble of what went before and made great strides towards becoming something truly worthwhile & to be looked forward to upon handing the reins to writer Gregg Hurwitz in issue 10 of TDK. Continue reading