The Flash #775 review

It’s the long-awaited 775th anniversary issue! What’s that, you say? You’ve never heard of such a thing? Well, 75 is a third of the way to a number ending in 00, it’s a giant-sized issue… it must be a special occasion. Who needs a cover blurb, I know a party when I see one? And […]

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Nightwing #85 review

The bad news is that the regular story is delayed once more by a Batman Family crossover, Fear State. The good news is that writer Tom Taylor takes those Gotham lemons and makes remarkably tasty lemonade. The great news is that while regular penciller Bruno Redondo is absent – likely getting ahead on the ongoing […]

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Superman: Son of Kal-El #4 review

This month, as the cover shows, someone drops in unannounced on Jonathan and Martha Kent. Then, visiting grandson Jon gets through to new pal Jay. The Justice League prove pretty pitiable as guardians of the cornfield. The Kents define ‘sanguine’. And Wally West lends a super-speed shoulder. Or to put it another way, Jon has […]

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Blue & Gold #3 review

It’s Michael and Ted vs a space princess in the latest issue of the long-awaited Blue Beetle/Booster Gold mini-series. The lady’s name is Omnizon, and she wants someone to take her to Earth’s leader. Of course, Earth doesn’t have one, with so many governments around the world. Instead of demanding the planet be handed over […]

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Wonder Woman #780 review

It’s a new beginning for Diana as she returns from the dead after an odyssey across other realms. Sheer force of will has brought her back to the land of the living, and she’s going to make sure everyone knows she’s ready to take up where she left off. Wonder Woman begins with a visit […]

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Amazing Spider-Man #75 review

I do like to try a bold new Spider-Man direction. This one comes after the end of the Kindred story, which went on for about 12 years and finally finished last month in a confusing comic that was, as we say in Scotland, mince. Time for a palate cleanser. The latest storyline is called Beyond, […]

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