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Merlyn reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1 Jun 15, 2021
1.0

Wow! This was atrocious even by Tom King standards. It sounded like something Bendis would write, but I'm sure Tom thought he sounded highly intelligent, just as his fans love to think about themselves. Poor Supergirl, after the cringey tv show and the bad comics from the last years, now she has to go through this torture too. I wouldn't be surprised if she becomes a villain after this, it's King' more

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Jun 16, 2021

Kara Zor-El has seen some epic adventures over the years, but finds her life without meaning or purpose. Here she is, a young woman who saw her planet destroyed and was sent to Earth to protect a baby cousin who ended up not needing her. What was it all for? Wherever she goes, people only see her through the lens of Superman’s fame. Just when Sup...

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Mingthemerciless - Jun 16, 2021

Count me in as another "Zionist bootlicker". We plenty of "anti Zionists" attacking every jew they encountered recently in NY and LA. Funny how they can tell a jew from a Zionist and know who to beat up.oergaos armbands for jews need come back? What say you Jonesy?

Mingthemerciless - Jun 16, 2021

Abraham accords are a way forward. Economic success and prosperity eases the kinds of conditions used to gin up hatred of jews and Israel in the region. Forward thinking Arab states see that as well as a valuable ally against the mullahs. King Hussein of Jordan admitted that Gaza is kept poor and an open wound as a pretext to attack Israel.

Criminology. reviewed Detective Comics #1037 Jun 8, 2021
7.5

So far, I really like this run. This chapter was kind of uneventful, but not totally. We got to see insane Mr. Worth in action, completely blinded by rage and that was fun. He is simple, but quite intriguing as a character for me and clearly the highlight of the main story. Also I liked the idea of Bruce being captured by the police as a suspect. It was logical and it was cool to see how Bruce tr more

Detective Comics #1037

By: John Ridley, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jun 9, 2021

Public enemy number 1: BATMAN! Public enemy number 2: Bruce Wayne?! When both Bruce and his alter ego are implicated in the same crime, the cops have some questions - and the Dark Knight is going to have to think quick or risk his identity being exposed to the world! But law enforcement isn’t the only entity hunting the Bat-the titanic MR. WORTH ...

F.T. Wolf reviewed Detective Comics #1037 Jun 8, 2021
6.5

A step down from #1036, but still enjoyable. The main gripe that I have with it is that the main story felt rather short, just going from scene to scene, and left me unsatisfied even if it raises some interesting developments such as Bruce's arrest.
The art is still good, but I do prefere Mora's work over the team here.

This issue has two backups, with mixed results.
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Detective Comics #1037

By: John Ridley, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jun 9, 2021

Public enemy number 1: BATMAN! Public enemy number 2: Bruce Wayne?! When both Bruce and his alter ego are implicated in the same crime, the cops have some questions - and the Dark Knight is going to have to think quick or risk his identity being exposed to the world! But law enforcement isn’t the only entity hunting the Bat-the titanic MR. WORTH ...

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F.T. Wolf - Jun 8, 2021

What they've done to his character is make him less heroic and more 'dirty' and also changed his belief in Batman. Where he once was a strong supporter of Bruce and his cause, this issue retcons him viewing the Bat-family as a cult. His morale compass has also been affected. If I understand correctly from a conversation with a friend, he was willing to use bribes and blackmails to keep Jace Fox out of prison in the Next Batman E-series something the traditional Lucius Fox would’ve never done.

The Dark Knight Detective - Jun 8, 2021

I just read the issue and I agree with you. I get what Lucius was trying to say in regards to bringing a child into something as dangerous as fighting crime with Batman, but this isn't a cult. Alfred was in the right this whole story.

