Author Archives: Matt Santori



BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN #2  Written by Darwyn Cooke (Backup by Len Wein) Art by Darwyn Cooke (Backup by John Higgins) Release Date: July 11, 2012 Now, we are officially cooking with gas. Minutemen was clearly the launch book for DC’s look back at the Watchmen universe for a reason. It could easily be seen as

Review: BATGIRL #11 and VOLUME 1 HC

BATGIRL #11 BATGIRL VOL. 1: THE DARKEST REFLECTION Written by Gail Simone Art by Ardian Syaf and Vicente Cifuentes Release Date: July 11, 2012 Batgirl’s first encounter with her newest foe Knightfall continues and it seems the villain’s reach in Gotham City is more than she bargained for. A criminal heiress who spent time in


INFINITE CRISIS OMNIBUS Written by Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka, Judd Winick, Gail Simone, Bill Willingham, Dave Gibbons, et al. Art by Phil Jimenez, Ivan Reis, Jesus Saiz, Dale Eaglesham, Ian Churchill, George Perez, et al. Release Date: June 27, 2012 The DC Universe faced its darkest days in 2005. This is the complete story of

Crisis of Epic Proportion: The Case of That (Bat)Girl

You may not know this, but I fancy myself quite the ladies’ man. In truth, I’ve always had much more of a soft spot for female super-heroes than for their male counterparts. Maybe it was because they seemed to have worked so hard to get where they were. Maybe it was the fabulous outfits (looking

Crisis of Epic Proportion: The Case of Alan Scott

As a young comic reader, I imagined that when you died, one significant perk of heaven would be the ability to read every comic book ever written — past, present or future. Who would be a member of the Justice League in 2086? (Betcha Superman’s going to be there.) Would the Teen Titans have teens