Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia

I suppose that it is possible that someday Greg Rucka will write something that I don’t like, but it hasn’t happened yet. Hiketeia is a beautifully written and beautifully illustrated book which is both a gripping story and a thoughtful…

Teen Titans, vol. 1: A Kid’s Game

Introduction Gotham’s shadows color every Batman story. Her buildings loom better than the Bat himself. She has always been the unnamed lead actor in the Batman universe. As Bruce asks himself in this series, did Gotham make him, or did…

Testament

Testament is a work I was not expecting to adore for the very simple reason that I’m entirely unaware of most of the stories of the Old Testament. I have virtually no religious background and so even well-known stories are…

Robin: Year One

Chuck Dixon is one with his inner Dick Grayson. This is a good thing, because the original Boy Wonder leaps off the page at you. He is a real, engaging and endearing character. He takes the bad guys down with…

Hikaru No Go, vol. 1

What’s a 6th grader to do when he’s suddenly cohabiting his own body with a master Go player from the Heian period (think early medieval Europe in the West)? Well, basically, he plays go. Go is a game similar to…