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BSR Flashback: Batman #497 (L July 1993)

Posted by jadecanary on June 16, 2008

The Broken Bat
Knightfall Part 11
by Doug Moench (w)
Jim Aparo (p)
and Dick Giordano (i)

Broken… and done.

With Batman: R.I.P. in full swing, I’m reminded of the last time Batman got his ass handed to him, Knightfall. Knightfall was a 19-part epic (with sort-of cross-ins) featuring the official first assault on Gotham by 1993 Villain of the Year Bane. Bane made his first appearance in the Vengeance of Bane Special. Read the rest of this entry »


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Jelly and Cheese: June 9, 2008

Posted by jadecanary on June 9, 2008

Fans of the original BENDING STEEL (includes my wife and my mom, among no others) will recognize a Jelly and Cheese title. The following is my pull-list from this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Detective Comics #845

Posted by jadecanary on June 8, 2008

The Riddle Unanswered
by Paul Dini (w)
Dustin Nguyen (p)
and Derek Fridolfs (i)

Next thing you know she’ll be trading in her top hat and fishnets for a cape and cowl. “Bat-anna”. Has a ring to it.

I don’t care about what people say about COUNTDOWN, I still like Paul; Dini’s writing. His run on DETECTIVE COMICS has been really good. Take, for example, what he has done with The Riddler. Right from the start, he has taken a fun Bat-Villain and made him a recurring character with solid dialogue that doesn’t involve holding someone hostage and sending the exact address to Gotham PD in the form of a riddle. The Riddler, Private Detective has been an excellent support character, and a thorn in the side to the real detective. (and the book is called DETECTIVE COMICS!) Read the rest of this entry »

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