7.5

WARNING: This review contains some spoilers.
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This issue as a whole was the least engaging of all the issues so far but nevertheless is still a good read. The main story continues to intrigue me with the development of Hue Vile and Mr. Worth taking action in regards to the whole ordeal with the murder of his daughter Sara. As for the art, I miss Dan Mora already (great cov more

Detective Comics #1037

By: John Ridley, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jun 9, 2021

Public enemy number 1: BATMAN! Public enemy number 2: Bruce Wayne?! When both Bruce and his alter ego are implicated in the same crime, the cops have some questions - and the Dark Knight is going to have to think quick or risk his identity being exposed to the world! But law enforcement isn’t the only entity hunting the Bat-the titanic MR. WORTH ...

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The Dark Knight Detective dropped Non-Stop Spider-Man (2021) from their pull list Jun 4, 2021

Non-Stop Spider-Man (2021)

Get ready for the most action-packed, pulse-pounding, adrenaline-pumping comic OF ALL TIME! As the name implies, once you read page one, panel one, SPIDER-MAN DOES NOT STOP! A mystery at Empire State University thrusts Spider-Man into an adventure that starts in uptown Manhattan and will take him around the world, pitting him against Marvel Univers...

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7.0

Enjoyable issue but unfortunately the wait between #2 and #3 was enough for me to lose some interest in this series. Consider this dropped and trade-waited. Love the art, though. Best Spider-Man work I've seen from Chris Bachalo (with huge thanks to Marcio Menyz the colorist).

Non-Stop Spider-Man #3

By: Joe Kelly, Chris Bachalo
Released: Jun 2, 2021

• Something is happening to the brightest young minds in New York City, and Spider-Man has found himself in the middle of it.
•  This story is going to show you a side of Peter Parker that neither you nor Peter thought existed. And neither of you will be able to handle it.
Rated T

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Detective Comics #1036 May 25, 2021
8.5

Currently my favourite Batman book. It's a good old-fashioned murder mystery with good art. I actually get attached to the victims, them being Bruce's new neighbours and all. Tamaki did a very good job of making me care about them even with the limited amount of pages since their introduciton.
The Huntress backup is also very good. Emotional, gripping yet not dour.

Detective Comics #1036

By: Mariko Tamaki, Clayton Henry
Released: May 26, 2021

Batman versus Huntress! As the Dark Knight delves into the mystery of Sarah Worth’s murder, the only witness who truly knows what happened that fateful evening is Batman’s only hope to clear his name. But another hunter is stalking the mysterious killer plaguing the city-and Huntress has also set her sights on Bruce Wayne! The Violet Vengeance ...

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The Dark Knight Detective - Jun 1, 2021

I agree. The mystery keeps getting better with each issue. I wonder how well Viktor Bogdanovic does in these next few issues since he's gonna be the secondary artist from this point forward while alternating with Mora. His art seems heavily inspired by Greg Capullo but nevertheless good art.

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ComicPop reviewed Detective Comics #1036 May 29, 2021
9.0

An excellent single issue. Dan Mora gets a chance to portray horror, action, and his beautiful human characters as Tamaki adds another chapter to her twisting, exciting story for Bruce Wayne. Evokes the feeling of the old Grant/Breyfogle Batman run with classic characters and fun team-ups that make this my primary Batman series.

Detective Comics #1036

By: Mariko Tamaki, Clayton Henry
Released: May 26, 2021

Batman versus Huntress! As the Dark Knight delves into the mystery of Sarah Worth’s murder, the only witness who truly knows what happened that fateful evening is Batman’s only hope to clear his name. But another hunter is stalking the mysterious killer plaguing the city-and Huntress has also set her sights on Bruce Wayne! The Violet Vengeance ...

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The Dark Knight Detective - Jun 1, 2021

We're thinking the same thing. I consider Dan Mora to be the Norm Breyfogle of today's world! I hope that, if the stars align, Mora becomes the main artist for Batman one day after he wraps up Detective Comics and Once and Future (which I still need to read).

cincyfan reviewed Detective Comics #1036 May 30, 2021
10

I have loved this arc and the love continues in this issue. I can't wait for the next one. Great stuff!

