Batman Day 2020

With 2020 being what it is, I was surprised we’d have an official Batman Day – but here it is! September 19th, 2020. But, unlike normal years, I don’t really have events or excessive travel. Honestly, aside from a shop Batman Day sale – it’s all going to be at home celebrating.

So, what DO you do for Batman Day during a pandemic?

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Review: Something is Killing the Children #10

Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Werther Dell’Edera
Colors: Miquel Muerto
Letters: Andworld Design
Publisher: BOOM! Studios

When Erica’s Handler forces a confrontation on the street of Archer’s Peak, Erica must decide where her loyalties lie — to her employers, or to the people who need her?

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Review: You Look Like Death: Tales from the Umbrella Academy #1

Written by Gerard Way and Shaun Simon
Art and colors by I.N.J. Culbard
Letters by Nate Piekos of Blambot
Umbrella Academy created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá

Dark Horse Comics – 9/16/2020

The first Umbrella Academy spin off series! When 18-year-old Seance gets himself kicked out of the Umbrella Academy, and his allowance discontinued by Hargreeves, he takes to a place where his ghoulish talents will be appreciated—Hollywood. After a magical high on a vampire-drug-lord’s stash, Klaus needs help, and doesn’t have his siblings there to save him. Seance gets his own miniseries! 

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Review: Vlad Dracul #2

Writer: Matteo Strukul

Artist: Andrea Mutti

In order to protect his land and his country’s children from slavery at the hands of the Ottoman Empire, a fate that he knows too well as he suffered as one of those child slaves, Vlad launches an attack at Targoviste with twenty-four thousand knights changing the tide of the war. With morale low after this crushing defeat, Mehmet II the Conqueror, reveals his secret weapon, Radu, Vlad’s own brother, turning this crusade from a religious to a fratricidal war.

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Review: The Crude Knight

Welcome to Avalon Oil, a family run oil company founded in the Geyser Age. Every 30 years, unknown to the larger world, something happens to the well beneath this oil field. Something wakes up.

First the sword Excalibur appears.The oil, imbued with the magic of Avalon possesses anyone it touches –Turning them into Knight of Avalon, hellbent on razing the Earth to lay the foundation for their empire’s return.

The duty then falls on the current Oil Baron, heir to Avalon Oil, to draw Excalibur and plunge its molten remains back into the oil well.

The Crude Knight is a 5 issue limited series that follows Jonathan’s struggle against the workers of his family’s oil field turned warriors of Avalon.

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Review: Strange Adventures #1

Written by Tom King
Interior and cover artists: Mitch Gerads and Evan “Doc” Shaner
Letterer: Clayton Cowles

“Adam Strange is the hero of Rann, a man famous throughout the galaxy for his bravery and honor. After leading his adopted home to victory in a great planetary war, Adam and his wife Alanna retire to Earth, where they are greeted by cheers, awards, and parades. But not all is as happy and nice as it seems, as the decisions Adam made during battles on Rann come back to haunt his family and threaten the entire DC Universe. And now a surprise DC hero will have to choose between saving Adam Strange and saving the world.  
A story like no other, Strange Adventures is an ambitious, thrilling, shocking, and beautiful 12-issue saga that will push Adam Strange to the breaking point-and beyond!”

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