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 […]

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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 […]

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All-Star Batman #2 review

Batman is riding the train. And so is Two-Face. And Killer Croc. And King Shark and oodles more baddies, some Bat-specific, others less so. Harvey Dent is running the show and Batman is the star attraction as villains vie to kill him in exchange for a big bounty.  Batman, though, is prepared for a fight, […]

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All Star Batman #1 review

Batman and Two-Face are on a road trip. In the Batplane. Batman’s trying to take Two-Face somewhere to end the menace of the coin-flipping maniac once and for all.  That’s Good Two-Face. Bad Two-Face, meanwhile, has put the word out that if Batman succeeds, he’ll release all his blackmail material into the world – and […]

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Superman #50 review

It’s Superman’s big 50th issue and we’re getting the first meeting between New 52 Superman and pre-Flashpoint post-Crisis Superman! Oh hang on, DC changed the story, they’re putting that in an upcoming issue. Unless they change their corporate mind again… OK, so let’s just enjoy whatever this double size special has to offer.  Last week, […]

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Superman #45 review

Clark Kent uses his skills as an investigative reporter to learn how computer crook Hordr_root fits into the apparent conspiracy against him. He’s lost his secret identity, been attacked from every quarter – it’s time to turn the tables, become the party with information, and the power.  This issue a meeting with former Hordr worker […]

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Superman #44 review

The secret is out and the villains are coming home to roost. Clark Kent’s Clinton Street is where the latest version of the Royal Flush Gang ambushes him. They’re gambling that he’s strong enough to squeeze coal into diamonds for them, but weak enough to have to do as they say.  As it turns out, […]

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