Nightwing: Fear State

After a reenergizing first volume of Nightwing that uplifted the spirits of many Nightwing fans, the second volume struggled to keep the momentum. An unexpected crossover into Gotham City made the series seem a little repetitive. Too often has Dick Grayson been included in a Batman event at the expense of his storyline. Three monthsContinue reading “Nightwing: Fear State”

Nightwing Volume 1: Leaping Into The Light

When Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo signed up to lead the creative ship for Nightwing after over a year of unrelenting frustration from an ongoing amnesia story that was already time to end, fans rejoiced. Much like the new era for DC Comics, this was the beginning of a new frontier for Dick Grayson. ChiefContinue reading “Nightwing Volume 1: Leaping Into The Light”

Nightwing 80: Into the Fire

It goes without saying that the Nightwing creative team is publishing one of the best comic books right now. Today’s Nightwing issue is nothing short of a shot of serotonin for Nightwing fans. Not only is this week’s supporting cast used to the best of their ability, but our titular character is once again theContinue reading “Nightwing 80: Into the Fire”

Review: Nightwing 79 is All About the Heart

When the second preview for Nightwing 79 broke out, some fans were very vocal about the idea of Dick Grayson criticizing Bruce Wayne. However, when the full issue became available, it became evident to many how much of an inconsequential comment that was. Regardless of how Dick Grayson views how Bruce spends his time andContinue reading “Review: Nightwing 79 is All About the Heart”

Future State Nightwing: Refreshingly Grimdark

In a not too distant possible future, Gotham City is in shambles. Bruce Wayne is dead (or believed to be- see Future State Dark Detective), and the militaristic Magistrate has crushed the hope out of everyone. Despite this Dick Grayson, leader of the resistance, is ready to go to war and save the future ofContinue reading “Future State Nightwing: Refreshingly Grimdark”

Review: The Oracle Code Flies High Above The Rest

When Marieke Nijkamp, the #1 New York Times bestselling author was announced to be writing a graphic novel with up and coming illustrator Manuel Preitano about Barbara Gordon’s time as Oracle, fans rejoiced. Barbara Gordon’s tenure as Oracle is treasured among almost every DC Comics fan. The announcement of a new take on this characterContinue reading “Review: The Oracle Code Flies High Above The Rest”

Review: Batman Curse of the White Knight Book 7: The Fall of The Batman

Batman Curse of the White Knight Book 7 is the penultimate issue of the sequel to Sean Gordon Murphy’s hit series Batman White Knight. After learning the shocking truth about the Wayne family’s wealth, Bruce is rethinking everything. The consuming melancholy tone throughout the issue is further pushed by the stellar writing and art byContinue reading “Review: Batman Curse of the White Knight Book 7: The Fall of The Batman”

Review: “To Alfred”: Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P.

When Former Batman writer Tom King killed Alfred Pennyworth last August (Batman #77) everyone knew that the repercussions would ripple though the threads of of the Bat-Family. Now, about six months after publication, we all get to grieve. Writers Peter Tomasi and James Tynion IV team up with artists Eddy Barrows, Chris Burnham, Sumit Kumar,Continue reading “Review: “To Alfred”: Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P.”