Supergirl #42 review

‘It all ends here’ says the blurb on Carmine Di Giandomenico and Ivan Plascencia’s dramatic cover image, to which I say, thank goodness. This book has been a cheerless affair for many an issue, even DC have lost faith in it, refusing to release the final issues in print – a rotten slap in the […]

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Ghosts #1 review

The nights are drawing in – hey, it’s nearly July! – so the latest DC Digital First offering is just the ticket, reviving a long-running mystery book with a tale tailored to today’s tastes. For rather than an anthology of shorts, Ghosts gives us a single story of the Spectre, the super-spook created by Jerry […]

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Suicide Squad #6 review

Fight scene choreography is something I have trouble with; either a lot of artists are less than excellent at it or, more likely, I’m terrible at parsing the visuals. If that’s the problem, Bruno Redondo is the solution. That is stunning artwork. There isn’t a panel in which I don’t know what’s going on. There’s […]

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The Flash Annual #3

It may be a Flash Annual but the star of the show here is one of his most famous Rogues, Captain Boomerang. Recently released from prison after earning a pardon, we join him as he’s being interrogated by a couple of government agents about a recent run-in with the new Task Force X, which mostly […]

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Superman #22 review

What with the Covid-caused delay to comics, it feels as if Superman has been fending off Mongul’s latest attack on Earth for ever. Happily, the space conqueror hasn’t reached us, we’re still unvanquished, and here’s the Man of Steel back and raring to go. Seriously, this is among the best battles with Mongul I’ve read; […]

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