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LEGO DC: Batman – Family Matters (movie review) at Forces of Geek

LEGO DC: Batman – Family Matters (movie review) at Forces of Geek

LEGO DC: Batman – Family Matters is the latest in the direct to video DC Comics and Lego line of films, starring Troy Baker as Batman in a tale that looks at the Jason Todd origin story with a gentle temper, suitable for kids.

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.

‘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.

‘Batman: Hush’ (movie review, DCAU) at Forces of Geek

‘Batman: Hush’ (movie review, DCAU) at Forces of Geek

Batman takes on Superman who has, like Catwoman, succumbed to Poison Ivy’s charms.

For those familiar with the comic, we’re introduced to all star surgeon and childhood friend of Bruce Wayne, Tommy Elliot. Read The Review: https://www.forcesofgeek.com/2019/08/batman-hush-review.html?fbclid=IwAR3MVNDNSybR2b7-nA_g3za5nGnNwTEHTs447A3OLqBcjLOfHcB8RCMQyfI

‘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.

READ MORE: https://www.forcesofgeek.com/2019/07/archie-vs-predator-ii-1-review.html

Aquaman #50 (Review) on Forces Of Geek

Aquaman #50 (Review) on Forces Of Geek

Aquaman reaches a landmark 50th issue this week, and as expected we get more than your typical issue.



‘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.

‘Downton Abbey’ Arrives in Boston (Downton Abbey Exhibition preview at Forces of Geek)

‘Downton Abbey’ Arrives in Boston (Downton Abbey Exhibition preview at Forces of Geek)

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition has landed in Boston at The Castle at Park Plaza for an extremely limited three month run. An appropriately themed afternoon tea was held on Friday, June 14th, featuring Executive Chairman of Carnival Films, Gareth Neame, and members of the press and socialites (aka social media influencers).

‘Wonder Woman #73’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #73’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Guest writer Steve Orlando takes over for a special fill-in issue.

In a convenient flashback to her childhood, Diana tells the tale of Dimension Chi, an alternate dimension referenced at the end of the last issue.

‘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.

‘Wonder Woman #72’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #72’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Maggie and her magic sword have lead Wonder Woman to a Minotaur’s lair in Wonder Woman #72.

‘Dark Phoenix’ (review) at Forces Of Geek - Spoilers!

‘Dark Phoenix’ (review) at Forces Of Geek - Spoilers!

…there is an extended train fight, daresay, ‘train battle’ that of course perked me right up! Lots of metal for Magneto to play with in a train fight!

‘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.

‘Wonder Woman #71’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #71’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

Summergrove, CT is a mess of broken promises, broken homes and broken hearts now that Aphrodite’s son Atlantiades has taken over in Wonder Woman #71.

‘Aquaman #48’ (review) at Forces of Geek

‘Aquaman #48’ (review) at Forces of Geek

Aquaman #48 returns the birth name to the titular character and seeks to reset the memories of the amnesiac Arthur Curry by returning him to the depths of the ocean.

‘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 #69’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

‘Wonder Woman #69’ (review) at Forces Of Geek

Love, exciting and new. Except when it’s not. Except when it’s everyone falling under the spell of lust in Summergrove, CT.