X-Men Gold #1 review

The war with the Inhumans behind them, the X-Men have moved to New York City. Literally moved the mansion to Central Park. The idea is that they’re no longer hiding from the rest of humanity, making it less likely they’ll be feared and hated. It also makes stopping the latest alien attack more convenient.  What […]

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Superman #50 review

It’s Superman’s big 50th issue and we’re getting the first meeting between New 52 Superman and pre-Flashpoint post-Crisis Superman! Oh hang on, DC changed the story, they’re putting that in an upcoming issue. Unless they change their corporate mind again… OK, so let’s just enjoy whatever this double size special has to offer.  Last week, […]

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Action Comics #49 review

There’s a moment in this comic that pretty much sums up my reaction to the continuation of the Truth storyline, which features a depowered Superman lost in a world of grumpy people.  Thank you, Justice League.  This is a frustrating issue. There’s loads of talent on display, from writer Greg Pak to co-writer and layout artist Aaron […]

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Superman #48 review

Can we stop now? How’s that for a pithy review? OK,  it’s pretty rubbish, but honestly, I read this issue, enjoyed the odd moment, but had to force myself to get through it. This comic has been on an upswing of late, with writer Gene Yang and artist Howard Porter showing chemistry in the Mythbrawl […]

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Batman/Superman #26 review

Superman knows Vandal Savage has something to do with the conspiracy that’s seen him depowered. He’s been beaten up by the immortal villain and reluctantly accepted a helping hand from Batgirl. As this issue begins, she’s brought in more assistance – from fellow Gothamites Dick Grayson and Red Hood. The mission? To save a small […]

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Batman/Superman #23 review

I do love Superman and monsters. It rarely fails to make me happy. In a nice diversion from the general gloom of the Truth sequence in the Superman books, writer Greg Pak gives us a nice side story in which the stakes are stacked, but the fun is foremost.  Ukur, the Beastmaster of Subterranea – […]

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Batman/Superman #22 review

Superman is in Gotham on the trail of tech that could kill him. New Batman Jim Gordon wants to arrest the newly outed Clark Kent, insisting that he can’t be trusted. Lucius Fox’s energy research lab has been targeted by tech raiders. And an old enemy of Superman shows up to scratch a grudge.  And […]

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