Detective Comics #1036

By: Mariko Tamaki, Clayton Henry
Released: May 26, 2021

Batman versus Huntress! As the Dark Knight delves into the mystery of Sarah Worth’s murder, the only witness who truly knows what happened that fateful evening is Batman’s only hope to clear his name. But another hunter is stalking the mysterious killer plaguing the city-and Huntress has also set her sights on Bruce Wayne! The Violet Vengeance ...

10

Okay first off, can I just say that the Gotham Gazette page is awesome? I wish DC would do a monthly newspaper magazine to give to readers as a means of teasing them on what's been going on in the pages of DC Comics (especially the Bat-family)? I think that would be a cool thing to do! On to the comic now...

Wow. I was not expecting the cliffhanger of the previous issue to play out as i more

Detective Comics #1036

By: Mariko Tamaki, Clayton Henry
Released: May 26, 2021

Batman versus Huntress! As the Dark Knight delves into the mystery of Sarah Worth’s murder, the only witness who truly knows what happened that fateful evening is Batman’s only hope to clear his name. But another hunter is stalking the mysterious killer plaguing the city-and Huntress has also set her sights on Bruce Wayne! The Violet Vengeance ...

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9.5

The creative team continues to thrill me with this new era of Detective Comics. Batman doing actual detective work is eye candy to me, especially the page before the cops show up at the crime scene of the murder investigation. The drama between the characters is good and Tamaki is making this mystery a bit more complex than expected. And that's something I want to see in a comic book run: a good n more

Detective Comics #1035

By: Mariko Tamaki, Clayton Henry
Released: Apr 28, 2021

Introducing Mr. Worth! When his daughter is killed during the brutal crime wave gripping Gotham City, eight-foot-tall stack of muscle and money Roland Worth sets out on a path of revenge toward the prime suspect in the crime: Batman! The Dark Knight has been framed for murder, and to make matters worse, this grisly deed seems to be connected to yet...

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9.0

Mariko Tamaki and Dan Mora begin a new chapter in the life of Batman in the pages of Detective Comics. I like how, given the current status quo, the creative team was able to make the book their own while being loyal to the status quo. I like the voices Tamaki gives to the characters of the story and I am actually a fan of the "low-fi" Batman with him making his own caves and living close to citiz more

Detective Comics #1034

By: Mariko Tamaki, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Mar 24, 2021

DC Future State may be over-but the present looks tense! With the loss of his fortune and manor, the election of Mayor Nakano, and the growing anti-vigilante sentiment in Gotham, Bruce Wayne must rethink how to be Batman...or risk being left behind by his own city. To make matters worse, a catastrophic crime wave has taken hold of the city, culmina...

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9.5

Very intrigued about this Heartless character! Also, good to see Tim Drake in the mix of it!

(Side note: DC for the love of God please don't force this series into the upcoming Fear State event. Dick's in Biüdhaven! Leave him there! Go tell a Nightwing story in Urban Legends or whatever but let Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo to their thing.)

Nightwing #80

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: May 19, 2021

Dick Grayson’s always had a big heart. From protecting those persecuted by bullies in his youth, to combating evil alongside Batman as Robin, to pledging his newly inherited wealth to enriching Blüdhaven as Nightwing-his kindness and generosity have always guided his life. But now a new villain stalks the back alleys of Blüdhaven, removing the ...

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10

Better than the first issue on all fronts but the cover is misleading as there is no Batgirl in this issue. Regardless, Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo, in just two issues, has crafted a comic that's packed with a lot of heart and love into it. Reading this run feels like a hug from my family.

Nightwing #79

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Dick Grayson has inherited Alfred’s fortune, a puppy, and a whole lot of questions. Who is Mayor Zucco, and what is her relation to the man who murdered Dick’s parents? What sinister plans does Blockbuster have for Blüdhaven? What kind of dog food is best for a three-legged puppy? To answer these questions, Dick’s going to need a little help...

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9.0

This is my jumping-on point for the character and so far I'm loving it. Great writing from Tom Taylor and fantastic artwork from Bruno Redondo, whose rendition of Barbara Gordon is hotter than any redhead in any comic universe today (yes I'm looking at you, Mary Jane Watson). Definitely gonna keep reading.

