Batgirl #8 review

This is the sort of thing that happens when Barbara Gordon goes on a date.  The cocky young man is Ethan Cobblepot, tech whiz and son of the Penguin. Barbara is wary, but as she said to Nightwing last issue, ‘It’s 50/50 he’s evil, but are those odds really worse than anyone else I could […]

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Justice League of America #1 review

Batman and Vixen are patrolling Gotham, with literal super-model Mari McCabe demonstrating that the only animal she’s not down with is bull.  Black Canary and the Ray are helping victims of a blaze. Lobo is beating up Atlantean fire trolls. And Atom and Killer Frost? They’re discussing the finer points of superhero nomenclature while trying […]

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Action Comics #974 review

Superman has zoomed to his Arctic Fortress of Solitude In a desperate bid to save Lana Lang, who’s been brought to him by her boyfriend Steel. Major domo robot Kelex examines the self-styled Superwoman and can’t figure out what the Kryptonian energies she inherited from this world’s younger Superman when he died are doing to […]

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Aquaman #17 review

The war between Atlantis and the United States is over. Aquaman is a hero to the world and he’s been invited to speak at the United Nations as a likely precursor to Atlantis being granted membership. While Mera tells Aquaman he went down well, for Arthur it wasn’t just another address.  Who’s the mysterious man […]

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Superman #17 review

Lois is in the big city and Clark is on a mission, leaving son Jon all alone. He’s gorging on ice cream while watching a creature feature. And while he’s faced real-life monsters, he’s a kid, he can get spooked.  It’s neighbour Kathy Branden, who wants helps to find her grandfather, Cobb, who’s not come […]

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Super Sons #1 review,

It’s just another school day for Jon. He stands up for a kid being bullied and for his trouble becomes the target of an especially rough snowball fight. He could win this one easily, he has super strength and heat vision… but he has a secret identity to protect and more importantly, he doesn’t want […]

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