Dark Days: The Casting #1 review

One of the big keynotes of the DC Universe is legacy – heroes and villains constantly reborn, either literally, like Hawkman, or figuratively, like the Flash. Something less talked about, but for me a big part of the appeal of the line, is scope, and that’s what this comic has in spades. So what does […]

Read More Dark Days: The Casting #1 review

Dark Days: The Forge #1 review

A long time ago, an Egyptian prince discovers the secrets of Nth metal.  Today, Batman rescues a scientist from a volcanic eruption in the Bermuda Triangle.  And Green Lantern Hal Jordan is dispatched to the Batcave by the Guardian Ganthet, to stop a secret coming to light. Before he can discover what that is, Hal […]

Read More Dark Days: The Forge #1 review

Suicide Squad #1 review

How big a draw, no pun intended, is the art of Jim Lee these days? Because here’s DC’s co-publisher pencilling two-thirds of this debut issue. The series is fortnightly so if we’re going to get a run of his artwork in every issue, we’re not getting a full 20pp of it – back-up strips with […]

Read More Suicide Squad #1 review

Scooby Apocalypse #1 review

In Paris, a bespectacled young woman releases something sinister into the air. One year later, at the Blazing Man alternate culture festival, a TV reporter and her cameraman are looking for a way to boost ratings. Nearby, a shaggy young man and his massive Great Dane are taking a walk, and if said walk leads […]

Read More Scooby Apocalypse #1 review

Superman Unchained #9 review

An alien armada is fast approaching Earth, one so powerful there may be only thing that could stop them – the death of Superman. Lex Luthor has given the Man of Steel a vial of solar fuel which, when injected in the vicinity of the invasion force, will make him explode with unimaginable power. Batman […]

Read More Superman Unchained #9 review

Superman Unchained #5 review

The opening storyline of the Scott Snyder/Jim Lee showcase continues with a bit of action, a smattering of character work and lots of exposition. Recently revealed first superman Wraith reveals where he’s from during a bid to make Superman feel so apart from everyone else that he’ll join Sam Lane’s secret military project. The elder alien […]

Read More Superman Unchained #5 review