Thus Far: DC's New 52 at the Halfway Mark →
The other week, PopMatters Comics Editor Shathley Q and I took to Twitter to discuss DC’s New 52. The company-wide relaunch promised sweeping changes and a return to mass media status, but has it? Read our conversation on PopMatters.com.
Review: Blue Estate #6 →
Advanced review of Blue Estate #6. With the creative team of Blue Estate #5 holding nothing back for that issue’s cliffhanger, can issue six live up to the high expectations? Read my review on PopMatters.com.
Review: Batman #1 →
Rather than jettisoning the structured themes from his earlier explorations of Gotham City, Scott Snyder decorates Batman #1 with these themes to great affect. But is this really the truly excellent #1 we’ve been craving? Read my full review of Batman #1 on PopMatters.com.
Time is an element in our brain which by the means of duration gives a semblance...– Arthur Schopenhauer, The Emptiness Of Existence (via onthought)
Review: Batwoman #1 →
After months and months and months of delays, Batwoman #1 is finally released. But can the book live up to the character’s previous run in Detective Comics volume one? Or will it be dragged into a needless reboot as part of the New 52. Read my review for PopMatters.com.
Review: Detective Comics 1 →
With clunky dialogue and plodding narrative, Detective Comics makes for a poor #1 and an even poorer reboot issue. Read my full review only on PopMatters.com
Review: Gates of Gotham →
We’re in a new era for DC Comics, an era yet to be defined, but just prior to the universe-wide reboot the company presented a Batman miniseries that is very telling about the direction the company will take with one its most popular characters. Batman: Gates of Gotham was not the finale of Detective Comicsor Batman, but by all indications it will have a larger impact on the future of Batman...