Freedom Fighters #12 review

It’s the final push against the Third Reich by Uncle Sam, Phantom Lady, Black Condor, Doll Girl, Human Bomb and Cache. Throughout the United States, the hope of the people feeds Uncle Sam in his battle with Adolf Hitler III’s Overman. Seeing the tide has turned against him, Hitler flees his mountain base, starting a […]

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Jimmy Olsen #7 review

Behind another irresistible cover by Steve Lieber – its Charles M Schulz meets Jimmy’s Silver Age – we get more quirky, compelling vignettes centred on Superman’s Pal and his Pals. There’s Jimmy Olsen’s Shrink, Dr Lorelei Liu, who wants to find the ‘real’ Jimmy (that’s her in the last two panels). Jimmy Olsen’s brother and […]

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Supergirl #38 review

A canine’s sense of smell is said to be 40 times greater than a person’s. So heaven help Krypto the Superdog in your average city back alley. Still, he does pick up the scent of his pal Kara, last seen facing a vision of her corrupter, The Batman Who Laughs, in Supergirl #37. Krypto tracks […]

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Batman #86 review

It’s a new day in Gotham. In the aftermath of Alfred’s death, Bruce Wayne is rethinking his mission. He’s not going to retire from his vigilante activities, tear down Batman… he’s going to build. And while he’s one of the wealthiest men in the world, Bruce isn’t going to pay for it all himself – […]

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Lois Lane #7 review

In which we learn the identity of the woman who tried to kill herself a few issues ago. The Question, Renee Montoya, sorts out a snoopy photographer. Lois is challenged by Renee about her recently very public private life. Renee flirts with someone about whom she should actually be very suspicious. Lois isn’t impressed by […]

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Action Comics #1018 review

Today, the Legion of Doom is trouncing Superman and his Justice League partners. Earlier, Metropolis fire chief Melody Moore has news for Clark Kent. Six months ago, dogged young reporter Robinson Goode has a run-in with shady scientists from Star Labs. In order of interest, I’d say the origin of Red Cloud is most compelling, […]

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