Metal Men #1 review

The Metal Men! Gold. Platinum. Tin. Iron. Mercury. Lead. Robots created by the brilliant Will Magnus with minds of their own, souls even. But what if… (What, not even gold teeth? And let’s hope the JLA never bring Snapper Carr along to a team-up… mind, that’s what everyone hopes anyway.) Yep, the latest Metal Men […]

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X-Men #1 review

Cyclops. Storm. Nightcrawler. Wolverine. Colossus. Children of the atom, students of Charles Xavier. MUTANTS – feared and hated by the world they have sworn to protect. They are the strangest heroes of all. So ran the legend that opened Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men back in the glory days of Claremont, Cockrum and Byrne. It’s time to […]

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Supergirl #35 review

In the Fortress of Solitude, a Brainiac drone who dreams of being a real boy/killer android has deduced that he requires a Kryptonian to complete his evolution. And he doesn’t need any nosy service robots getting in the way.  Supergirl has returned to Earth after her space odyssey to find foster mother Eliza apparently killed […]

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Event Leviathan #5 review

Well, that was exciting. Turning the pages of Event Leviathan #5, I’m trying not to speed through, because while I want to get to the big reveal, I equally want to enjoy the sights the ride offers, see if I can work things out before all is apparent. We begin with Lois and her secret […]

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Lois Lane #4 review

The final page of this instalment of the Lois Lane maxi-series tells us that next issue is to be called ‘No answers, only questions’. Actually, that would apply to every issue so far, including this one. We start where we left off last time, with a near-naked, very embarrassed Lois in the shower, where she […]

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Avengers: Loki Unleashed #1 review

AVENGERS ASSEMBLE!  Is there a more famous battle cry in comics? When I’m reading an Avengers issue, I’m always waiting for that point when a member rallies their colleague to tackle the threat du jour. Often it comes in a big splash panel, always it’s a cathartic, impressive moment. And so we come to this […]

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