jason todd

With Batman near death the Phantom Stranger assembles Robins throughout time to save the Dark Knight Detective. Dick Grayson (in his original Nightwing costume), Jason Todd, Tim Drake, Stephanie Brown, Damian, and Carrie Kelly are all brought together to save their partner.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

With DC Comics reboot of their entire universe with 52 new first issues looming ever closer I continue to take a look at what I would do if I rebooted the DCU.

Where I could I kept ideas DC wanted to explore in the relaunch (when not incredibly stupid like Voodoo), and even included titles I’m personally not all that high on but characters I know have a devoted fan base. You’ll find I’ve also kept far more of the current titles than DC’s proposed reboot, and brought back a few personal favorites as well.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

The most recent Red Hood storyline comes to a (somewhat disappointing) close in this issue. Whether events were cut short to make room for DC’s new reboot, or not, that’s certainly how things feel here.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Writer Judd Winick, who seems to be all over the DCU these days, takes over the writing duties with this issue. It’s appropriate that Winick writes the return of Jason Todd story as it was his tale that brought the former Robin back from the dead and transformed him into a bloodthirsty anti-hero.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

I’m posting this ‘specially for monkey who will immediately go into a five-minute tirade whenever Superboy’s reality punch is mentioned. Think Brightest Day kinda sucks? At least no character punched reality right in the face to bring everyone back to life this time. Check out the rest of Cracked’s 5 Absurd Ways Comic Books Have Resurrected Dead Super-Heroes.

{ 0 comments }


The decision to return Jason Todd to the land of the living was questionable and best. Other than his initial run as the Red Hood in “Under the Hood” (also by Judd Winick) the character was pushed aside to waste away. And when he has been used the stories have been mediocre at best (*cough*Grant Morrison*cough*).

[click to continue…]

{ 1 comment }