Someone is kidnapping ghosts. It’s a riddle beyond even the talents of the Phantom Stranger to solve, so he turns to the experts – Mystery Inc. Not all the team members are excited at the prospect of spooks who don’t come with rubber masks… Soon Deadman has made the scene and the gang have found […]Read More Scooby-Doo Team-Up #25 review
As is often the case with event storylines, the best work appears around the edges, in crossovers. I had my reservations a couple of weeks back, but DC are playing fair in that while an engaging, worthwhile read, this issue doesn’t look to be essential to the Trinity War storyline in the Justice League books. […]Read More Trinity of Sin: Phantom Stranger #11 review
John Constantine and his ragtag Justice League Dark dare to enter the House of Mystery. Not that getting in is difficult – Constantine has a key, and proprietorial privileges to the property, ‘one of two twin [sic] houses that exist at the cross section of all space and time’. Specifically, he has a demon servant, […]Read More Justice League Dark #10 review
In the Amazon jungle, longtime Justice League foe Felix Faust is gathering an army. The magician is stronger than ever, having gained control of a devastatingly powerful mystic artefact. US Government mage Dr Mist has been captured after being sent by Colonel Steve Trevor to learn Faust’s plans. Who ya gonna call? Justice League Dark, […]Read More Justice League Dark #9 review
Caught between life and death, Boston Brand enters the bodies of people in times of crisis, helping them find the right path. At the same time the former circus aerialist, selfish and arrogant in his lifetime, is finding his own way – to redemption That’s the set-up for this five-part mini-series within a series, by […]Read More DC Universe Presents: Deadman #1 review
One of the particular pleasures of Flashpoint is its global reach. Usually in comics heroes visit other countries solely to watch them getting blown up. While it’s true this changed reality crossover has plenty of devastation – the French are drinking more than the odd bottle of Evian, while millions of Brits have swapped eating […]Read More Deadman and the Flying Graysons #1 review
So DC has announced the first ten of its 52 planned new #1s. I’ve little doubt most of you will have seen the list, noted the creative teams and eyeballed the images, so how about some drive-by gut reactions, based on precious little? I’ll start, please join in. Wonder Woman #1 by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang […]Read More The New DC Explosion – The Great Ten?