Blue Beetle #1 review

Blue Beetle Jaime Reyes is having recurring nightmares. He’s in Egypt and Dr Fate is fighting a giant Blue Beetle. What could it mean? Pal Brenda isn’t much use, she’s too busy thinking of her next snarky line.  Their chum Paco, meanwhile, is interested in Career Day at school, and who should be a guest […]

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Teen Titans: Rebirth #1 review

As gathering the team issues go you couldn’t get more straightforward than this one. Someone is kidnapping teen heroes. Beast Boy is grabbed at a party he’s thrown in California. Starfire is interrupted while trying to stop a slave operation in the Caribbean. Raven is trying to relax on an unconventional New York museum trip. And […]

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Action Comics #964 review

Clark Kent has high cholesterol. Who knew? That’s the cutest surprise this issue. Well, you’d expect Superman to be burning off the fat like nobody’s business.  Then again, this Clark Kent isn’t Superman. Kryptonian tech and a psychic globe prove it as the pre-Flashpoint Superman, who’s taken over for the recently deceased New 52 version, […]

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Raven #1 review

The Teen Titans have broken up and Raven’s going to school. She’s learned that she has an aunt and family in San Francisco and has been invited to stay with them. Having previously been ‘homeschooled’ in the interdimensional realm of Azarath, high school is alien to the daughter of the demonic Trigon. And everyone is […]

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Superman #7 review

Jon, Lois and Clark Kent are off to the county fair. There are carnival rides, coconut shies, candy floss, prize cows… and crooks. Which is a bit of a bugger, as Clark has promised to keep Superman under wraps for the night. Lois, meanwhile, is getting to know the editor of the local rag, while […]

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Trinity #1 review

Here’s a simple tale. Realising she, husband Clark and son Jon need friends in their new life, Lois Lane has invited Wonder Woman and Batman to dinner. Here’s a complex tale. Two heroes who watched their Superman die have a chance to get to know his counterpart from another world.  Being a good guest, Diana […]

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All-Star Batman #2 review

Batman is riding the train. And so is Two-Face. And Killer Croc. And King Shark and oodles more baddies, some Bat-specific, others less so. Harvey Dent is running the show and Batman is the star attraction as villains vie to kill him in exchange for a big bounty.  Batman, though, is prepared for a fight, […]

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