Get hyped: BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH

By Alex Batts — BATMAN: Last Knight on Earthfrom Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathon Glapion, and FCO Plascenciahits stands at the end of this month, and I don’t think my hype levels could be any higher. Admittedly, I’m a HUGE Snyder/Capullo fanboy, but I know I’m far from the only one. Their run on Batman was the first comic I ever read month-to-month, and I’ll always have a special place in my heart for it. Also, it’s just so damn good. The pair started their work on Batman in 2011with the New 52 relaunch, and now…

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What’s Up With Batman’s Knightmares Story Arc?

By Alex Batts — Before we dive into the recent arc of Batman that just wrapped yesterday, I’d like to review the basic info to make sure we’re all up to speed. Also, this serves as a SPOILER WARNING. I will be discussing events from Tom King’s Batman run leading up to issue 61 as well as the events of this story arc, issues 61-69. I’ll avoid divulging everything that happens in these issues, mainly because…

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REVIEW: Tom King’s Batman #69 is a gorgeous ending to an audacious story arc

By Zack Quaintance — This is it, everyone, the six-part largely separate Knightmares story arc has now come to an end. This has been an audacious set of stories, each illustrated by a different artist and designed to explore a different part of Batman’s psyche, revealing as they did that our hero was suffering some form of torture. Remember those old campy and elaborate death traps Batman always got stuck in back in Batman ‘66? Well, this arc has been like that, but the booby trap is Batman’s own…

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A Batman Comics Reading Guide

By Alex Batts — I consider myself a die-hard Batman fan. Lucky for me there are a ton (to put it mildly) of Batman stories out there to read. Unlucky for me, however, it’s a bit difficult to find one easy-to-digest checklist of Batman comics to read. Which made me wonder, how great would it be to have one comprehensive and organized reading guide for the Caped Crusader? What if I could find the magical list I was looking for? Well, folks, I stopped wondering and went out and made the thing myself.

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