Detective Comics #935 review

Bat Boot Camp is underway and just look at that training room.  Who needs holograms when you have Clayface plugged into what passes in Gotham for a PlayStation? After three hours this danger room really is endangering the players, and Red Robin Tim Drake has had enough. He wonders why he, Spoiler, Orphan and indeed, […]

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Detective Comics #934 review

Bat facts… Batman confronts villain turned vigilante Azrael atop a Gotham building. Things blow up. Batwoman’s dad is trying to convince her to let him help shape her war on crime. Batman sneaks into the apartment Batwoman keeps as Kate Kane and offers her a new role – general to a unit of young crimefighters […]

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Martian Manhunter #1 review

Who is J’onn Jonzz? Is he a friendly Justice Leaguer? A Martian weapon of planetary destruction? A gnarled old monster who does magic tricks for food? This title from the new DC shows that he could be all three, as writer Rob Williams and penciller Eddy Barrows give us a fresh take on one of […]

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Nightwing #30 review

Well, that was horrible.  It’s the final issue of Nightwing, but not really. In the ‘grand’ tradition of Justice League United #0 being #1 by any other name, this is actually Grayson #1, or #0 if we have to be all Marketing about it. Yes, we see exchanges between Nightwing and Batman about what Dick’s […]

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Superman #24 review

It’s the conclusion of Psi War in, according to the splash page, part three. It’s actually part nine or something, as this storyline has meandered from its beginnings in Superman, bled out into Action Comics and taken in a Superman Annual along the way. I’ve found a lot of it great fun, but there’s no […]

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Justice League #23 review

Answers – this book has them by the bucketload. There’s the story of Secret Society organiser The Outsider. The revelation of a traitor within the Leagues. What’s been poisoning Superman. The truth behind Dr Light’s death. And best of all, the true nature of Pandora’s Box. All of which makes this issue sound like Exposition […]

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Superman #22 review

The Psi War storyline continues, with psychics Hector Hammond and the Hive Queen at one another’s throats. Meanwhile, Superman ponders his vulnerability to mental attacks before catching up first with blogging partner Cat Grant, then best pal Jimmy Olsen. His chat with the latter is interrupted when Metropolis is attacked by familiar-looking tech, prompting Clark […]

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