Supergirl #29 review

Supergirl is a Red Lantern. She’s embraced the power of the ring, given in to her rage. In her maddened state she may destroy the earth, but one hero stands against her … the Silver Banshee?Yep, Kara’s erstwhile flatmate progresses from conflicted adversary to full-on good guy here, giving in to her own dark side […]

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Supergirl #28 review

Supergirl and Lobo are fighting at underground science station the Block. Kara is angrier than ever before, bitter that Earth seems to have nothing to offer but pain. The fight goes worldwide when Block boss Shay Veritas expels the pair to stop the facility and its inhabitants from becoming collateral damage (though lurking demon Blaze […]

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Supergirl #27 review

Space mercenary Lobo is dead, killed by an out-of-control Supergirl. His corpse – which hasn’t shown the Czarnian tendency to heal instantly – is being opened up on the dissection table at Dr Shay Veritas’s Block research facility. Veritas is watching her lookalike assistants from behind an observation glass, along with Kara, who’s appalled at […]

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Action Comics #18 review

Esnetni saw taht, wehp. Oops, sorry, I’m in 5th Dimension mode, backwards speak and all that. Longtime Superman readers know that the way to banish traditional pest Mr Mxyzptlk home to the 5th Dimension is to trick him into saying his name backwards. But Mxy’s rival Vyndktvx, who’s been attacking Superman from all angles for […]

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A+X #1 review

After several months of Avengers vs X-Men split book AvsX, Marvel flips the formula to reflect the friendlier relationship between the two teams. And decent sales. So here’s another $3.99 series featuring two stories spread over a stingy 21pp, but it’s team-ups rather than tussles. First up is Captain America and Bucky in the Second […]

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