World’s Finest #32 review

Comics can be so surprising. I’d never have guessed that the best Lois Lane story I’ve read in years would feature the Earth 2 Red Tornado version.  Because while I don’t like Lois being slaughtered at the Daily Planet, I hate the idea of her being denied heaven, forced to be an android warrior, and learning that […]

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Batman Eternal #51 review

So, last week we had the big reveal as to just who’s been bedevilling Batman and friends for the last few issues … Cluemaster.  Apparently there was a lot of grumbling after Batman Eternal #50 that Stephanie Brown’s dad isn’t a big enough name to be the mastermind who’s brought Gotham City down around Batman’s […]

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Superman #39 review

Well, it’s taken a few issues, but Geoff Johns and John Romita Jr have come up with a Superman story that had me smiling from beginning to end.  Last issue saw our hero defeat super-creep Ulysses with a new manifestation of his heat vision that left him with no powers for a day. Then he […]

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Supergirl #40 review

It’s the final issue of the Crucible academy storyline and the final issue of Supergirl. And what a great close to the series it is – talk about bittersweet! The story picks up with Superboy being primed to ‘give birth’ to ‘clonelings’ whom Crucible vice-principal/head nutter Korstus plans to use to force peace on the […]

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Howard the Duck #1 review

Way back when, Disney forced Marvel Comics to change the design of Howard the Duck so he didn’t look like Donald’s bad-tempered brother. And Howard stopped seeming like Howard, de-feathered by the big corporations he’d spent a comic book lifetime kicking against. He was a dead duck.  More recently, that very same Disney bought Marvel […]

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