Superwoman #13 review

When last we met, Lana Lang had an inkling as to the source of her Superwoman powers. This issue opens with Lana battling against the super-powered Lex Luthor outside Smallville. And it’s not clear who’s on the right side The guy by Lana’s side, Red Sun, is an old schoolmate of hers, Amos Aimes. As […]

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Superwoman #12 review

Lana Lang is determined to learn the fate of Zeke, nephew of her partner John Henry Irons, otherwise the superhero Steel. As Superwoman, she caught up to Zeke’s long-ago abductor, the horror known as Skyhook, but he got away. She’s spent the day at her Daily Star science reporter job, but failed to impress boss […]

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Superwoman #10 review

Lana Lang is fighting… someone. We can see the arms, and readers of Superman past with particularly sharp visual recall might recognise the villain as Skyhook, a monster who stole children from the streets of Metropolis.  Flash back several years and Natasha, niece of Lana’s boyfriend John Henry Irons, gets herself home after her no-good […]

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Superwoman #9 review

After Superman Reborn,  here’s Lana Lang Reborn – the super-powers she recently gained were killing her but at the start of this issue, she’s healthy once more. Spat out of the Kryptonian warsuit that was keeping her alive, covered in cosmic-amniotic fluid, she’s a little dazed.  As she regains her composure, Superman’s all-purpose robot, Kelex, […]

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Supergirl #40 review

It’s the final issue of the Crucible academy storyline and the final issue of Supergirl. And what a great close to the series it is – talk about bittersweet! The story picks up with Superboy being primed to ‘give birth’ to ‘clonelings’ whom Crucible vice-principal/head nutter Korstus plans to use to force peace on the […]

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Supergirl #39 review

The Crucible story continues with Kara ready to fight to stop Superboy being taken to the cosmic college by Maxima. As it happens, Kon-El has a surprise for Kara, deciding to go willingly – he’s been trying to find his place in the universe and maybe it’s there. Kara doesn’t accompany them from Rome, being […]

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