Sam Kieth

Batman Confidential 43 (June 2010)

I hate this comic book. Because Kieth kills off his Kieth girl so he can make the story stop. He makes the story about her dying–not even resolving the sulfur monster, who’s never apprehended or destroyed–and how it doesn’t really matter to Batman. It’s beyond cheap. It’s pretty clear the story–the sulfur monster thing–is stupid […]

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Batman Confidential 42 (May 2010)

So Kieth takes away the blindness real quick. Are all Batman Confidential stories Bruce Wayne? Because Dick might have been a better Batman for this story. Kieth really likes his self-depreciating blind social worker and, while he does write her like he writes most of the other Kieth girls, she is likable (if one forgets […]

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Batman Confidential 41 (April 2010)

There’s been a blind Batman story before, right? Oops, spoiler alert. Kieth makes Batman blind at the end of the issue as the twist. He opens it with a bit of a twist too. The Kieth girl is a blind, but we don’t know she’s blind in the first issue. So it’s a surprisingly character […]

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Batman Confidential 40 (March 2010)

So Sam Kieth has gone photoshop? I guess it’s not a surprise, only how photoshop he’s gone. He’s got panels with smoothing effects here. It’s so photoshop-happy, in fact, the thing looks like a bad digital collage. All the art is too crisp–even the stuff clearly digitally enlarged (he’s not into inking much this story […]

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