Daily Archives August 23, 2017

Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode One: The Enigma

Written by: James Windeler, Patrick Kevin Day & Shanon Ingles
Directed by: Kent Mudle

One year after Batman stopped Penguin, Two-Face, Lady Arkham, and the Children of Arkham in the first season of Batman: The Telltale Series, Gotham is now safer than it’s ever been thanks to Batman and Gotham’s new police commissioner, Jim Gordon. But when Gotham’s original masked criminal, The Riddler, returns, Batman is pushed to his limits to save the city once again.

The first season of Telltale’s Batman series left me cold. It had potential but felt hollow. It had interesting original villains, and new takes on old ones, but ultimately felt bloated juggling Penguin, Two-Face, and the new Lady Arkham. As a whole, it was good but marred by problems big and small...

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Robotech #1

Not just another retelling of the Macross saga … In July, the story continues as we bring Carl Macek’s original vision full circle. Taking into account every iteration of the series, this new Robotech #1 casts a fresh eye over classic characters like Rick Hunter, Lisa Hayes, Lynn Minmei, Roy Fokker, Claudia Grant, and Henry Gloval. Brian Wood and Marco Turini take us back to a Macross Island where *nothing* can be taken for granted.

There is a wide variety of anime categories out there that people gravitate towards, and I’d have to say mecha is one of the bigger ones. I certainly enjoy mecha shows, mostly because I just love robots in general. It’s been a while since I’ve touched anything Robotech, so I was actually quite excited to check out issue one of this new comic incarnation.

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