Glasgow Comic Con 2012

The front of house staff? It was over to the west today for the second Glasgow Comic Convention. A small but fun affair, the big name guests included Alan Grant, Jim Starlin, Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely. I missed Grant’s chat, but enjoyed Starlin on stage with ComX publisher Eddie Deighton and Tank Girl artist […]

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Justice League #10 review

David Graves, who has been kidnapping enemies of the Justice League and torturing them for information, strikes. He invades the team’s satellite and assaults the members with memories of loss that leave them gnarled husks. Along the way we learn how Graves was granted power by minor gods and perhaps acts as a conduit to […]

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Superman Family Adventures #2 review

Is it wrong that my favourite depiction of Superman currently being published by DC is in a kids’ book? I love Art Baltazar’s clean, square-jawed version of the hero – even in the new costume, he looks good. There’s another super-guy in this issue, but he’s less friendly looking – Bizarro, backwards-speaking brute from an […]

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The Hypernaturals #1 review

The Hypernaturals are the Quantinuum’s protectors. The team has existed, with various line-ups, for 100 years, but the latest version – the 21st – has vanished on their debut mission. Can former members Bewilder and Thinkwell, and new kids Shoal and Halfshell, find them … and the billions of ordinary people they teleported across space […]

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Justice League Dark #10 review

John Constantine and his ragtag Justice League Dark dare to enter the House of Mystery. Not that getting in is difficult – Constantine has a key, and proprietorial privileges to the property, ‘one of two twin [sic] houses that exist at the cross section of all space and time’. Specifically, he has a demon servant, […]

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Batman Incorporated #2 review

Last issue closed with Robin apparently dead at the hands of a bounty hunter. This issue, we catch up with Damian’s mother, Talia, the woman who put the price on his head, as she visits her father, Ra’s al-Ghul, master of the League of Assassins. There’s not much in the way of progression so far […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #10 review

Brainiac 5 and Dream Girl have been kidnapped by the Dominators and locked up on the planet Panoptes. They want to add the Legion genius’ DNA to their gene pool, and are considering a new caste with Naltorian-style precognition. On Earth, the United Planets has banned the Legion from mounting a rescue mission because there’s […]

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