Legion of Super-Heroes #21 review

There’s a real sense of doom around current Legion issues. It’s not just that the 31st century universe is being torn apart by the Fatal Five, it’s the real-world knowledge that an end is coming. That the series is being cancelled in a couple of months, to be replaced by a future Justice League series. […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #20 review

The new Fatal Five’s attack on the United Planets continues, with members vying to see who can kill the most Legionnaires. On the world where Sun Boy died, FF leader Tharok, controlling a Promethean Giant, bids to stomp out his Legion opposite Phantom Girl’s life, prompting her to fade away … Meanwhile, two Legionnaires are […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #15 review

An eerie voice wakes sleeping Legionnaire Glorith and bids her follow their words. In a daze, she enters a glowing cloud and finds herself in Barcelona, and attacked by a mob whose members want to burn her for the witch that she is. Back at headquarters the next morning, pals Dragonwing and Chemical Kid are […]

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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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Legion of Super-Heroes #9 review

Brainiac 5 and Harmonia are at Circadia Senius’ lab, disagreeing about the possibility of beating the blockage in the time stream, when Dream Girl drops by. She’s had a premonition that something important is going to occur. And occur it does, as two unknown assailants pop up. Literally – they come out of a Boom […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #7 review

Surprise surprise, the two China-set plotlines begun last issue are linked – the polluting fire raging in the Xinjiang region is the work of the future cultists running amok in the urban area. Thankfully, Legionnaires are at both sites and ready to fight. Holding back the fire are Element Lad, Sun Boy and Chemical Kid, […]

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Legion of Super-heroes #6 review

Sun Boy, Element Lad and Chemical Kid venture to China to clean up an environmental disaster, while Dragonwing visits her sister elsewhere in  the country. At Legion HQ, Dream Girl puts the kibosh on Star Boy’s hopes of a long snogging session because she has a science project. On Panoptes, Brainiac 5 and Mon-El lead […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #4 review

The conclusion to the Legion’s latest encounter with the Dominators begins with rogue Daxamite Res-Vir, aka The Renegade, breaking free of the inertron chains with which he’s been bound. Enraged, he attacks the Legionnaires but Chemical Kid overcomes his panic to save the day when, guided by Element Lad, he disrupts Res-Vir’s metabolism, bringing him […]

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