IDW and DC’s joint venture Batman/TMNT III hits its penultimate issue this week with #5. It’s Batman and the green ‘modern’ turtles with Shredder vs Joker and the Foot Clan robots.
Steve Trevor attempts to spare Diana and Atlantiades from the sight of a fallen god in the latest Wonder Woman #77.
Aquaman #51 takes us from the landmark anniversary issue to a much more grounded and familiar place for the King of Atlantis.
Crisis in a Half Shell continues with part four in Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #4. The third volume in the Batman/TMNT crossover franchise shifts away from Eastman’s drawings this issue but he does provide the variant cover.
While falling asleep in art history class was a subject I excelled in, I do remember talking about “the ‘fungibility of text’. Meaning, mutually interchangeable.
“Crisis On A Half Shell” continues the limited series of Batman TMNT III with issue #3, incorporating elements from classic TMNT with a mashup of origins for The Dark Knight.
Arthur Curry is learning more about his past self and is memory is coming back about who he is and what his relationship with Mera means courtesy of mysterious ocean creature Mother Shark in Aquaman #49.
Sometimes, an assignment just ‘gets me’. And this week’s single issue comic review has me kicking back in my mind to those days at Cape Cod in the dead of summer with nothing but a walk to the beach or into the center of town for some good spinner rack perusal.
Batman/TMNT III #1 kicks off a brand new arc to conclude his popular series and to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Batman and the 35th anniversary of the Ninja Turtles.
Wonder Woman wraps up its second major story arc from the mind of writer G. Willow Wilson. ‘The Giants War’ ends after three issues as the new status is maintained.
This all-star Batman team of Tynion, Snyder and Risso seeks to expand on the Dark Knight: Metalstoryline with what would normally be an Elseworlds tale with The Batman Who Laughs: Grim Knight #1.
Wonder Woman and Aphrodite are on a mission to find out the mystery of the missing Mount Olympus and Wonder Woman’s mother in Wonder Woman #66. They call upon longtime enemy Giganta to take on rocky beasts and form an even rockier alliance.
Last issue’s conflict between Wonder Woman and Veronica Cale is heating up with “The Grudge Part 2” in Wonder Woman #65.
The trinity of DC’s most exalted heroes are in a great place right now with creative teams. Superman has Bendis, Tom King and Peter Tomasi are exploring the titular Batman titles and now Wonder Woman, more than a full story arc in, is hitting a nice stride as G. Willow Wilson puts her stamp on Diana’s legend.
A Griffin and a Pegasus walk into the Border Patrol office.
Sorry, that’s really what’s happening here in Wonder Woman #63, not a setup for a joke!
Wonder Woman #62 wraps up the first story arc for G. Willow Wilson on Diana Prince’s book and changes the way Wonder Woman and Ares relate to each other from here on out.
Don’t be surprised by the vertigo you feel when you look at the new creative team for Green Arrow #48. What’s real? Where’s Ollie? Who’s Canary? We kid, and we all know that Green Arrow is firmly planted in the verdant city of Seattle, with his partner-in-scream Black Canary taking this city-saving business really seriously this time!