Graphic Novel Review: Batwoman, Vol. 2: Wonderland by Marguerite Bennett and James Tynion IV
3 Stars , Fiction , Graphic Novels , Latest Posts / October 15, 2018

About: Batwoman, Vol. 2: Wonderland by Marguerite Bennett and James Tynion IV (illustrated by Steve Epting and Ben Oliver) finds the heroine battling the Many Arms of Death. This issue, part of DC Comics’ Rebirth, collects issues #7 – 11. My rat­ing for Batwoman, Vol. 2: Wonderland  — 3 Buy Batwoman, Vol. 2: Wonderland  from Amazon.com* More Books by Marguerite Bennett More Books by JamesTynion IV Thoughts: Batwoman certainly is the new breakout character in the Rebirth DC universe. I really enjoyed the previous graphic novels I read and Batwoman, Vol. 2: Wonderland by Marguerite Bennett and James Tynion IV (illustrated by Steve Epting and Ben Oliver) was a solid edition. I like the new Arkham Asylum game style Scarecrow, but he still not a worthy villain – the writers solved that issue by making him a tool for the Many Arms of Death. There is very little character development to any of the characters in the book, very little interaction between Kate and her father (a major plot point in the series), which I thought was fascinating and could have really anchored the narrative. The art is great and matches the messy psyche of the story-line. This is one of…

Graphic Novel Review: Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: A Lonely Place of Living (Rebirth) by James Tynion IV
3 Stars , Fiction , Graphic Novels / July 23, 2018

About: Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: A Lonely Place of Living (Rebirth) by James Tynion IV continues the Rebirth series where we see Batman building a team of heroes. This graphic novel collects issues of Detective Comics #963-968 and Annual #1. 144 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: 1401278221   My rat­ing for Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: A Lonely Place of Living — 3 Buy Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: A Lonely Place of Living from Amazon.com* More Books by James Tynion, IV Thoughts: I keep enjoying the Rebirth series, one of the few graphic novels which I’m anxiously awaiting to read. Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 5: A Lonely Place of Living (Rebirth) by James Tynion, IV continues this addicting story-line. I enjoyed this graphic novel, it has some great moments but I thought the narrative was convoluted and difficult to follow. One of the reasons I really enjoy comics is the ability to tell a story through words and pictures, it keeps the story both complex and clean if done right. I also thought that this was a departure from a “Batman” story into something else. There is a lot going on in this volume, time travel, older (and…

Graphic Novel Review: Batman Detective Comics (Rebirth) Vol. 3: League of Shadows by James Tynion IV
5 Stars , Fiction , Graphic Novels , Latest Posts / February 12, 2018

About: Batman Detective Comics (Rebirth) Vol. 3: League of Shadows by James Tynion IV. This volume collects issues #950-956 of the Rebirthed Batman Family Team-Up title. 184 pages Publisher: DC Comics Language: English ISBN-10: 1401276091 My rat­ing for Batman Detective Comics (Rebirth) Vol. 3: League of Shadows  — 5 Buy Batman Detective Comics (Rebirth) Vol. 3: League of Shadows  from Amazon.com* More Books by James Tynion, IV Thoughts: I really believe that Batman Detective Comics (Rebirth) Vol. 3: League of Shadows by  James Tynion, IV is one of the best graphic novels I read in the last few years. The team Batman put together of Batwoman (Kate Kane), Azarel, Batwing (Lucas Fox), Clayface (Basil Karlo), and Orphan (Cassandra Cain) is really coming together cohesively and make for an excellent, character driven storyline. This book is focused on Orphan, Cassandra Cain, daughter of assassins who was brought up to be a living weapon, and the new/old Batgirl. Orphan is my favorite character of the new Bat-people lineup, she has a great background story and is an all-around great character. Mr. Tynion has done a fantastic job on this issue, he raised the story and team building to another level. While the book certainly focuses on Orphan, several…

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