Titans Hunt #1 review

Hard-luck hero Roy Harper is having feelings of deja vu. He can’t put his finger on it, but that T-shaped water tower reminds him of… something.  When an Atlantean turns Dick Grayson’s latest mission for Spyral into a bloodbath, the unnatural whirlpool into which the stranger flees reminds the former Teen Wonder of… something.  Newborn Amazon Donna […]

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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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Adventure Comics #529 review

With tutors Night Girl, Bouncing Boy and Duplicate Girl taken out by Cosmic King, it’s up to the Legion Academy students to defend Legion of Super-Heroes HQ. And while they do a fine job, a sacrifice is the price they pay for victory. It’s satisfying to see the trainee heroes finally cut loose after months […]

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Adventure Comics #528 review

It’s Graduation Day for Legion Academy students Nightwind, Power Boy, Lamprey and Crystal Kid but celebrations are muted in some quarters. Most of the younger students are deflated, angry or both at the fact that after years of training, none of the graduates are off to the Legion of Super-Heroes. They’re leaving Montauk Point, outside […]

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Adventure Comics #527 review

I always had mixed feelings about Comet Queen. When she appeared in the Eighties, the first thing I noticed about her was the visual, and I was rather taken by her smooth lines, that weird flaming head, the big grin.  Then she opened her gob and I wanted to reach for the duct tape. Comet Queen’s Valley […]

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Adventure Comics #526 review

It’s another split book month, with the first feature concluding the Academy students’ trip to the planet Phlon, and the second focusing on XS, super-speed Legionnaire from a lost universe. ‘First Hints’ has Chemical Kid enlisting Gravity Kid, Dragonwing and Glorith to cover up the fact that his father had dealings with the criminal Taurus […]

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