Superman #31 review

This isn’t the originally solicited issue, it’s a fill-in. I rather like fill-ins. They give the regular creative team a break and the reader a chance to see someone else’s take on a series. Sometimes we get a story with the title character to the side, as here – Superman #31 is basically a team-up […]

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Teen Titans #10 review

In San Francisco Bay, supervillain Black Manta tries to kill the mother of his son. But if she dies, Lucia isn’t going down easily.  While she’s been living in the heart of the US, she’s from the other-dimensional realm of Xebel, with hard water powers similar to those of its most famous daughter, Mera. The […]

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Action Comics #971 review

Superman is convinced. L’Call the Godslayer and partner Zade have shown the Man of Steel visions of a future in which Lex Luthor is the new Darkseid. He agrees that Lex must die, that millions might live. He agrees to deliver the killing blow if they hand him the ceremonial sword.  I think we all […]

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Action Comics #969 review

Self-styled Superman Lex Luthor has been kidnapped by two alien beings. L’Call and Zade believe he’s destined to become the next Darkseid if he’s not killed. And yet they’ve not murdered him, they’ve transported him across the cosmos to the world of Nideesi, where a court of Remnants – survivors of galactic genocide – will […]

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Action Comics #965 review

It’s Lois Lane’s first day at the Daily Planet and she’s nervous. This isn’t the Lois who usually works at the Metropolis newspaper, it’s the Lois from the pre-Flashpoint Earth – Mrs Superman, mother of new Superboy Jon and supremely adept journalist. But to get the story she’s after, Lois must fool a team of crack […]

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Action Comics #963 review

The rejuvenated Action Comics begins its second storyline, kicking off from events in the previous arc. As Superman fought Doomsday, Clark Kent showed up… a second Clark Kent, one without superpowers. He’s the star of this issue, investigating possibly dodgy company Geneticron.  The story starts in media res, with Clark fleeing for his life from […]

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Action Comics #25 review

Tying into the Zero Year series in Batman provides new Action Comics creators Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder with a great excuse to give us more of Grant Morrison’s tee-shirt Superman. The story begins even earlier, though, as Lana Lang says goodbye to Clark Kent and Smallville, ready to make her mark on the world. […]

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