Action Comics #987 review

This is the one you’ve been waiting for! It’s an old comic book cover line, usually sheer hype. This, though, is the one we’ve been waiting for, the beginning of the storyline unveiling the identity of Mr Oz. The mysterious manipulator who’s been behind the scenes since DC Rebirth began stands revealed this issue.  Yes, […]

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Dark Nights: Metal #1 review

Well, Scott Snyder promised us a big, bonkers summer blockbuster of a comic and that seems to be exactly what we’re getting with Dark Nights: Metal. It begins with the Justice League forced to fight for the entertainment of Mongul and his hordes… … continues with the revelation of the identity of the new Lady […]

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Action Comics #983 review

It’s the Superman Revenge Squad vs the Superman Family. Well, not the entire clan, as Lois and Jon are being squired to safety – hopefully – by Fortress of Solitude robot Kelex. It’s not just a matter of them being collateral damage, Superman is terrified as to what the Squad’s Zod would do were he […]

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Suicide Squad Rebirth #1 review

Amanda Waller has a problem – President Barack Obama has found out about the existence of Task Force X and he’s not pleased.  Amanda Waller has a very persuasive manner. She convinces Obama there should be a murderous, lunatic black ops team serving a world that can’t know of its existence … all it really […]

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Action Comics #49 review

There’s a moment in this comic that pretty much sums up my reaction to the continuation of the Truth storyline, which features a depowered Superman lost in a world of grumpy people.  Thank you, Justice League.  This is a frustrating issue. There’s loads of talent on display, from writer Greg Pak to co-writer and layout artist Aaron […]

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Batman/Superman #18 review

Superman has his own Joker, an adversary who doesn’t want to rule the world so much as watch him suffer. And how do you make an invulnerable man hurt? By attacking the people who matter to him. Not just friends, but those he’s saved over the years, folk who have gone on to make more […]

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Robin Rises: Alpha #1 review

Well, that was … more of the same. For the last couple of months the Batman and Robin series has featured Batman and friends vs Darkseid and the forces of Apokolips. B&R #37 saw Batman succeed in returning to Earth and returning dead son Damian to life. This issue bookending the Robin Rises story begins […]

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