The New 52: Future’s End #0 review

It’s 2049 and Earth is overrun by the robotic hordes of Brother Eye, the human populace in chains. A few heroes remain free, working to down the satellite controlling the super-heroes turned by having the ‘eye-seed’ planted within them. Batman, who bears some responsibility for the situation, takes one last, desperate throw of the dice […]

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Superboy #24 review

Psycho Pirate has revealed himself to Superboy as the man behind the weird goings on at a city school. His Medusa Mask gives him enough power to keep Superboy calm while he explains that Kon’s new friend, Dr Psycho, has been using him, getting close enough to tap into his psi powers and begin taking […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #11 review

When DC’s New 52 initiative began, only three franchises escaped the big reboot – Batman, Green Lantern and the Legion of Super-Heroes. With other DC Universe books we have little idea of who the characters are, how many of their old stories ‘happened’. Not so with Batman, GL and the Legion. And of the three, […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #10 review

Brainiac 5 and Dream Girl have been kidnapped by the Dominators and locked up on the planet Panoptes. They want to add the Legion genius’ DNA to their gene pool, and are considering a new caste with Naltorian-style precognition. On Earth, the United Planets has banned the Legion from mounting a rescue mission because there’s […]

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Wonder Woman #9 review

A punny thing happened on the way to the wedding. Actually, several punny things, and I’m getting very tired of Brian Azzarello’s penchant for wordplay. All too often the point of scenes in his Wonder Woman run seems to be to get a pun into play, yet rarely does said pun move the story forward. […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #8 review

It’s old home week as Steve Lightle, much-loved penciller for a tremendous run of Eighties Legion of Super-Heroes stories, returns for one issue. Not the whole issue, mind – another former artist, but much more recent, also stops by for a done-in-one short, Yildiray Cinar. It’s safe to say the issue is in fine artistic […]

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