As a parent, navigating the world of comic books can be tricky, at times. So very many of the “classic” super hero comics have shockingly mature story lines that are in no way appropriate for kids. Others rely so heavily on crossover issues (see: the entire Civil War story lines) that it’s just silly to […]
It’s time for everyone’s favorite game of the month: Why, oh why do I keep reading Gotham Academy? The answer is that my daughter reads GA, and I don’t let her read anything without pre-screening it, sooooooooo, onward I suffer. Gotham Academy: Second Semester #5 isn’t even that bad of an issue, it just continues the established […]
Just when you think Gotham Academy had circled the wagons and were ready to proceed on the right foot, they derail again. Big surprise.
Throughout Gotham Academy‘s run, I’ve often lamented that it’s really two series as war with one another. On one hand, there is a delightful, Nancy Drew mixed with Scooby Doo mystery-solving adventure, and the other there is a high school drama within the DC/Gotham universe. The former is when the series is at its absolute […]
Just when I think Jonathan Hickman’s The Black Monday Murders has reached its apex of awesome and horrifying, the series up the ante by half. The Black Monday Murders #3 feels like the official plunge into the depths of madness, as if the issues prior to this were just flirting with it. Oh, did I […]