Dark Days: The Casting #1 review

One of the big keynotes of the DC Universe is legacy – heroes and villains constantly reborn, either literally, like Hawkman, or figuratively, like the Flash. Something less talked about, but for me a big part of the appeal of the line, is scope, and that’s what this comic has in spades. So what does […]

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Dark Days: The Forge #1 review

A long time ago, an Egyptian prince discovers the secrets of Nth metal.  Today, Batman rescues a scientist from a volcanic eruption in the Bermuda Triangle.  And Green Lantern Hal Jordan is dispatched to the Batcave by the Guardian Ganthet, to stop a secret coming to light. Before he can discover what that is, Hal […]

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Action Comics #978 review

Superman continues his trip into the past via the Fortress of Solitude’s crystal collection (not available on QVC). Having been told by Mr Mxyzptlk that his history was altered, he’s out to learn what doesn’t match his memories.  The problem is, that as his memories were tweaked, reality was tweaked too, so what he sees is […]

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Action Comics #977 review

Clark Kent is back at the Daily Planet and super-speed typing is once again the order of the day. Perry White has held the front page for Clark’s latest scoop, while Lois Lane is keen to get back home to son Jon. There’s a change of plan. Lois and Clark are happier than ever, yet […]

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Robin Rises: Alpha #1 review

Well, that was … more of the same. For the last couple of months the Batman and Robin series has featured Batman and friends vs Darkseid and the forces of Apokolips. B&R #37 saw Batman succeed in returning to Earth and returning dead son Damian to life. This issue bookending the Robin Rises story begins […]

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Robin Rises Omega #1 review

Batman’s ongoing quest to bring Damian Wayne back from the dead spins off into a special as DC starts counting down to the the return of Robin.  Will it be Damian by Batman’s side when the story ends at the turn of the year? It certainly seems so, given how long the sequence has been […]

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