Teen Titans #10 review

In San Francisco Bay, supervillain Black Manta tries to kill the mother of his son. But if she dies, Lucia isn’t going down easily.  While she’s been living in the heart of the US, she’s from the other-dimensional realm of Xebel, with hard water powers similar to those of its most famous daughter, Mera. The […]

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Doom Patrol #7 review

The Chief is back and he wants to lead the Doom Patrol again. Robotman isn’t keen.  I see his point. And yet soon the Chief is getting a trial run as head honcho.  Hang on though, look at that background. Who else had a concentric circles effect when using his power?  Steve Dayton, Mento. He could […]

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Action Comics #984 review

The big question for me last issue was ‘Where’s Krypto?’ Having accompanied Lois, Jon and Clark to the Fortress of Solitude in the previous chapter of Revenge, he was neither seen nor addressed. It had to be a story point, right? Wrong. As this issue opens, Krypto is by Lois’ side, and has apparently never […]

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Super Sons #6 review

Damian Wayne is a busy kid. If he’s not out with (don’t call him) his best pal Jon Kent, he’s annoying his Teen Titans team. He gets to do both this issue. First, it’s patrol with Superboy or, as Robin calls it, training. We see their different approaches to life.  Then, when the Teen Titans […]

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Superman #27 review

Back in the Seventies a sequence in DC’s Shazam comic had Billy Batson and Uncle Dudley travel the US in a motor home. Along the way they gave the readers history lessons. Sounds corny? It was, a little; it was also wonderful, as DC threw in a little book learning alongside the superheroics. And you […]

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Superwoman #12 review

Lana Lang is determined to learn the fate of Zeke, nephew of her partner John Henry Irons, otherwise the superhero Steel. As Superwoman, she caught up to Zeke’s long-ago abductor, the horror known as Skyhook, but he got away. She’s spent the day at her Daily Star science reporter job, but failed to impress boss […]

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Action Comics #983 review

It’s the Superman Revenge Squad vs the Superman Family. Well, not the entire clan, as Lois and Jon are being squired to safety – hopefully – by Fortress of Solitude robot Kelex. It’s not just a matter of them being collateral damage, Superman is terrified as to what the Squad’s Zod would do were he […]

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