Batman: The Return #1 (2011): Sweet Sound of Glory and Order and Architecture

Batman: The Return #1 (2011)

Batman: The Return (2011) (Morrison, Finch, Steigerwald, Sharpe) is a one-shot from an absolute superstar team of creative talent set to bridge two eras as Bruce returns to the cape and cowl following Dick’s time as Batman but this particular issue finds true success in how the Batfamily has held down Gotham in his stead.


X-Force Special: Ain’t No Dog (2008) #1: Whose Hands Are Clean?

X-Force Special: Ain’t No Dog

There may not be much heart involved, but I’m guessing that’s not really what this story is getting at either, and that’s okay. Sometimes you just want to see Wolverine take out a whole group of fanatics in the most violent way possible while screaming “Jeezus I love this!”, and that’s exactly what X-Force Special: Ain’t No Dog #1 (Huston, Aaron, Palo, Dell’Edera) delivers.