Skip to main content

7/4/2018 - Trade Review - robin: Son of Batman, Vol. 1


    Patrick Gleason. I thought you needed Peter J. Tomasi to make magic. Boy wonder, was I wrong. I did a list of my top ten favorite Marvel superheroes in my very first review. I am going to show you my top ten DC superheroes list, now:

1) Batman
2)Dick Grayson (doesn't have to be Nightwing)
3) Hal Jordan
4) Zatanna
5) Black Canary
6) Huntress
7) Robin: Damian Wayne
8) Guy Gardiner
9) Star Girl
10) Swamp Thing

   Notice a pattern there? Yeah, I have a thing for people from Gotham. Patrick Gleason takes Damian far out of Gotham for this book, as he goes through his "Year of Blood", a self imposed year of penance, making up for his past crimes. It is pretty fantastic stuff, quite adult and deep for a character that is probably about twelve years old, at this point. The characters I listed above have gone through some major changes, during the New 52. In the case of Zatanna, Huntress, and Black Canary, these changes were not for the better, and luckily talented writers were able to return these characters to their glory, during DC Rebirth.
    Damian, however, has stayed consistently great, whether he is in the hands of Grant Morrison, Peter J. Tomasi or Patrick Gleason. I give this a four out of five stars, a "Really liked it" on Goodreads.com.


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

ALIEN DAY - 4/26/2022 - ALIENS (1986) LIVE DISCUSSION !!

via IFTTT

6/27/2018 - Let's just get into this!

Welcome…. why are you here?    There are three things that I am going to talk about, in this safe little blog space. It is the perfect little digital coffee shop (minus the coffee) where we can have an actual discussion. Please, leave as many comments as you like. We can go back and forth. I would much rather take the time to talk to you, in my little digital domain, than go back and forth on Twitter or Facebook.    Wouldn’t it be amazing, if somehow some milk-like cortical fluid dripped out of my brain and passed through my hands, into the part of your brain that goes “Hey, this is something that will affect you today?” It probably won’t happen, but if you ever do share one of these posts with another person, well, then I think that might the the greatest thing that could happen to me.     Hey, let’s get to those three things: I will review comic book trades and novels . I call them comic book trades, not graphic novels. None of that pretentious shit here, in my

YELLOWJACKETS (SHOWTIME TV SERIES) EPISODE 10 " SIC TRANSIT GLORIA MUNDI" LIVE REVIEW

via IFTTT