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Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #1

"Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne" kicks off with a strong stone age issue, and promises to just keep getting better.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2010

Red Robin #11

Batgirl, Pru, and Red Robin face off against the league of assassins.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy, Mark McKenna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 12th, 2010

Red Robin #10

The second part of a crossover with "Batgirl" continues here, with explosions and butt-kicking (not necessarily in that order)

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2010

Batgirl #8

It was bound to happen. This "Batgirl" series hits its hiccup issue. Hopefully it doesn’t get derailed by it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Talent Caldwell, Yvel Guichet, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2010

Doom Patrol #8

"BRONK!"

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 11th, 2010

Booster Gold #29

Booster Gold is trying to maintain the course of history to keep Coast City on its path towards destruction. No, this isn't a "Blackest Night" tie-in, it's more of a "Death of Superman" story. Sort of. In a very time-travel-c

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 14th, 2010

Batgirl #7

"Batgirl" is slowly finding its way, but it's not quite there yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 11th, 2010

Red Robin #9

Red Robin – Tim Drake – returns to Gotham City and finds Killer Moth waiting for him as a nice welcome mat.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 7th, 2010

Red Tornado #6

The most recent attempt to put the spotlight on Red Tornado comes to a close –- a merciful close that left me hoping for more Red Tornado soon. The character deserves better.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin VanHook
Artists:
Jose Luis, J. P. Mayer, Sandro Ribeiro, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 4th, 2010

Doom Patrol #7

Keith Giffen keeps throwing ideas at the wall, but I'm not sure any of them are going to stick.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Cliff Richards, Kevin Maguire, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2010

Doom Patrol #6

Following the "Blackest Night" issues is no easy task, so Giffen, Clark, and crew decide to reflect on what was. This isn't your standard navel-gazing though. It's navel-gazing, "Doom Patrol" style.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2010

Doom Patrol #5

"Blackest Night" continues here with the "resurrected" Doom Patrollers raising hell on Oolong Island. In the backup tale, the Metal Men take on artificially intelligent mannequins, the Clique.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Justiniano, Livesay, Tim Levins, Dan Davis
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 11th, 2009

Batgirl #5

The Batman corner of the DC Universe gets kinda cozy and more than a little bit awkward in this issue as Batman and Robin -- Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne -- cross paths with the new Batgirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Sandra Hope, Oliver Nome
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 10th, 2009

Doom Patrol #4

"Doom Patrol" has its least amount of gloom yet. . . just in time for "Blackest Night." No, that wasn't a joke.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Justiniano, Kevin Maguire, Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 4th, 2009

Ambush Bug: Year None #7

Issue #7 in this 6-part series is a disjointed disappointment.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom, Art Baltazar, Franco
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 31st, 2009

Booster Gold #25

Booster shares a moment with Batman and Blue Beetle tries to keep Black Beetle from sharing anything -- including air!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 17th, 2009

Doom Patrol #3

BOTH stories are worth reading in this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Livesay, Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 13th, 2009

Batgirl #2

Pacing problems make this a difficult book to read despite its interesting characters and good art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 16th, 2009

Doom Patrol #2

"Doom Patrol" has nice ideas but still isn't quite clicking. On the bright side, the Metal Men second feature is still fun.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Kevin Maguire, Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 10th, 2009

Red Tornado #1

For the second time in a quarter of a century, Red Tornado is given a chance to fly in a solo title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin VanHook
Artists:
José Luís, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2009

Red Robin #4

Tim Drake thinks Bruce Wayne is alive. Dick Grayson disagrees. That means they must fight and the victor determines Bruce’s state of existence.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Ramon Bachs, Guy Major
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 9th, 2009

The Red Circle: The Web #1

"The Red Circle: The Web" trots out another one of the characters licensed from Archie, but once again, there's little you haven't already seen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Roger Robinson, Hilary Barta, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 24th, 2009

Batgirl #1

Barbara Gordon is in the new "Batgirl" comic. Is she wearing the cowl? I promise not to spoil it, but will give you my assessment of the issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 21st, 2009

The Red Circle: The Hangman #1

"The Red Circle" event kicks with "The Hangman," but hopefully the remaining characters will have a slightly less cliché origin to be told.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Tom Denerick, Bill Sienkiewicz, Greg Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2009

Doom Patrol #1

The all-new Doom Patrol hit the shelves and one of the members checks out. Why the Doom Patrol? "'Challengers of the Unknown'" was already taken," says Robotman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Livesay, Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 6th, 2009

Booster Gold #22

This Booster Gold arc is old-school fun, but the Blue Beetle isn't even that.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 11th, 2009

Booster Gold #21

The subfeat – er, uh, the "Second Features" start here, with the Jaime Reyes Blue Beetle sharing staples with the man who helped him get started, Booster Gold. Booster, however, is a little busy confronting the cowl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 11th, 2009

