World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

16th January 2022

Batman: Reptilian (review)

Writer : Garth Ennis Artist : Liam Sharp Publisher : DC Comics Year : 2021 (miniseries 1-6) Batman, as a character, has become part of global popular culture, popular being here a way of highlighting a certain anthropological and social attitude towards what might be called modern folklore. Created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, … Read more

Dark Knight III, The Master Race (revisited)—“Fierce determination tutorial from master to master”

Writers: Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello Artists: Andy Kubert, Frank Miller and others DC Comics, 2016 RESOLUTION IS THE HEART OF POWER is very often the message of heroes, asserting that will matters most to overcome impossible odds. Of course good will is also slaughtered by bad odds, and some ingenuity may be required as … Read more

Pennyworth #1 (of 7) (review)

Writer: Scott Bryan Wilson Artist: Juan Gedeon DC Comics, October 2021 Pennyworth, featuring long-time comic book butler and aide-de-camp to Batman, Alfred Pennyworth, is a limited series currently being published by DC Comics. A cynic might say that the timing of this comic book’s release is intended to coincide with the latest, long-delayed James Bond … Read more