It’s the 31st century and Supergirl is dying of Rigel fever. Her boyfriend Brainiac 5 and fellow Legionnaires feel helpless. If only there were a deus ex machina floating around… And so, Brainy sends cute helper robot Computo 2 – descendant of the killer machine that murdered one of Triplicate Girl’s bodies, bless – back to […]Read More Legion of Super-Heroes/Bugs Bunny Special #1 review
Catwoman steals a book for a mysterious woman but the Dynamic Duo arrive and capture the Princess of Plunder in an enjoyable action sequence. Her boss gets away but Batman remembers meeting the exotic brunette as a child, when Thomas and Martha Wayne were raising funds to fight the Nazis with an auction at Wayne […]Read More Batman ’66 Meets Wonder Woman ’77 #1 review
Welcome to volume 427 of the Fantastic Four. Bring a teddy bear. Because you’ll need something to cuddle in order to get through this miserable first issue from James Robinson, Leonard Kirk and Karl Kesel. Three of my favourite talents in comics and I wish they’d all taken the week off. I didn’t think ‘Fall […]Read More Fantastic Four #1 review
In a week which sees Batman Incorporated #8 get all the publicity, I’m taking a moment to salute Firestorm, the Little Comic That Couldn’t. Couldn’t find enough readers to survive the latest culling of DC’s New 52 line. And that’s a shame, because despite being on its third creative team in 18 months, this one […]Read More The Fury of Firestorm #17 review
Zombies on a plane. It sounds like a high-concept movie but it’s actually the hi-jinks which kick off this new series. ‘Science terrorist’ Alexander Quirk has loaded a plane with ‘monsters of mass destruction’ but Hawk and Dove are bidding to ruin his day. The avatars of war and peace stop the monsters and prevent […]Read More Hawk and Dove #1 review
Suffering Sappho, talk about faster than the proverbial speeding bullet … 8 March 2010: DC Comics announces that J Michael Straczynski is the new ongoing writer of Superman and Wonder Woman, aiming to bring them renewed popularity. 10 November 2010: DC lets us know that the writer generally known as JMS is stepping away from the […]Read More J Michael Straczynski quits, what next for Superman and Wonder Woman?
And that’s it, the experiment of publishing Amazing Spider-Man three times a month ends here, behind an impressive cover by Marko Djurdjevic that’s a hangover from the storyline that ended last issue. Oh well. So do we go out with a bang? Let’s see what this 72pp issue has to offer … ‘Another Door’ is […]Read More Amazing Spider-Man #647 review