Gotham’s vigilantes really have their work cut out for them now.
Jim Gordon’s Batman has finally joined the Justice League, as Bruce Wayne’s former allies realized that the damaged man can no longer be the Dark Knight. But what good can Gordon do in a team of gods and superpowered beings? The one thing he’s always been good at: Detective work.
You know, DC Comics is so often in the news for doing something weird, bad, or outrageously inappropriate, but I'm happy to applaud them when they do something right — like give Batman co-creator Bill Finger a long overdue cover credit on a Batman comic.
As part of DC's New 52 relaunch last September, the long-running series Detective Comics rebooted with a newfound focus on Batman's early career. io9 recently caught up with Detective Comics writer/artist Tony Daniels and asked him how the Bat's salad days will go.
We've already crowned Animal Man as the best thing to come out of the DC relaunch, but what about the other twelve titles from last week?
What's up with comics this week? There's a new Kathy Kane ongoing series, some of Steve Ditko's awesome Doctor Strange tales, and the final graphic novel of Ex Machina. Plenty o' reasons to be thankful.
At NYCC, we spoke with comic scribe Scott Snyder about his forensically inclined run on Detective Comics. Snyder told us his plans to put Dick Grayson through the psychological wringer and what's next for the bloodsuckers of American Vampire.
This hard-as-nails espionage comic was one of the best books of the '00s. Now finished, Rucka is continuing the adventures of Tara Chace in prose. And he's just let slip a taste of his latest Q&C novel, The Last Run.
What's hot on the shelves this Wednesday? DC and Marvel wrapping up their big undead crossovers, Zack Whedon from Dr. Horrible penning the adventures of Kyle Reese, and Spidey vs. the Juggernaut. It's Comics We Crave! Aim for the head!
Just days after the first appearance of Superman set a new world record for the most expensive comic book ever, Batman's first appearance has sold for even more. The rivalry between those two has really gotten out of hand.
Batgirl's coming back to Gotham City after a long absence — but who is she? Her new writer's not saying. But at least we know what Fake Bruce Wayne will get up to, over in the Batman comics. Bat-spoilers ahoy!
Bruce Wayne is dead (or is he?), but the Batman franchise is back in full swing after three months of the meandering Battle for the Cowl. But with seven different Bat-related titles released in June alone, which are the must-reads?
Hope you've been saving up your pennies recently, because this week's comics are full of new treats for you to savor, whether they're Gotham Girls, deadly alien Predators, or Barack Obama in a loincloth. Okay, maybe not that last one.
Can't wait two weeks for the debut of Batwoman's new solo comic strip in Detective Comics? Here's something to make the wait even worse - The art for the first four covers sans logo/type/barcodes. Muscha-inspired superhero beauty is go.
It's a sad week for comics this week; a week I'd hoped would never come: The first appearances of annoying X-Men Gambit are being collected to tie in with his upcoming movie debut. I'm sorry.
As all the boys fight over who gets to be the new Batman, the much-hyped Batwoman will finally get her day (well, year) in the sun this summer, as she takes over DC's longest-running series.
Saving the biggest news of the convention until the last few hours, DC Comics' second DC Nation panel confirmed the rumors that Neil Gaiman is going to be taking on the Dark Knight following Batman RIP.