Shiny Shelf
By Jim Smith on 03 August 2003 Comments Off

You know, you’re probably thinking that’s it’s ridiculous that it’s taken us five days to review last week’s ‘Batman’, and you’re right.

By Mark Clapham on 01 July 2003 Comments Off

This impressive collection brings together short stories, fill-ins and one-offs written by Alan Moore for DC Comics in the mid 1980s…

By Mark Clapham on 21 June 2003 Comments Off

‘Birds of Prey’ comes to CNX (a cable channel seemingly programmed to my personal demographic) under a cloud of cancellation, having seen a spectacular decline in ratings during its brief run on the WB network…

By Mark Clapham on 04 March 2003 Comments Off

No, Batman does not battle with a high fibre diet in this issue, no matter
what his expression on the cover of this issue might suggest (a memorable
image tragically missing from the illustration here)…

By Jim Smith on 01 March 2003 Comments Off

The Lee/Loeb Batman continues to lead the pack for mainstream superheroics this month…

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By Mark Clapham on 08 February 2003 Comments Off

The Bruce Wayne: Fugitive story arc seems to be moving into its climactic stages, with various threads coming to a head…

By Mark Clapham on 08 February 2003 Comments Off

At this rate we may need to rename the site ‘Brubaker Shelf’…

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By Mark Clapham on 06 February 2003 Comments Off

Who said two heads are better than one?

By Mark Clapham on 24 November 2002 Comments Off

The UK Cartoon Network have been showing this excellent new series across the last few weekends and, as their Australian counterparts did earlier this year, have broadcast this pivotal two-parter before it has even been shown in the States…

By Jim Smith on 08 November 2002 Comments Off

Everyone is going to be reviewing this and I’m sure everyone will be saying the same kind of things.

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By Lance Parkin on 05 August 2002 Comments Off

When DC put out The Filth, 100%, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2 and then Dark Knight II 3 in consecutive weeks, you do have to wonder why comics fanboys think they’ve dropped the ball of late…

By Jim Smith on 12 July 2002 Comments Off

Birds of Prey is the much-anticipated and widely leaked pilot episode for a new hourly drama series based on the strictly second division DC comic book. Fortunately it is, with a couple of caveats, really rather good.

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By Lance Parkin on 26 June 2002 Comments Off

The Hiketeia is an ancient Greek ritual where a supplicant places themselves under the protection of another person. They must be protected at all costs…