Book Review: Batgirl volume 1: The Darkest Reflection

by Gail Simone, Ardian Syaf, and Vincente Cifuentes DC, 2012 ISBN: 978-1-4012-3465-1 DC’s Batgirl reboot is only a partial one. We pick up sometime after The Killing Joke, where the Joker brutalized Barbara Gordon and broke Barbara’s back. Babs is recovered, thanks to tons of physical therapy and a spinal implant. But she’s still a […]

Book Review: Black Canary and Zantanna: Bloodspell by Paul Dini and Joe Quinones

DC Comics, 2014 ISBN: 978-1-4012-1054-0 A year ago Black Canary helped bust an all-feme cat burglar gang targeting a casino. Now the members of that gang are mysteriously dying–no, committing suicide. Is it really guilt driving them, or something else? Canary enlists the help of sorceress supreme Zantanna, but in the process risks giving a […]

TV Review: iZombie season 1

Liv Moore (*rimshot*) was an overachiever headed straight for a prestigious career as a heart surgeon and a wonderful life as the wife of perfect, sweet heart throb Major Lilywhite. (Yup, enjoy the puns, folks.) And then, after being encouraged to loosen up, Liv attends a party that ends in a zombie mini-pocalypse. Liv is […]

Review: Arrow Season 2.5

by Marc Guggenheim, Keto Shimizu, Brian Ford Sullivan and Joe Bennett Personally I always find tv and movies more fun when you can tell the creators, actors, and crew are having a lot of fun with it. One of the reasons why Marvel fan culture has been more interesting to me. This book is loads […]