Heroes Reborn #1 review

It’s just another day in the neighbourhood and Robbie Reyes is a man on a mission. On a bike. Wot, no flaming muscle car? The figure watching him takes this as confirmation that this isn’t the reality he knows. Blade the Vampire Slayer finds himself on a world with no vampires. And that’s not the […]

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Suicide Squad #3 review

Amanda Waller is getting to know new Task Force X recruit Superboy better. But is she sitting down with him over a cuppa? Not Waller. Not this version, anyway. #notmywaller Why be straight with an actual superhero who’s agreed to work with the Suicide Squad – despite being tortured along the way – when you […]

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Crime Syndicate #3 review

Starro the Conqueror is on Earth 3. The alien starfish collective has invaded the minds of metahumans across the planet and only a few remain free to challenge their attacker. Among them are Johnny Quick, Owlman and Superwoman Separated from the regular DC Earth by vibrations, the people of Earth 3 are inclined towards self-interest, […]

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Teen Titans Academy #2 review

It’s an all-action opening as wheelchair-using student Alinta is menaced by mystery person Red X. Flashback to 72 hours earlier and while ‘Mr Cyborg’ is apparently supervising every class at the Roy Harper Academy’s Field Day, ‘Mr Nightwing’ and ‘Ms Starfire’ are chatting after some extracurricular activities. Joining Cyborg, Nightwing shares his worries about one […]

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Action Comics #1030 review

It’s just another day in the Warworld neighbourhood and captive warlords are swearing fealty to its ruler, Mongul. Sidekick Chaytil isn’t impressed. On Earth, Superman’s brief fight with a giant robot provides the Atom and Batman with statistics to argue over. In the Middle East, Jon Kent tells Damian Wayne what’s on his mind. And […]

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Robin #1 review

Robin has flown the nest. Damian Wayne has left Gotham without telling the rest of the Bat-Family. He’s over in Asia, beating up one of the world’s greatest fighters. Damian’s win earns him a boat ride to Lazarus Island, where more martial masters are massing for matches. And his first foe? So why is Damian […]

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The Flash #769 review

What’s worse than a fearsomely fanged Dominator? A giant fearsomely fanged Dominator. Usually Wally West would be straight in there, running up and down the monster as he punches it 1000 times a second. Heck, he’s been beating up yellow giants since 1961. Not today though. Today – and that’s a ‘today’ in the 31st […]

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Nightwing #79 review

How to spend billions. It’s a problem we’ve all had to contend with at some point in life, and today it’s Dick Grayson’s turn. He’s been left the savings of Alfred Pennyworth, manservant and, it turns out, man of means. Dick knew his other father, Bruce Wayne, was loaded, but that Thomas Wayne had left […]

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Justice League #60 review

Last issue, a new threat appeared in the kingdom of Kahndaq – Brutus, monstrous warrior from the homeworld of new heroine Naomi McDuffie. Now, having connected the invader’s energy signature to Naomi, Black Adam, Kahndaq’s ruler, wants a word, and turns up in her Oregon hometown with typical bombast. Justice Leaguer Superman, though, isn’t about […]

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Who’s Who Omnibus Volume 1 review

To celebrate its 50th year of publication in 1985, DC Comics published two complementary series. One, Crisis on Infinite Earths, has been collected multiple times. The other, Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe, has been a lot longer coming. But it’s here, and it’s wonderful. Collecting not just the original 26 issues, […]

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