Last month it was revealed that Steppenwolf’s murderous henchman Brutaal was in fact Earth 2’s Superman, not dead after all, but transformed into a killing machine by Darkseid. This issue he cuts a swathe through the World Army, forcing the superheroes to retreat to its Arkham base. There, General Sam Lane awakens a new hero, […]Read More Earth 2 #17 review
We all saw it coming and here it is – the first cull of titles which debuted as part of September 2011’s revamp of the DC Comics line. After their eighth issues, the following series will be no more: Men of War, Mr Terrific, Static Shock, Blackhawks, Hawk & Dove and OMAC. I can’t say […]Read More 52 – 6 +6 = The Newer 52
Given that Green Lantern Alan Scott was operating in Gotham City for decades before Batman debuted, I’ve often wondered if the older hero had any influence on the younger? Here we find out, courtesy of the all-ages Batman team-up book. For anyone thinking this tale can’t possibly count in terms of ‘real’ continuity, I spotted […]Read More All-New Batman: The Brave and the Bold #7 review
Part three of the Supertown story sees a new player show up – the delightfully named Dr Chaos. He steps off a train, full of light-hearted banter, but when we see what he’s left on the vehicle – carriages full of corpses – it’s obvious he’s no joke. The JSA are trying to put the […]Read More Justice Society of America #46 review
I’ve been a vocal supporter of the new JSA run by Mark Guggenheim and Scott Kolins, but I really do have to point at the upcoming cover for for March’s issue #49 and jeer a little. Alan Scott takes his Green Lantern title too literally. The man looks like a flying coal scuttle …Read More Oh. My. Lord.