Author Archives: Jay Barrett

Fire and Suicide: The Legacy of THE DARK PHOENIX SAGA

Fire and Suicide: The Legacy of THE DARK PHOENIX SAGA

Eleven is going to kill herself at the end of Stranger Things. Bold claim, I know. Especially since I don’t know how many seasons are left, nor have I uncovered any insider information in the coffee shop I’m sitting in. But listen, Eleven, Mike, and the rest of the gang are going to come up

Review: BATMAN #62

BATMAN #62 Written by Tom King Art by Mitch Gerads, Clayton Cowles Edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr Published by DC Comics Release Date: January 9, 2019 ***SPOILER WARNING*** Batman #62 is a deliriously delicious disaster piece that all at once illustrates the fractured mindscape of The Dark Knight, recaps Tom King’s entire run

Review: BATMAN #61

BATMAN #61 Written by Tom King Art by Travis Moore, Tamra Bonvillain, and Clayton Cowles Edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr Published by DC Comics Release Date: December 19, 2018 Batman #61 is yet another devastatingly disturbing cut in Tom King’s surgical dissection of The Dark Knight’s psyche. After the cataclysmic cliffhanger of

Review: THE GREEN LANTERN #1

THE GREEN LANTERN #1 Written by Grant Morrison Art by Liam Sharp, Steve Oliff, and Tom Orzechowski Edited by Jessica Chen and Brian Cunningham Published by DC Comics Release Date: November 7, 2018 Grant Morrison’s Green Lantern #1 is chaotic, exciting, and forebodingly insidious. Grant Morrison’s signature moves are character deconstruction and meta-commentary by using

Review: BATMAN #53

BATMAN #53 Written by Tom King Art by Lee Weeks, Elizabeth Breitweiser, and Clayton Cowles Edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr Published by DC Comics Release Date: August 15, 2018 Batman #53 is the cathartic climax to the “Cold Days” story and sees Bruce Wayne resolve to rebuild himself from his lowest point.

Review: BATMAN #52

BATMAN #52 Written by Tom King Art by Lee Weeks, Elizabeth Breitweiser, and Clayton Cowles Edited by Jamie S. Rich and Brittany Holzherr Published by DC Comics Release Date: August 1, 2018 Has someone you loved ever left you? Someone who didn’t just hold your heart, someone who didn’t just make you happy — someone

Review: JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #4

JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE #4 Written by Scott Snyder, Joshua Williamson, James Tynion IV Art by Francis Manapul, Hi-Fi, Andworld Design Edited by Andrea Shea, Rebecca Taylor, Marie Javins Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 30, 2018 I don’t think anyone understands the DC Universe better than Scott Snyder, Joshua Williamson, and James Tynion

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