REVIEW: Batman #21 – Pushing All The Right Buttons?

REVIEW: Batman #21 – Pushing All The Right Buttons?

Batman #21 is hampered by the fact that there are certain perfect and indelible works of art that should never be touched or embellished upon. The issue is the opening chapter of an arc entitled “The Button” and it seems to be some kind of attempt to integrate landmark self-contained comic series “Watchmen” into the DC Universe proper. And though writer Tom King and artist Jason Fabok have crafted a fairly entertaining, well-structured and finely…

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REVIEW: Justice League vs Suicide Squad #2 – Slugfest

REVIEW: Justice League vs Suicide Squad #2 – Slugfest

Justice League vs Suicide Squad #2 deserves some credit for actually delivering on the title concept as early in the miniseries as it does. There are some other events over at other publishers that might draw out a full-bore confrontation for three to five issues (I’m looking at you, Bendis, don’t try to avoid me). Writer Joshua Williamson and penciler Tony S. Daniel are to be congratulated in delivering an action-packed issue that sees these…

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CAPE WATCH: Daredevil Celebrates His 50th Anniversary, A New Scott Snyder Batman Series Hits Shelves, And Chris Claremont Returns To The X-Men

CAPE WATCH: Daredevil Celebrates His 50th Anniversary, A New Scott Snyder Batman Series Hits Shelves, And Chris Claremont Returns To The X-Men

Welcome to Cape Watch, where we explore the most interesting and/or biggest releases of the week from the “big two” publishers. Here’s what to look forward to this week from DC and Marvel: DC Comics ________________________________________ Batgirl #30 Barbara Gordon is having an ordinary day, nothing special. But then, [gasp!] something goes wrong! Now Batgirl must fight Ragdoll to save her roommate Alysia, in this newest issue by Gail Simone (writer) and Fernando Pasarin (Artist)….

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“Detective Comics #18”

“Detective Comics #18”

Warning: this article contains spoilers. There is no honor among thieves. If “Detective Comics #18” teaches anything, that is its lesson. Don’t give anyone full control of your criminal empire, or they’ll fly the coop with your money and a pound of flesh if they feel like it, too. The Penguin has had his good days and bad days. With the Batman around, there are usually more of the bad days. This time Penguin’s got it…

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