book review

‘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.

‘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 #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 #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!

‘DC New Talent Showcase #1’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘DC New Talent Showcase #1’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

This year marks the third installment in the modern era of a comic series or type of comic that seemed to be more prevalent in the days of spinner racks and hard bubble gum in your sports cards.

‘Old Lady Harley #2’ (review) at Forces Of Geek!

‘Old Lady Harley #2’ (review) at Forces Of Geek!


Frank Tieri’s wild ride into a Mad Max future and more than a hat tip to a comic property across the street with Old Lady Harley continues with issue #2 (of 5). The cover from longtime Harley artist Amanda Connor reveals what lies within “Anarchy in Arkham”.

‘The Sandman Universe #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘The Sandman Universe #1’ (review) at Forces of Geek

This week marks the first return of Gaiman to Sandman since 2013’s Sandman Overture prequel released 17 years after The Sandman #75 and some notable spinoffs. The anthology first issue for The Sandman Universe arrived this week to solve the mystery of the missing Dream of the Endless.

‘Green Arrow #43’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Green Arrow #43’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Julie and Shawna Benson take over on Green Arrow after a long run on Batgirl and the Birds of Prey – Rebirth