The Legion of Super-Heroes #9 review

On trial for being more proactive in United Planets affairs than President RJ Brande would like, members of the Legion of Super-Heroes defend themselves. At the forefront of the legal battle is Shadow Lass. Tasmia Mallor tells the delegates from member worlds that “… the Legion is a brilliant idea well executed by its members’. […]

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The Flash #762 review

Thank you Josh Williamson. I don’t think I’ve ever started a review with thanks. That kills the suspense. I liked this issue. A lot. And the ending… just perfect. It’s the conclusion to the Finish Line storyline, which we know is Williamson’s last before he steps off the book. I didn’t know this was his […]

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Shazam! #15 review

What now?’ asks our hero on the wonderful Brandon Peterson cover for Shazam! #15 and well he might – it’s the last issue of the latest series starring the hero formerly known as Captain Marvel. Or rather, ‘inspired by’… this isn’t the Captain Marvel loved by generations. The powers are different. The personality is different. […]

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Action Comics #1025 review

Ye gods. That cover is by professional artists. Inside Action Comics #1025, at least we have another fun story, which begins with a flashback to an Earth not regularly seen in this book. Marisol Leone, today the head of Earth 0’s Invisible Mafia, was planning to relocate. As for the why, we see that in […]

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Coffee and Comics, anyone?

It’s podcast time again as Clinton Robison invites me on his show to talk Scooby-Doo Team-Up. Every episode the over-caffeinated Clinton – find him on Twitter via @CoffeeComicsBlg – talks one comic book in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. And while, as a Brit, my caffeine drink of choice is […]

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Iron Man #1 review

That’s ‘Iron Man’. No ‘Invincible’, ‘International’ or ‘Infamous’. Really, Iron Man needs an adjective. On the basic of this issue, I suggest ‘The Understated Iron Man’… The cover promises a big slugfest with his greatest foes, but inside, all we get are two pages of Terrax the Tamer that may as well be marked ‘obligatory […]

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Teen Titans #45 review

Deathstroke tried to murder the Teen Titans. Damian Wayne has quit as Robin. Batman has ordered the Titans to disband. Red Arrow and Kid Flash aren’t ready to stop doing good, though. The archer, Emiko, has deduced that evil techie Gizmo is behind the mercenary Deathstroke’s attack of them. Not too far away, remaining ex-Titans […]

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Detective Comics #1027 review

This is a big comic – 144 pages – but it’s a big occasion, one thousand issues since Batman debuted in 1939’s Detective Comics #27. The Gotham Guardian’s not starred in every one since then, having stepped aside for Batwoman to take centre stage at one point, but the shadow of the Bat has always […]

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