World Comic Book Review

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30th June 2022

Happy 80th Birthday, Two-Face

Two-Face is not a very original character. A criminal, half-scarred, with psychotic tendencies? Another madman in the queue of Batman’s long line of adversaries, and not a potent one at that. Two-Face is a remarkably original character. Batman’s enemy Two-Face had his first appearance in Detective Comics #66, August 1942 – two months shy, as … Read more

Suicide Squad: Get Joker! (review) Book 1

Writer: Brian Azzarello Artist: Alex Maleev DC Comics: Black Label, October 2021 American publisher DC Comics has (with an eye upon commercially benefiting from the goodwill generated by the successful 2021 motion picture, The Suicide Squad), released a new title, Suicide Squad: Get Joker!, under its Black Label imprint. The Black Label imprint is the … Read more

Tragedies and Redemptions: Batman and Catwoman Are Getting Married

American superhero comics publisher DC Comics are exploring two significant events this year: the 1000th issue of Action Comics (a comic featuring the iconic superhero, Superman), and the wedding of the equally iconic masked crime fighter Batman to one of his former enemies, Catwoman. Parallel universe versions of the characters were depicted as having done … Read more