Tag Archive for DC Comics

Flash, vol. 4: Blitz

Just a few years ago, superheroes existed in a world that was very distant from ours. The problems they faced on a daily basis (alien menaces or villains with futuristic technology) were not really seen in the adult world. Newspapers…

Batman: Broken City

Batman has always had an edge of melodrama, but Brian Azzarello has really taken that to heart. Batman spends the better part of this book wandering around Gotham solving the kidnapping and death of the young sister of a gangster…

Tom Strong, Book Two

The second Tom Strong book doesn’t follow Book 1 chronologically but instead explores various plot threads that are only hinted at in the previous volume. In one episode a young Dhalua waits on Attabar Teru dreaming of Tom until she…

Tom Strong, Book One

Sometime in the early years of the 20th century inventor Sinclair Strong and his wife Susan land on the island of Attabar Teru. The Strongs have come to the island to bring up their son Tomas as the perfect human…

Robin: Unmasked!

Tim Drake is the third boy to wear the Robin suit, but he’s the first one who’s had to break curfew to do it. The question is, what happens when his parents find out? How would you react if you…

From Eroica with Love, vol. 1

Originally published in 1976, Eroica is a shonen-ai classic. It centers around the adventures of Earl Dorian Red Gloria a.k.a. the Earl of Gloria a.k.a. Eroica, international art thief, and his various conquests and thefts across the globe. The Earl…

Superman: Secret Identity

Superman and his multi-dimensional counterparts have a complicated history, and Kurt Busiek manages to explain most of it in his introduction, telling us that this book is the story of the Earth-Prime Superman, the one that exists on a world…