World Comic Book Review

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2nd December 2022

Rogues (review) —”Who can possibly lead these beasts?”

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artists: Leomacs, Matheus Lopes, Jason Wordie DC Comics Black Label, March – October 2022 BALD-HEADED BAD GUYS can have a sensitive charm alongside that slithery sneer that gives them away. You may know some of the characters gathered in ROGUES, now up to Issue 3, written by Joshua Williamson, infesting a universe … Read more

Batman #55-57 (2018) (revisited) – Batman—“Synergy fuses us together”

Writer: Tom King Artists: Tony S. Daniel, Danny Miki, Tomeu Morey DC Comics, 2018 SOMETIMES I LOVE BATMAN. The artwork by Tony S. Daniel attracted me to this 2018 storyline in BATMAN #55-57 by writer Tom King, called “Beasts of Burden.” Wonderful spreads of the caped detective in action on the first page and panels … Read more

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