Superman #30 review

Possessed by Parallax, Superman is confronted by Sinestro. Once partners, the leader of the Yellow Lanterns and the fear creature battle it out for Superman’s soul.  The Green Lantern-turned-villain, though, has back-up. Transported to the world of Qward by the lightning bolts of its warrior Weaponers, Superman is trussed up by Sinestro. He wants to […]

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Superman #29 review

A small boy, Zee, is playing the DCU version of Pokemon Go. It doesn’t end well.  And he’s just the first. For two weeks, one child goes missing nightly. Superman is trying to help in both his identities.  Elsewhere, Zee has reappeared. But it’s no longer Pokemon he’s hunting.  Later, Superman is doing detective work.  […]

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Superman #23 review

As a curious, angry Lois is telekinetically kept at bay by neighbour turned antagonist Cobb Branden, Superman examines the prison tubes containing Batman, Robin, Frankenstein and more. Lois assumes, reasonably, that Cobb is a villain, but he disagrees.  Lois fights back with her Bat-gauntlet, angering Cobb and bringing a very angry Superman to the scene, […]

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Superman #22 review

Lois Kent is worried. Husband Clark, son Jon and family friends Bruce and Damian have gone missing. And whatever can stop Superman, Superboy, Batman and Robin returning begs to be investigated. Luckily, Lois Kent is also Lois Lane, one of the world’s top investigative reporters.  Outside her home, the tree often occupied by Jon and […]

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Action Comics #976 review

Ever read a comic that goes exactly where you expect it to… and you couldn’t be happier? That’s me and Action Comics #576, which wraps up the Superman Reborn story arc and along with it, the short, rollercoaster lives of the New 52 Superman and Lois Lane.  But they’re not gone – the Lois and Clark […]

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Action Comics #975 review

Superman and Lois are on the warpath. Their son, Jon, has been taken away by a strange light and they reckon there’s only one suspect – the Clark Kent doppleganger who’s been haunting them. Reaching his Metropolis apartment, they find him. And he’s angry.  So who is he? Someone who has magical powers, given his […]

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Superman #13 review

When I was a kid, reading passed-down Silver Age comics, you couldn’t get through a Superman Family story without the phrase ‘How ironic (choke)’ turning up at the end. Editor Mort Weisinger was obsessed with unexpected turnabouts – Lois Lane would marry a gorgeous alien who turned out to be allergic to her hairspray and […]

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