Legion of Super-Heroes Return to the DC Comics Universe

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Legion of Super-Heroes are coming back to the DC Universe! On September 4, legendary comic book writer Brian Michael Bendis (Action Comics, Batman Universe, and Event Leviathan) will usher in a new chapter in the futuristic superhero team’s history with a two-part mini-series: Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium.  DC Comics confirmed […]

Jake’s Take’s Comic Book Reviews: Detective Comics 1000

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com DC Comics celebrated another legendary milestone! They published the 1,000th issue of Detective Comics.  An all-star collection of comic book creators gathered to create new adventures that surrounded a character that starred for a majority of its issues: Batman.  Jake’s Take breaks down some of its favorite stories that are featured […]

Batman 80: The New 52 to ‘Dark Nights: Metal’

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Jake’s Take is celebrating Batman’s 80th anniversary by creating CliffsNotes versions of Batman’s publication history from post-Crisis on Infinite Earths to now.  In case you missed it, part one covered 1986 to 1999, while part two covered the 2000s to Flashpoint.   (Warning! Spoilers are ahead!) Flashpoint’s conclusion rapidly changed the […]

Batman 80: Dark Knight from 2000s to Flashpoint

‘Jake’s Take’s’ Batman 80 celebration continues as it celebrates the Dark Knight’s comic book history from the 2000s to ‘Flashpoint.’

Jake’s Take Celebrates Batman 80: The 1986 to 1999 Comics

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The following article is a part of Jake’s Take’s coverage of Batman’s 80th Anniversary Celebration.  This CliffsNotes-like essay focuses on Batman’s publication history from 1986 to 1999. Crisis on Infinite Earths Fallout Two years before I was born, Batman entered the darkest era of his publication history.  DC  Comics’ massive companywide […]

Jake’s Take’s Comic Book Reviews: The Green Lantern #1

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Earlier this year, DC Comics made a significant announcement at the San Diego Comic-Con regarding two fan-favorite creators taking over one of the comic book publishers’ most prominent characters.   It was revealed that celebrated writer Grant Morrison (Batman, Final Crisis, and JLA) and superstar artist Liam Sharpe (The Brave and The […]

Jake’s Take: The November 2018 DC Comics Solicitations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com DC Comics has released their November 2018 solicitations. The veteran comic book publisher teased its fans on what they can expect for their favorite characters as they chow down on turkey and wait by their computers to grag this year’s Black Friday deals.  Here are some of the DCU stories that […]

Jake’s Take’s Comic Book Reviews: Batman, Volume 3 #50

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Superman and Lois Lane. Reed and Susan Richards. Spider-Man and Mary Jane. Aquaman and Mera. Colossus and Kitty Pryde. These five pairs are beloved fan-favorite couples. Most of these duos have seen their ups and downs in their relationships and stood the test of time. However, some of these couples broken […]

Jake’s Take: Predicting The Future Of The ‘X-Men’ Comics Franchise

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past few months, Marvel Comics has released intriguing solicitations that involve the X-Men. Recently, the House of Ideas revealed that it would publish the last issues of X-Men: Blue and X-Men: Gold in September.  Additionally, longtime fans were sadden to learn that Kitty Pryde called off her wedding to Colossus in […]

Jake’s Take: The October 2017 Marvel Comics Solicitations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Marvel Legacy will be in full swing come October. Many titles from the House of Ideas catalog are about to return to their original numbering, setting the stage for familiar characters to make their comebacks in October. Jake’s Take has narrowed down the stories that you need to keep an eye […]

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