Detective Comics #1050 review

I bought this ‘Landmark 1050th issue for the World’s Finest preview, which is just as well, as the rest of the issue wasn’t my cup of tea. If you’re going to use anniversary status – even a weird one no one’s ever heard of – to bring in new readers, the trick is to be […]

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Action Comics #1039 review

Trapped on Warworld, his powers inhibited by red sun radiation, Superman is learning what it means to be a fighter in Mongul’s arena. Later, one of the other fighters tells Clark that his approach is going to get him killed. Elsewhere in the tombs of Warworld, Omac and Natasha Irons – who accompanied Superman on […]

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She-Hulk #1 review

Jennifer Walters has been through some changes over the past few years, but today she’s back to basics – a lawyer whose gamma-irradiated blood can take her from mouse to magnificent in seconds. It’s not all sunshine. Constant time out for superhero shenanigans has stalled Jen’s legal career, meaning she’s back to Square One, about […]

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Superman: Son of Kal-El #7 review

Well, there’s a cover. New Superman Jon Kent protesting against climate change with a bunch of equally earnest kids, including boyfriend Jay. Actually, forget the ‘earnest’ bit, after his improved performance last time I’m back to trusting Jay not one bit. Oh, and there’s Aqualad… and is that a sea monster? Anyway, the cover reminds […]

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World of Krypton #2 review

After an assassination attempt on Jor-El, Zor-El and baby Kara Zor-El, black sheep of the family Kru-El is put on trial. New Head of Planetary Security Dru-Zod – he won the role by saving the Els – wants to come down heavy on Kru, who hoped to wipe out his cousins so he’d be head […]

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One-Star Squadron #2 review

Minute Man isn’t a big name among superheroes. A legacy hero, he depends upon the Miraclo drug created by Rex Mason for his vigour, but unlike the original Hourman he doesn’t get 60 minutes of strength – the clue’s in the name. A minute of super powers isn’t going to get you into the Justice […]

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