Red Hood and the Outsiders was one of the bigger hits of the New 52, where longevity is concerned, managing 40 issues and the odd annual. The adventures of Jason Todd and pals Starfire and Arsenal got off to a bad start with the three characters the superhero equivalent of a circuit party, but things […]Read More Red Hood and the Outlaws Rebirth #1 review
The origin of the latest Justice League rattles along nicely, with answers gained as to what alien tech is doing hidden in the wilds of Canada, and the nature of Ultra the Multi-Alien. Plus, we finally catch up with the cold open of issue #0. Green Arrow, Stargirl, J’onn J’onnz and Animal Man meet Sardath, […]Read More Justice League United #3 review except it’s really #2, blame DC, OK?
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 […]Read More Supergirl #29 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 […]Read More Supergirl #28 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 […]Read More Supergirl #27 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 […]Read More Action Comics #18 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 […]Read More A+X #1 review