Since 1963 the World’s Strangest Heroes have been beating the odds. Brought together by the mysterious Chief, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl and Robotman were the Doom Patrol. The heroes created by Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani not only risked their lives for the world, they’ve given them, voluntarily dying at the end of their original run […]Read More Their Greatest Adventure – Save the Doom Patrol!
Jaime Reyes, the Blue Beetle, was shot through the head at the end of last issue. But that’s not important right now. Because this issue steps away from current events to provide a one-stop-shopping insight into the mind of the man who shot Beetle, Maxwell Lord. We learn that his father was a pharmaceuticals executive […]Read More Justice League: Generation Lost #20 review
How things change. When Judd Winick came on as writer I said I didn’t want this book to continually tie into his other comic, Justice League: Generation Lost. But as the months have passed, the books have become more and more intertwined. And I love it. While odd scenes are repeated from title to title, […]Read More Power Girl #21 review
If you’ve read my review of this week’s Fantastic Four #588 you’ll know I’m not a great fan of silent ‘comic’ stories. So when I opened Amazing Spider-Man, featuring the funeral of Marla Jameson, and noted the lack of dialogue and narrative, I wasn’t too hopeful. There’s no denying that the art is gorgeous, Marcos […]Read More Amazing Spider-Man #655 review
It’s the final issue of the Fantastic Four and there’s not a great deal to say. You’d think there would be, as this issue covers the month following the loss of the Human Torch in the Negative Zone. But writer Jonathan Hickman goes the gimmick route, presenting a silent story. Want to hear how Susan […]Read More Fantastic Four #588 review
I can’t resist a ‘smashed logo’ cover and this is a spiffy spin on the concept from Yildiray Cinar, Wayne Faucher and Hi-Fi. There’s a real sense of power, of the momentum of the giant lizard as it lunges at Chameleon Boy. You won’t recognise the lizard, but if you’ve been paying attention to this […]Read More Legion of Super-Heroes #10 review