Category: Comic Book Reviews

Umbrella Academy Vol.1: The Apocalypse Suite, A Near Perfect Origin of the Dysfunctional Family of Dark Horse

The Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite is a unique take on the fantastical world of superheroes with a misfit family trying to save the world while also dealing with each other.  In a disgruntled family, Numbers 1-5 battle throughout this book in order to solve the mystery of the world supposedly ending in 5 days.  This

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Three Jokers: A “spiritual” Sequel to the Killing Joke, literally

The Three Jokers is the “2020” Novel of the year for me from its deep and grounded lore to its almost perfect structure throughout making it really distinctive from other novels.  The Three Jokers takes someplace in the timeline after Batman: Death in the Family and The Killing Joke, showcasing how the Joker has tormented

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The Comrade of Steel: Superman Red Son Deep Dive

Superman: Red Son was an outlandish take on Metropolis’s hero and it succeeded in a very bizarre way.  Red Son centers around the idea in a what if scenario where Superman landed in Soviet Russia and not Kansas.  Due to this, He is raised as Stalin’s superweapon and leads to Russia leading the world in

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FlashPoint: The Scarlet Speedster’s Number One Tale

Flashpoint was a cultural phenomenon for comics giving us a revolutionary turning point in the DC media.  A quick reboot, if you will, in the DC universe giving us the new phase of the comics, New 52.  The story takes us through Barry’s grief from his mother’s death to an alternate reality where all we

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Batman: The Killing Joke: The NEVER ENDING battle of the Bat and the Clown

The Killing Joke was a revolutionary turning point of attention to comic media. People back in the ’80s mostly knew Batman from the show Batman 1966, A goofy and campy show showing Batman in a bright blue and gray costume with absurd gadgets and tools to help him, like the shark repellent, to stop his

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The World’s Greatest Detective’s Greatest Mystery: Batman The Long Halloween

An incredible piece of literature, Batman The Long Halloween, published from 1996-1997 in a limited series stands true to being known as one of the greatest Batman stories of all time.  Giving us one of the most distinct whodunnit stories in the franchise, The Long Halloween created by Tim Sale and Jeph Loeb, is a

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Batman Year One, an incredible start to gotham’s dark knight

Batman Year One is a perfect example of an origin story done right for a character. It not only explores Batman’s story but plenty of other Batman characters such as Jim Gordon and Catwoman. The most important part of this story however is Gotham and it’s corruption and injustice in its early years. Frank Miller

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