The Flash #0 review

The Flash’s Zero Month issue takes us back to the weeks after Barry Allen was hit by a lightning bolt. Swathed in bandages while his burns defy medical expectations by clearing up, he’s visited by newly promoted police Captain Darryl Frye. It turns out that Frye took Barry in after the tragedy of his mother’s […]

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Superman #0 review

Last week, we saw the last days of Krypton from the perspective of Zor-El and Alura, parents of Supergirl. Now here’s how it was for Jor-El and Lara, Superman’s folks, in DC’s rebooted comics line. The broad strokes of the story are the same – DC was never going to change those – but the […]

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Supergirl #0 review

Of all the DC Zero Month titles I’ve read so far, none gives up as many secrets as this issue. More than just a story set Before the New 52, it’s the culmination of a year’s worth of mysteries for Supergirl readers. Here we learn the disturbing details of Kara’s departure from the planet Krypton; […]

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Wonder Woman #0 review

For Wonder Woman readers, DC’s Zero Month means a trip back to Diana’s childhood, and harsh lessons from an Olympian. The story opens with the 12-year-old princess of Themyscira stealing a harpy’s egg to make her birthday cake. She hands the egg to her mother, because on Paradise Island, says Hippolyta, ‘you need to present […]

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Uncanny X-Men #18 review

Now here’s a surprise – an entirely different perspective on the fight between Cyclops and Emma Frost, and the united X-Men and Avengers, in this week’s Avengers vs X-Men #11. It turns out that as Professor Xavier confronts Scott Summers with the news that he’s invaded his mind, Scott and Emma are sharing an intimate […]

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