Wonder Woman #759 review

It’s a big day for Wonder Woman as, aided by her Amazon sisters, she moves into a brownstone in Washington DC. She quickly meets the neighbours. Emma takes Diana to IKEA, sorry, FURN, where Superheroine No1 is rightly unimpressed by the retail proposition. In the car park – who knew our star could drive? – […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #7 review

The Legion of Super-Heroes are an impulsive bunch. Having survived the threat of the Horraz and restored Earth’s water with a magic trident, they crash a meeting of the United Planets Council to, well, apologise for being so darned impulsive. Team leader Cosmic Boy makes an impassioned speech, but it’s not his words that calm […]

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Batgirl #47 review

Barbara Gordon wants nothing more than a quiet night in on her own. A moment of calm gives her a chance to reassess her priorities. A peaceful few hours? Good luck with that. The Joker. The monster who crippled her years previously, ending her career as Batgirl. Thing is, though, Barbara Gordon didn’t fold after […]

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Empyre: Avengers #1 review

I’ve not read the Avengers regularly for years – too many characters I’ve no fondness for, storylines that drag on. But having read the series for most of the Bronze Age, I could not resist a cover that features the call to arms, while nodding to those brilliant ‘the old order changeth’ issues. Illustrator Steve […]

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Action Comics #1023 review

‘Clark Kent walked into a bar.’ It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it’s no joke for the Invisible Mafia members when Clark Kent, newly revealed as the Man of Steel, shows up. Why is he there? Let’s go back a few pages, to the start of Action Comics #1023. After a very […]

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The Flash #757 review

When I was a kid there were certain images that recurred in comics, cool visuals that made me smile, or awed me, or just reminded me about the world of DC. Superman opening his Fortress of Solitude with a giant key. The Legion floating through a rainbow of time. The Venn diagram of Earths One […]

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Justice League #49 review

Wonder Woman, Flash, Batman, Superman and Green Lantern are on the planet Trotha after rescuing its children from danger in space and freeing the people from a despotic queen. But… consequences. Having saved the planet’s two tribes from lives of slavery, the Justice League announced that they could now rule themselves. But they didn’t want […]

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Superman: Man of Tomorrow #11 review

After several issues of short tales by different writers, Robert Venditti, whose stories with penciller Paul Pelletier lit up the first six issues of this DC Digital First series, is back for what looks to be another several-issue sequence. Well, that’s what the final page indicates; the previous 15 give us a complete story that […]

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