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Required Reading – Batman:Knightfall part 1

“If I didn’t want his blood so badly…I would almost pity him.” Despite what is displayed in the movie that shall not be named, Bane is one of Batman’s most intelligent and formidable foes. A couple days ago I took [...]

July 19, 2012 Features
The Dark Knight Returns

Required Reading: Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (1986)

Picture this, if you will: me, preparing for my specialized exam, the final step before writing my dissertation and earning my PhD.  All that stands between me and the freedom to write what I wanted is a conference room, four [...]

July 18, 2012 Features

A Dummy’s Guide to DC Comics’ “New 52” Batman Titles

If you’re like me, than you too are probably wondering what in the world is going on with all of these Batman titles DC Comics has been releasing since their “New 52” reboot last year. There’s Batman, Detective Comics, Batman: The [...]

July 18, 2012 Features

Review: Batman #11 – Special Mea Culpa Edition

Last month, in one of my reviews, I wrote a piece explaining my dissatisfaction with the twist ending in DC Comics’ Batman #10, written by Scott Snyder and drawn by Greg Capullo. Since I was the only reviewer out there [...]

July 16, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
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Batman Recommends: How to Keep Busy Until Dark Knight Rises

No one likes a top ten list more than me. It’s true. Sometimes before bedtime I make Alfred tell me the top ten reasons why being Batman was a perfectly sane choice for a boy who watched his parents die. [...]

July 9, 2012 Movies and TV
Super Hero Beat Down from Bat In the Sun Productions

Super Hero Beat Down: Batman vs Wolverine

Super Hero Beat Down is a web series from Bat in the Sun productions that pits two super-powered legends against each other to see who would win in a head to head battle.  Created by director Aaron Schoenke and his father [...]

June 27, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

Review: Batman #10

DC Comics’ Batman, written by Scott Snyder (American Vampire and Swamp Thing) and drawn by Greg Capullo, has been a brilliant re-launch to date. Unfortunately, issue #10 draws from the clichéd list of twist endings and flounders. The story starts [...]

June 20, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
Batman: Prey

Review – Batman: Prey

One thing that sticks out in DC Comics‘ reprint of Prey and Terror (packaged together under the former title, both created by Doug Moench and Paul Gulacy) is the fetishism.  Both stories are steeped in it with the way many [...]

June 19, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

Review: American Vampire – Lord of Nightmares #1

DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint release of American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares issue #1 by writer Scott Snyder (Batman and Swamp Thing) and artist Dustin Nguyen adds an interesting wrinkle to Snyder’s acclaimed series. Taking a detour from the main characters [...]

June 18, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

Wizard World Philly 2012: Cosplay Extravaganza

Comic conventions are one of my all time favorite things. They are a great place to go out to and have some fun with a veritable cornucopia of different people that all share similar interests and that can generally get [...]

June 6, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

Comic Confidential # 8- What The Flux with Larry Jarrell Jr.

Ever since I started here at, I wanted to make it my mission to spotlight the small press and indie creators that don’t get the attention they deserve.    These publishers and creators are the true innovators in the industry.    What [...]

June 1, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

Review: Batman Annual #1

Writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV have teamed up with artist Jason Fabok for DC Comics‘ Batman Annual #1, featuring Mr. Freeze in a follow-up to the Night of the Owls storyline. First off, one of the things Snyder [...]

May 30, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
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Review: Batman Incorporated #1

DC Comics, along with writer Grant Morrison and artist Chris Burnham, were wise to bring the Batman Incorporated idea into the fold of the new 52 revamp. Batman Incorporated #1 picks up where Morrison left off with the one-off, transitional [...]

May 28, 2012 ZDONOTUSE
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Comic Confidential #7- How Can We Save Printed Comics?

    In a recent installment of “Comic Confidential,” I talked about the death of the printed comic and the rise of digital sales.   I also talked with fellow comic creator Mike Hall about education comics and how that could [...]

May 26, 2012 Features, ZDONOTUSE
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Story Mode: Justice League Alternates, Jason Suave DEO File

Subject Name: Jason Suave (aka Dude) File Number: 166 File Start Date: 12/28/2011   Real Name: Jason Suave Occupation: Crimefighter Marital Status: Single Race: Caucasian Gender: Male Height: 6’ Weight: 165 lbs Eye Color: Green Hair Color: Brown   Physical [...]

May 19, 2012 ZDONOTUSE

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