For the last several years, it’s been a unique pleasure to experience a side of Gotham we’ve never seen before. Instead of a violent and gothic exploration of the things we fear, Gotham Academy has shown us that even in dark places, love and friendship can thrive. However, all good stories eventually come to an end. […]
Since the book was first announced, Gotham Academy has always been the square peg in a round Bat hole. Surely a tale about friendship, intrigue, good times with your best friends, and pizza didn’t belong in the bleak world of modern Batman? Then you read Gotham Academy’s first issues and were proven dead wrong. Maps Mizoguchi, […]
by Rosie Knight Over the last year I spent some time in comics retail, working at my favourite local comic shop, London’s renowned Orbital Comics. In this series of articles, I’ll be looking at some of the trends I observed whilst I was there, focusing on the positive changes that are happening in the industry. […]
Gotham Academy, one of the critical bright spots of the DC lineup, is about to get some new artistic talent on board for a short time. Series co-writer Brenden Fletcher announced on a panel today at NYCC, that the Gotham youth-focused series, in its second year, will be shifting into the teenage side of the […]
At SDCC ’15 I talked with the Burnside Batgirl crew about their creative origins, how the look that launched a thousand cosplays came to be, how to handle creative criticism, and their earliest con experiences.
By Harper W. Harris The Fletcher-Verse: this is what superfans like to call the little corner of the DC Universe that’s penned (or co-penned) by Brenden Fletcher, including Batgirl, Gotham Academy, and the new Black Canary series. I got a chance to sit down with Brenden to discuss his inspirations, approach, and general disregard for […]
Week Two of Kyle’s DC Universe adventure
This past weekend, DC took over a panel room at Special Edition NYC to discuss their DC YOU relaunch titles. Panelists included Gotham Academy writer Becky Cloonan, Midnighter writer Steve Orlando, Action Comics writer Greg Pak, Black Canary artist Annie Wu, Black Canary writer Brendan Fletcher, and Constantine: the Hellblazer co-writer Ming Doyle. While no new titles were announced, the panelists […]
As much as we love reading about the adventures of the world’s greatest detective, you have to figure Gotham city is probably a pretty messed up place to grow up. Walking down the street could get you turned inside out by Joker gas or someone in a skintight cat outfit could shred you to pieces. Even adolescents in this world have it rough. This is mostly due to Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher. They put kids in buildings with Arkham inmates, fire hazards, and sinister looking headmasters. All these obstacles put forth for our enjoyment in Gotham Academy #6.