Green Lanterns Rebirth #1 review

Green Lanterns are great. They have the ability to overcome great fear. A fantastic personality trait. Trouble is, the rest of their psyches are full of holes. There’s Guy Gardner, arrogance personified. John Stewart, plagued by doubt. Hal Jordan, the space employee from hell… And now here’s Jessica Cruz, recovering fear addict, and bull in […]

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Secret Six #7 review

What’s the collective noun for mystics? Whatever is it, we need it for Secret Six #7, as pretty much all of DC’s magic-based heroes and villains hold a council of war. The problem? Black Alice, teenage sorceress and Secret Six member.  We knew she borrowed power from magical users but it seems there’s a previously […]

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Phantom Lady #1 review

Years ago, in Metropolis’ Suicide Slum, crusading reporter Harry Knight and his wife were executed by a mob boss. Today their daughter Jennifer fights crime as the superheroine Phantom Lady, armed with a black light ray which can cause dense fog, manifest hard light objects and extend to form a ‘shadow slide’. Flash back six […]

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Wonder Girl #1 review

Ah, simplicity, I love you. Over in Wonder Woman there’s continuity crushing and confusion aplenty as a tweaked Diana searches for the truths of her life over the course of 12 issues or more. In this one-shot, Wonder Girl visits her mother at an archaelogical conference in London and foils a heist by mud-morpher Lady Zand, with […]

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Secret Six 6 review

One of DC’s most consistently entertaining series, Secret Six delivers once more this month. Yes, the storyline around the ‘Get out of Hell free’ card storyline begun in issue 1 shows no signs of wrapping, but neither is there evidence of flagging. As a maguffin to motivate action and character dynamics, the card is first-rate. […]

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Secret Six 5 review

Another month, another issue of one of DC’s most consistent books. I was afraid the company’s Faces of Evil linewide stunt would derail the ongoing Get Out of Hell Free card storyline, but all it means is a Deadshot solo cover by Andrew Robinson, along with his narrative PoV. It doesn’t tell me anything I […]

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Secret Six 3

‘Unhinged’ continues with our villains united against a bunch of rival baddies out to get the mysterious card for the enigmatic Junior. Along the way we hear something of how the Tarantula came by said maguffin, and get our first glimpse of the newest member. Said newest member is one Jeanette, and she looks like […]

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