Comic Review – Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1

With a TV series based upon him in the works on The CW, Black Lightning’s star has never been higher. Yet despite being one of the most prominent Heroes of Color in American Comics, few fans know much about him and his complicated history. It all began in 1977 when writer Tony Isabella – who […]

Comic Review – Dark Nights: Metal #3

There is nothing Batman hates more than a mystery. He became a master detective, not because he relishes solving a puzzle, but because he cannot bear to be ignorant. That was to be his downfall and the downfall of the multiverse. Because Batman could not leave well enough alone, his efforts to solve a mystery […]

Comic Review – Batman: White Knight #1

“This is an Imaginary Story… Aren’t they all?” With those words, Alan Moore opened one story and ended an era at DC Comics. Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow was written to given the story of Superman an official ending of sorts before DC Comics rebooted their continuity with Crisis On Infinite Earths and […]

Comic Review – Detective Comics #965

Tim Drake was something of an anomaly among the many people who came to work alongside The Batman in protecting Gotham City. Unlike Dick Grayson and Duke Thomas, he was not chosen as a protege because of a tragedy. Unlike Barbara Gordon and Stephanie Brown, he did not choose to don a costume because of […]

Comic Review – Wonder Woman/Conan #1

It all began in 1940 in All-Star Comics #3, when All-Star Publishing joined their most popular superheroes together as The Justice Society of America. The logic was that kids would be more likely to spend their shiny dimes on a story featuring all their favorite characters working together than a book focused on a single […]

Comic Review – The Flash #30

Barry Allen’s life is a shambles – romantically, professionally and in his secret life as The Fastest Man Alive… The Flash! Barry’s girlfriend, Iris West, might not be his girlfriend anymore. She hasn’t spoken to him since his secret identity was revealed to her by his arch-enemy, Eobard Thawne. The battle with The Reverse Flash […]

Comic Review – Green Arrow #30

Despite only lasting a paltry 14 issues in its original run, Green Lantern/Green Arrow changed American comic books forever. Written by Dennis O’Neil with art by Neal Adams in 1970, the series paired Justice League allies Hal Jordan and Oliver Queen on a mission far greater than thwarting any bank robbery. The two heroes – […]