Red Robin #1

"Red Robin" is off to an uneven start right out of the gate, but there's certainly potential in its destination.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Ramon Bachs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 10th, 2009

Madame Xanadu #10

Featuring a star-studded cast of DC Universe mystical superbeings from yesteryear, the first story from Vertigo's "Madame Xanadu" draws to a close.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Amy Reeder Hadley, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 4th, 2009

Batman: Battle for the Cowl: Man-Bat #1

Kirk Langstrom returns to the skies of Gotham in this "Battle for the Cowl" tie-in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Jim Calafiore
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 2nd, 2009

Batman: Battle for the Cowl: Commissioner Gordon #1

The Gotham police try their best to deal with a city gone mad thanks to Batman’s death. But, can they contend with the likes of Mr. Freeze without back-up?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Royal McGraw
Artists:
Tom Mandrake
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 25th, 2009

Blue Beetle #36

This is it. "Blue Beetle" ends here. Grab this issue and hope against marketing idiocy for more Beetle elsewhere.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Jacob Eguren
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 25th, 2009

Batman R.I.P.: The Deluxe Edition

The oversized hardcover edition of the controversial storyline lacks the impact of the serialized version, but it's still a keeper.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea, Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 24th, 2009

Robin #183

This may be the final issue of “Robin,” but Tim Drake is still kicking butt and taking names, and protecting Gotham until someone takes over as the new Batman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 18th, 2009

Blue Beetle #35

The penultimate chapter in the adventures of Jaime Reyes finds the "Blue Beetle" once more balancing legacy, family and friends. While this might be the second-to-last issue of this title, it's not too late to join the fun.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Jacob Eguren
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 1st, 2009

El Diablo #5

The Freedom Fighters arrive and things take a turn for the even stranger.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jai Nitz
Artists:
Phil Hester, Ande Parks
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 10th, 2009

Batman Cacophony #2

Possibly an improvement over issue #1, but Kevin Smith still gives us a Joker that seems obsolete.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin Smith
Artists:
Walter Flanagan, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 4th, 2009

Batman #683

Grant Morrison’s two-year run comes to a satisfying conclusion as Batman battles through false memories to take on Darkseid’s forces.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 24th, 2008

Batman #682

Last week, Batman died. This week sees the release of another issue of Batman. How does this post "R.I.P." story hold up?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 4th, 2008

Madame Xanadu #6

Borrowing the soothsayer of the DC Universe and elevating her to star status, Matt Wagner gives "Madame Xanadu" a chance to grow, shine and entertain. Teamed with the fresh abilities of Amy Reeder Hadley, this title is quite unlike anything else

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Amy Reeder Hadley, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 1st, 2008

Batman #681

"Batman R.I.P." ends, and so does Bruce Wayne?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 26th, 2008

Batman: Cacophony #1

Kevin Smith brings back his creation Onomatopoeia in a new mini-series, but was anyone besides Smith eager for Onomatopoeia's return?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin Smith
Artists:
Walter Flanagan, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2008

DC Universe Halloween Special 2008 #1

Elongated Man and his wife Sue act as ghost detective tour guides through the spookiness that follows fan favorites in this "DC Universe Halloween Special"

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Mike Johnson, Eddie Berganza, Mikey Way, Harvey Richards, Brian Reed, Duncan Rouleau, Brad Desnoyer, Mark Verheiden, Eric Wallace
Artists:
Tony Shasteen, Matthew Clark, Trevor Hairsine, Don Ho, Jaime Mendoza, Marlo Alquiza, Norm Rapmund, Kevin Conrad, Mateus, Federico Dallocchio, Darick Robertson, Riccardo Burchielli, Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 23rd, 2008

Batman #680

"Batman R.I.P." is nearing its end, and this issue leaves everything in the air. Does it even make sense?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
October 1st, 2008

El Diablo #1

A strong debut for Jai Nitz and Phil Hester's spirit of vengeance.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jai Nitz
Artists:
Phil Hester, Ande Parks
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 7th, 2008

Ambush Bug: Year None #2

It's great to see Giffen drawing the irreverent Ambush Bug again, but this issue's not all that funny.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 29th, 2008

Blue Beetle #29

A new writer helms the adventures of the new Blue Beetle. It's a good start with one misstep, but a lot of hope for the future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2008

Ambush Bug: Year None #1

Ambush Bug returns in all his glory, and Keith Giffen's got a whole new status quo in the DC Universe to play with.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming, Wonder Chick
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom, Wonder Chick
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 23rd, 2008

Batman #678

"Batman: R.I.P." goes down the proverbial rabbit hole, here, making Grant Morrison's "Batman" its strangest yet. At the same time, though, it's also at its most compelling.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 3rd, 2008

Madame Xanadu #1

Amy Reeder Hadley's art shows great promise, but Wagner's story drips with cliche.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Amy Reeder Hadley
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 30th, 2008
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