Action Comics #1017 review

It’s the Year of the Villain and Metropolis is being razed by Lex Luthor and his Legion of Doom. The Justice League and their allies are being crushed by the forces of Doom. But how did we get to this place of Doom? Flashback one day, and Clark Kent is interviewing Marisol Leone, who has […]

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Supergirl Annual #2 review

The bad news. Supergirl has been sacrificed at the altar of the Batman Who Laughs crossover. The good news. Writer Robert Venditti finds a workaround so he can tell us a story of the last days of Krypton. And boy, do I love those. I must have read a dozen DC tales down the years […]

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Dial H For Hero #9

As former H Dial users greedily search for the strange devices that once gave them super powers, Miguel and Summer are on the downlow in Metropolis. Yes, they’re at the Daily Planet, working as interns during the day, selling cheese toasties at night and just about getting by. Miguel has one of the four dials […]

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Metal Men #2 review

Star Labs scientist Dr Jenet Klyburn has called old associate Dr Will Magnus and his Metal Men to Challengers Mountain, where a figure made of the mysterious Nth Metal manifested briefly, calling for Will. Soon, the Nth Metal Man rises, and despite the Metal Men’s bravest efforts, they begin to fall. Gold, though, isn’t giving […]

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Supergirl #36 review

If you can’t say something nice… Well, yes, but I review this comic much every month and skipping an issue because I didn’t enjoy it is basically me saying, don’t bother. Maybe I can lean into that other saying, accentuate the positive? So, the story. Supergirl has been infected with nanobots by a Brainiac drone. […]

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Superman #17 review

This is Superman patrolling in the Silver Age. This is Superman patrolling today. Isn‘t that glorious? The image comes courtesy of illustrator Kevin Maguire and colourist Paul Mounts, the idea comes from the mind of Brian Bendis. Different angles on Superman’s powers and personality are becoming his speciality, and we’re certainly getting an example of […]

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Event Leviathan #6 review

In September, as the finger of suspicion turned towards Kate Spencer, I wondered if Leviathan was Mark Shaw, one of the heroes to carry the name ‘Manhunter’ before her. Last month, it really seemed as if he was Leviathan, but I suspected we’d get a final twist This finale reveals that Leviathan is, in fact… […]

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New Mutants #1 review

The second generation of students from Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters are back. Anyone dead has been reborn, members who have been away are back with the ‘family’. Karma, Sunspot, Cypher, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Magick… they’re all on the new mutant ‘paradise’ of Krakoa and having a wonderful time. In fact, it’s not just the class […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #1 review

It’s Jon Kent’s first day in the 31st century with the Legion of Super-Heroes and he’s having his mind blown.  Across the galaxy, things have kicked off on Planet Gotham.  And soon, Legion headquarters has some very unwelcome visitors… Yes, that’s probably the most sparse issue recap I’ve ever done, but it’s been six years […]

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