Justice League #8 review

In 1988, Will Payton is blasted by cosmic energy from the skies. Gaining powers, he becomes the hero Starman. He should have a great future. Then… Today, the Justice League members are hearing his story – how he was experimented on by Lex Luthor, tormented for the secrets of his powers. He’s connected to the […]

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Mr Miracle #11 review

It’s the day Scott and Barda Free have dreaded. The day they’re handing over baby son Jacob to Darkseid in exchange for an end to a war that’s killing billions. To a strictly rational mind, the bargain makes sense. But Mr Miracle and Big Barda are the most human of New Gods. They’ve agonised over […]

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Archie 1941 #1 review

What’s the matter with Archie? That’s the question everyone is asking in the first chapter of a mini-series that takes the Riverdale gang back to 1941 which, not coincidentally, is when Archie debuted in Pep Comics. This isn’t a move back to the short and sweet gag strips of yore, though, it’s an altogether more […]

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Fantastic Four #2 review (2018)

Somewhere out there, Sue and Reed Richards, children Franklin and Valeria, and a gaggle of teenage super beings – the Future Foundation – are world building. Literally. They’re re-stocking the Multiverse after a cosmic event known as the Secret Wars wiped out many a reality. They’ve been at this task for a good while, creating […]

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Superman #3 review

‘Superman vs the unstoppable Rogol Zaar!’ is what the cover promises. We don’t get that this issue, but it is coming. What we do get is the best Superman story since Brian Michael Bendis took over the character. The issue opens at STAR Labs, where supervillain Live Wire, in a quest to expand her powers, […]

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Supergirl #22 review

Kara and Krypto are zooming through space in their Kryptonian spaceship, heading for Mogo, planetary headquarters of the Green Lanterns. There Supergirl hopes to find files detailing the truth of Krypton’s destruction – was it genocide instigated by the alien Rogol Zaar, as he claimed before Kara banished him to the Phantom Zone? GL Hal […]

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