Phantom Lady #1 review

Years ago, in Metropolis’ Suicide Slum, crusading reporter Harry Knight and his wife were executed by a mob boss. Today their daughter Jennifer fights crime as the superheroine Phantom Lady, armed with a black light ray which can cause dense fog, manifest hard light objects and extend to form a ‘shadow slide’. Flash back six […]

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National Comics #1: Looker review

When you don’t show up on film, and burst into flames in sunlight, fashion model isn’t the easiest career. So mannequin turned vampire Emily Briggs tells the world she’s been struck down by a form of Lupus and swaps the catwalk for a talent agency named Looker. She rarely appears in the daytime, but at night? That’s another […]

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Justice League #12 review

The Villain’s Journey ends as the Justice League takes down David Graves. Green Lantern is the only hero not fooled for a second by the demons pretending to be the ghosts of their loved ones, and he leads an attack on the bad guy. The other MVP here is League liaison Steve Trevor, far from […]

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Avenging Spider-Man #11 review

Peter Parker and his Aunt May meet at the gravestone of their beloved Ben on the anniversary of his killing. Husband, uncle, inspiration – the immediate pain of his passing is gone, but the sorrow lives on. Yet the sorrow stems from the good memories of a man who helped his wife and nephew find […]

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I, Vampire #12 review

Just look at Clayton Crain’s cover – Midnighter, Apollo and Jack Hawksmoor attack as vampire lord Andrew Bennett readies to bite on-off lover Mary, Queen of Blood. Horror meets sci-fi superheroics in a beautiful, intriguing design, superbly rendered, and topped by a lovelymagenta logo. Well, you can judge this book by that cover, because here […]

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