World Comic Book Review

A Deep Six’d Publication

18th 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

Happy 40th birthday, All-Star Squadron

Writer: Roy Thomas Art: Rich Buckler, Jerry Ordway, Arvill Jones and others DC Comics, 1981-1987 It is hard as a fan of Roy Thomas’ grand revisionist work, All-Star Squadron, to believe that it has been 40 years since the series preview appeared in Justice League of America #193 (August 1981). The events of All-Star Squadron … Read more

Superman : For Tomorrow (Deluxe 15th Anniversary)(review)

Writer : Brian Azzarello Artist : Jim Lee Publisher : DC Comics, December 2019 Superheroes are creatures who possess such powers that make them more than human; a god (or a semi-god) is a creature who possesses such powers that make him or her more than human. It easy to see how there is a … Read more