Superman #44 review

The secret is out and the villains are coming home to roost. Clark Kent’s Clinton Street is where the latest version of the Royal Flush Gang ambushes him. They’re gambling that he’s strong enough to squeeze coal into diamonds for them, but weak enough to have to do as they say.  As it turns out, […]

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Grayson #12 review

It’s fair to say this is the issue I’ve been waiting for, as Dick Grayson returns to Gotham City and lets his friends know he’s alive. Well, all except Bruce Wayne, who’s currently a new man, free of any memory of his life as Batman. That situation makes for a compelling opening scene as Dick, […]

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Justice League 3001 #4 review

It’s Flash vs Mirror Master in this offbeat issue of JL3001.  Well, ‘offbeat’ is likely a poor choice of word, as compared to most superhero books, every issue of the 31st-century Justice League book is entertainingly skewed. So let’s say it’s ‘different’ in being basically a solo story of Teri Magnus, scientist turned speedster. Imprinted with […]

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Black Canary #4 review

Dinah Drake’s bandmate, the enigmatic Ditto, has been kidnapped by Bo Maeve, the woman she replaced as singer. It’s ironic that Ditto is the source of Dinah’s bombastic sonic scream, as she’s apparently an elective mute, and painfully passive. If Dinah can’t find her friend, who knows what the insanely jealous Maeve will do.  Maeve and Ditto’s road trip makes […]

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Superman/Wonder Woman #21 review

Wonder Woman has Lois Lane on the leash. She’s the last of the friends of Superman – prisoners of the US Government – to be questioned on camera about whether they’re in cahoots with the Man of Steel. Lois stands up to the questioning. Literally.  Elsewhere, White House chief of staff Mr Bend goes off […]

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