Nightwing #78

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Nightwing is back-and his drive to keep Blüdhaven safe has never been stronger! But his adopted city has elected a new mayor with the last name Zucco. When Nightwing enlists Batgirl’s help in investigating the politician bearing the same name as the man who murdered his parents, she unearths details that will shock and fundamentally change the h...

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The Dark Knight Detective reviewed Rorschach #8 May 29, 2021
9.5

Great use of the split storytelling!

Rorschach #8

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: May 12, 2021

As the detective digs deeper into the mystery behind Rorschach and his sidekick, the story becomes about not what they wanted to do but why they started on their murderous path. As more witnesses emerge, the stranger Laura’s history is revealed to be. Tough times made her want to kill a presidential candidate, and she did a lot of damage herself ...

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The Dark Knight Detective reviewed Rorschach #7 May 29, 2021
10

This series is bonkers in all of the best ways. It's been a blast reading month-to-month, but it's gonna be a thrill ride reading it all in one sitting. Such a different feel from his previous work. I think this may be his best series yet.

Rorschach #7

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Apr 14, 2021

Wil Myerson might have been the creator of Pontius Pirate, the most popular comic in history, before he put on the Rorschach mask and tried to kill a would-be president, but he’s not the only artist who worked on the character. Other artists fell under Wil’s influence, and now all these years later, his more renowned acolyte has fallen sway to ...

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The Dark Knight Detective reviewed Iron Man #8 May 29, 2021
7.5

REVIEW OF THIS ISSUE: To me, this is the least engaging issue of the series yet. There's little to no advancement to the story. However, not only is the fill-in artist a worthy choice after the brilliance of Cafu, but the underlying message of mental health as reflected on this Hellcat-centered issue was nice. As someone who takes the mental health of others very seriously, this issue was worth th more

Iron Man #8

By: Christopher Cantwell, Angel Unzueta
Released: Apr 14, 2021

Tony Stark has vanished in the middle of outer space, and his friends are moments away from death at Korvac's hands. It's up to a shell-shocked Hellcat to dig deep into her mind with the help of old friend and psychic mentor Moondragon, who reaches across the universe to help Patsy reclaim the once-powerful mental abilities she left behind. But to ...

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9.0

Iron Man #7

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Iron Man and his small band of allies go interstellar as they pursue Korvac to the farthest reaches of the galaxy, even as the villainous android intellect tries to telepathically lure Hellcat and Tony toward his bizarre utopian visions. But after an unexpected left turn leaves Iron Man on a remote and uncharted planet, Korvac might take the opport...

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9.0

Iron Man #6

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Feb 17, 2021

BOOKS OF KORVAC: BOOK TWO BEGINS!
After receiving a near-fatal injury from Korvac, Iron Man lands in emergency triage with his life on the line. Halcyon and Misty Knight work quickly to lock Tony in his armor and stanch his injuries...but now he can't take it off or else he'll die. With pieces of metal literally holding his body together, Tony ...

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9.0

Iron Man #5

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Jan 6, 2021

THE FIRST ACT OF "THE BOOKS OF KORVAC" REACHES ITS STUNNING CONCLUSION!
It's put up or shut up time with KORVAC as the android mastermind begins the next phase of his ascent toward absolute power, and IRON MAN begrudgingly decides to finally ask for help. But...from who? As he takes charge of new allies and tries to use HELLCAT's weakened state...

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9.0

Iron Man #4

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Dec 16, 2020

KORVAC is on the loose and Tony Stark is on the hook for it. Iron Man and Hellcat were lucky to survive their first encounter with Korvac and his new disciples, but finding him and stopping him is proving an even greater challenge. Tony is reticent to let other hero allies in on the fact that he opened up a giant can of worms all on his own, but it...

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9.5

Iron Man #3

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Tony Stark is getting tired of apologizing for being himself, especially when as Iron Man he's more powerful than most any other human being on Earth. As he wears himself out trying to do everything he can to be a force of good in the world, he's beginning to chafe at the idea that he really owes anybody anything. Is it too much to ask for a thank ...

