The Flash #782 review

Having just persuaded cousin Wallace to share his super-speed ‘paper route’, the Flash, Wally West, finds one of his old enemies, Girder, has escaped Iron Heights prison. A perfect time to try out the new partnership. Meanwhile, Linda Park West has taken super-powered twins Jai and Irey to the local park. With a spot of […]

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Earth Prime: Stargirl #4 review

Do you ever buy a comic with low expectations and then find yourself blown out of the water? That’s what happened with this latest DC tie-in to the WB superhero shows. I saw publicity for the first couple but was put off by the cover art; also, they’re tying into the TV show continuity and […]

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Naomi Season Two #3 review

Fearing that Thanagarian mechanic pal Dee is about to risk his life to kill the creature who murdered her homeworld, new superhero Naomi has followed him to Star Labs. Immediately, it’s portal party time and a team-up with fellow Justice Leaguer Cyborg to contain a multiversal monster. Dee’s nowhere to be seen, but back in […]

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Superman: Son of Kal-El #11 review

This issue starts soon after the close of last month’s instalment, with Jon in a Justice League safe house, reeling from Batman’s insistence that his boyfriend Jay isn’t to be trusted because he runs with a bad crowd, The Revolutionaries. Jon zooms out of the mountain chalet, leaving Batman alone. But not for long. Jon’s […]

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Flashpoint Beyond #1 review

In a world that shouldn’t exist, Batman Thomas Wayne has a mystery to solve. Did Aquaman have Barry Allen murdered so he couldn’t gain the powers of the Flash and change the world, returning the Flashpoint reality to the one Thomas Wayne never knew? One in which he and wife Martha, not son Bruce, died […]

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World of Krypton #6 review

The end is nigh. With energy and food in ever more short supply as their world rumbles towards destruction, the people of Kryptonopolis are rioting. Security leader Zod’s teams are responding with deadly force. And, caught in the middle, are Zor-El, Alura and their daughter Kara. The security troopers are brutal with the panicking citizens […]

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One-Star Squadron #6 review

If ever a comic book should come with a helpline number, it’s One-Star Squadron. The first five issues of this six-part mini-series have been relentlessly glum, with the cheeriest moments never managing to rise beyond ‘melancholy’. All along I’ve been hanging on to a hope – the final issue will be one massive dawn to […]

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