Supergirl Annual #1 review

With great power comes great responsibility. That’s never been more true for Kara Zor-El than when her abilities are mysteriously boosted. With a super-sized Solomon Grundy attacking National City, she’s denied the opportunity to learn to work within her new limits.  Then, out of the blue, a self-proclaimed saviour arrives.  Elsewhere, we have two other […]

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Batgirl #14 review

Our story starts on a rooftop, where two young heroes are attacked by a pair of familiar looking villains. They’ve no chance against Batgirl and Nightwing, but that’s not the point – they’re there to send a message. Be the message.  Their familiarity to someone in Barbara’s past cues a flashback to her early days […]

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Action Comics #986 review

When last we met Superman and Lex Luthor, the latter was in position to kill the former, his mind taken over by the hi-tech head bugs of The Machinist. As a regular human, Lex is no physical threat to Superman, but in the Apokoliptian battle armour he’s been sporting while, seemingly, inspired by Superman towards […]

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Superman #29 review

A small boy, Zee, is playing the DCU version of Pokemon Go. It doesn’t end well.  And he’s just the first. For two weeks, one child goes missing nightly. Superman is trying to help in both his identities.  Elsewhere, Zee has reappeared. But it’s no longer Pokemon he’s hunting.  Later, Superman is doing detective work.  […]

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Dark Nights: Metal #1 review

Well, Scott Snyder promised us a big, bonkers summer blockbuster of a comic and that seems to be exactly what we’re getting with Dark Nights: Metal. It begins with the Justice League forced to fight for the entertainment of Mongul and his hordes… … continues with the revelation of the identity of the new Lady […]

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Superwoman #13 review

When last we met, Lana Lang had an inkling as to the source of her Superwoman powers. This issue opens with Lana battling against the super-powered Lex Luthor outside Smallville. And it’s not clear who’s on the right side The guy by Lana’s side, Red Sun, is an old schoolmate of hers, Amos Aimes. As […]

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