Batman: Vol. 3: Death of the Family (The New 52!), by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo & Jonathan Glapion — a comic book review

While I wasn’t actively buying comic books during the DC Comics revamp and relaunch of its entire line, known collectively as “The New 52,” I was aware it was happening. Jim Lee’s redesign of all the major DC superheroes was big news and got some press coverage. Superman’s uniform was altered to more resemble the […]

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Justice League: Volume 2: The Villain’s Journey, by Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Scott Williams & Others (The New 52!) — a comic book review

I’m not accusing anyone of bait-and-switch. I should have done my homework. If you read my review of the first volume of this New 52 iteration of Justice League, it’s pretty clear that the major selling point for this book was the artwork of Jim Lee and Scott Williams, two artists I’ve admired for, well, […]

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Batman Vol. 2: The City of Owls (The New 52!), by Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo & the rest — a comic book review

  “The rest” are Jonathan Glapion, James Tynion IV, Becky Cloonan, Andy Clarke, Rafael Albuquerque and Jason Fabok in this case. Too many names to include in my title, although I want to give credit where it’s due. The material in this TPB dates back to 2012 and includes Batman #8-12 and Batman Annual #1. […]

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Justice League: Volume 1: Origin, by Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, and Scott Williams — a comic book review (the new 52!)

Okay, you had me at Jim Lee and Scott Williams. Justice League: Volume 1: Origin collects Justice League 1-6, originally published in 2011-2012 as part of The New 52 relaunch of DC Comics following the conclusion of the “Flashpoint” crossover storyline. Since then, beginning in 2016, DC has gone through a Rebirth, which I believe […]

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