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8.0

Iron Man #2

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Oct 21, 2020

TONY HAS COMPANY... AND HIS NAME IS KORVAC!
Tony Stark continues to roughly dismantle the fancy, shiny and sophisticated ways of his past... but the world doesn't seem quite convinced that he's changed his rich guy tune. As Iron Man, he takes the fight to the streets, looking to sacrifice himself on the altar of super heroism again and again-fi...

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8.5

Iron Man #1

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Sep 16, 2020

BIG IRON!
Tony Stark is looking to restart his engine. He decides he's going back to basics, putting away his high-tech toys and high-profile image so he can get his hands dirty again. It's time to dig into the guts of real machines, put on some old-fashioned metal and fly.
But can he really lay that Stark-sized ego down? Life isn't that s...

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10

Even better than the previous issue, but it sucks that May's issue was delayed. I'd love to continue reading this series, as I think it's worth the price of admission, but if it keeps getting delayed any further, I may have to drop this and finish it in trades.

Non-Stop Spider-Man #2

By: Joe Kelly, Chris Bachalo
Released: Apr 14, 2021

• The most action packed book in comics continues to singe your eyebrows with explosive action!
•  Something horrible is happening to Peter Parker's fellow students at EMPIRE STATE UNIVERSITY and it's all coming down hard on Spider-Man.
•  Some familiar faces introduce their fists to Spider-Man's face...

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10

I can't remember the last time I gave an audible "holy [profane word]" to a comic. I don't think I ever have. Oh wait: I did. Last time was the twists that Chip made to Spidey's history in "Spider-Man: Life Story" (not canon by the way). And he does it again for me here. Coincidence? I think not.

Story and art continue to be firing on all cylinders. I can't wait to see what Chip and the more

Spider-Man: Spider's Shadow #2

By: Chip Zdarsky, Pasqual Ferry
Released: May 12, 2021

WHAT IF PETER PARKER BECAME VENOM?
Spider-Man's vicious new approach to crime has every villain on high alert! No one is safe as Peter succumbs further to his new dark powers. Wilson Fisk wants to put an end to this deadly new Spidey once and for all, but who is really the one coordinating this takedown attempt? And with Peter haunted more by h...

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9.0

Chip Zdarsky can do no wrong, especially when it comes to penning the tales of the amazing web-slinger. As a massive fan of his and Mark Bagley's masterpiece "Spider-Man: Life Story", I was thrilled to see Chip be given another series to write on Peter Parker.

The question that this series asks has already been answered before many many years ago. However, this new era of What-If will more

Spider-Man: Spider's Shadow #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Pasqual Ferry
Released: Apr 14, 2021

WHAT IF PETER PARKER BECAME VENOM?
Peter Parker once put on an alien suit that nearly destroyed his life - but what if he'd never taken it off? Ignoring every warning, Spidey embraces the dark symbiote! Haunted by terrible nightmares and exhausted by an endless barrage of bad guys, Peter can't seem to catch a break these days. So when the Hobgo...

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The Dark Knight Detective added Spider-Man: Spider's Shadow to their pull list May 29, 2021

Spider-Man: Spider's Shadow

WHAT IF PETER PARKER BECAME VENOM?
Peter Parker once put on an alien suit that nearly destroyed his life - but what if he'd never taken it off? Ignoring every warning, Spidey embraces the dark symbiote! Haunted by terrible nightmares and exhausted by an endless barrage of bad guys, Peter can't seem to catch a break these days. So when the Hobgo...

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The Dark Knight Detective added BRZRKR to their pull list May 29, 2021

BRZRKR

* Discover the next blockbuster action franchise from the iconic KEANU REEVES in his Must Read comic book writing debut alongside New York Times best-selling co-writer Matt Kindt (Folklords, Bang!) and acclaimed artist Alessandro Vitti (Marvel's Secret Warriors) in a brutally violent new series about one immortal warrior's fight through the ages.

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