An American Werewolf in Gotham Academy?


DC Comics provides more excitement and terror with Gotham Academy #9. Successfully aimed at teens, the monthly title will also appeal to older audiences thanks to a satisfying portion of suspense and creature feature sensibilities. Kids will identify with the book because of its cultural relevancy and youthful characters.

If the gang thought it was hard to keep up with their homework before, now there’s a werewolf on campus at Gotham Academy! Talk about distractions in Gotham Academy #9!

The monthly series is rated T for Teens. The only thing it really contains is violence. There are some disturbing and frightening scenes involving monsters and the occult which might scare younger readers.

Gotham Academy #9 is a wonderful blend of gothic mystery and monster movie mayhem. A strong influence can be felt from the Hardy Boys or Nancy Drew as well as supernatural elements and a sense of companionship felt in the Harry Potter books and the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” television show.

The comic will definitely appeal to teenagers who enjoy WB and ABC Family shows like “The Vampire Diaries,” “Pretty Little Liars,” and MTV’s “Teen Wolf” as well as adult readers. If DC Comics can keep up the momentum of Gotham Academy from month to month, they have a title here that could easily continue to bridge the age gap and provide sensational entertainment for years to come.

Gotham Academy #9 is available now in print and Kindle editions.