Teen Titans #8 review

The creature called Harvest sets his lackey Omen onto the Teen Titans in his efforts to corrupt them into joining his Ravagers. Omen has the ability to manifest a person’s worst fear, breaking mind and body. This brings revelations both external and internal – Red Robin fears turning into a literal red robin; Wonder Girl […]

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New Avengers #25 review

Centuries ago, Master Yu Ti, ruler of K’un Lun, dreams of the Phoenix Force. He sees a young girl with crimson hair rise to fight the fiery destroyer with a dragon avatar. On waking, he asks his bodyguard, Lei Kung, if he knows of such a girl, but he does not. Unused to the universe withholding knowledge, […]

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Superman #8 review

Now that’s one creepy cover. The men behind it are Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis, the artistic team making the current Aquaman series look so good. With luck, some of their fans will be enticed to check out this book starring the Sea King’s fellow Justice Leaguer, Superman. I know, it’s 2012 and […]

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AVX: Vs #1 review

The Phoenix is coming. Blah blah blah. While the Avengers Vs X-Men 12-issue series focuses on the different attitudes of the teams to this event, this six-parter provides close-ups of individual bouts limited to just a few panels in the mother book. I wasn’t expecting much. I got Christmas. Seriously, this comic shows just how […]

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DC Universe Presents #8 review

Last issue ended with Challengers Prof Haley and Kenn Kawa killed by friend-turned-lunatic Ace Morgan, joining Clay Brody, offed in the first instalment of this three-part showcase. This time we find that Haley survived, learn that Ace’s body is actually possessed by someone called The Forgotten Lord and see two more Challs – Brenda Ruskin […]

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Supergirl #8 review

It’s been one fight after another since Supergirl arrived on Earth, but this issue she gets some time to breathe, to relax. Not much, and she first has to evade the military who confuse her with the Warkillers she fought last month, but still, any downtime is good. And it’s downtime in the company of […]

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Avengers Vs X-Men #2 review

Last issue was the set-up: Cyclops wants the Phoenix Force to possess Hope Summers, Captain America fears that would bring about the end of the world. The chapter closed with X-Men and Avengers leaders at odds, their team-mates watching from the sidelines. Well, almost no one’s on the sidelines this issue, as dozens of heroes […]

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