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Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy #1 (review) at Forces of Geek

Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy #1 (review) at Forces of Geek

Harley and Poison Ivy have been BFFs for a number of years now. Jody Houser hops on with the squad train to give us Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy #1 of #6.

Batman / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #5 (review) at Forces of Geek

Batman / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #5 (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

‘Wonder Woman #77’ (review) at Forces of Geek! (Spoilers)

‘Wonder Woman #77’ (review) at Forces of Geek! (Spoilers)

Steve Trevor attempts to spare Diana and Atlantiades from the sight of a fallen god in the latest Wonder Woman #77.

‘Aquaman #51’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Aquaman #51’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

Aquaman #51 takes us from the landmark anniversary issue to a much more grounded and familiar place for the King of Atlantis.

‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #4’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #4’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

‘Archie vs. Predator II #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Archie vs. Predator II #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

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‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #3’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #3’ (review) at Forces of Geek

“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.

‘Aquaman #49’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Aquaman #49’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

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.

‘Dog Days of Summer #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Dog Days of Summer #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #1’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III #1’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

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 #68’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #68’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

‘The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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 #66’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #66’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

‘Wonder Woman #65’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #65’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Last issue’s conflict between Wonder Woman and Veronica Cale is heating up with “The Grudge Part 2” in Wonder Woman #65.


Old Lady Harley #5 (review) at Forces of Geek

Old Lady Harley #5 (review) at Forces of Geek

Old Lady Harley #5 concludes this mini-series from the sick mind of Frank Tieri.

‘Wonder Woman #64’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #64’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

‘Wonder Woman #63’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #63’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

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 (review) at Forces of Geek

Wonder Woman #62 (review) at Forces of Geek

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.

‘Green Arrow #48’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Green Arrow #48’ (review) at Forces of Geek

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!