Superman #30 review

Possessed by Parallax, Superman is confronted by Sinestro. Once partners, the leader of the Yellow Lanterns and the fear creature battle it out for Superman’s soul.  The Green Lantern-turned-villain, though, has back-up. Transported to the world of Qward by the lightning bolts of its warrior Weaponers, Superman is trussed up by Sinestro. He wants to […]

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Superman #23 review

As a curious, angry Lois is telekinetically kept at bay by neighbour turned antagonist Cobb Branden, Superman examines the prison tubes containing Batman, Robin, Frankenstein and more. Lois assumes, reasonably, that Cobb is a villain, but he disagrees.  Lois fights back with her Bat-gauntlet, angering Cobb and bringing a very angry Superman to the scene, […]

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Superman #13 review

When I was a kid, reading passed-down Silver Age comics, you couldn’t get through a Superman Family story without the phrase ‘How ironic (choke)’ turning up at the end. Editor Mort Weisinger was obsessed with unexpected turnabouts – Lois Lane would marry a gorgeous alien who turned out to be allergic to her hairspray and […]

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Teen Titans: Futures End #1 review

The five-years-later set Futures End weekly has teased that something awful happened to the present day Teen Titans. Buy this in the hope or expectation of details and you’ll be disappointed. Pick it up with an open mind and you’ll get a fun tale of teenage heroes righting wrongs in an uncertain future. There’s a […]

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Justice League #31 review

Last issue ended with Lex Luthor pitching up at Wayne Manor, ready to tell Bruce Wayne he knows his other identity, and would he please back his bid for Justice League membership? That leads into a satisfying scene this issue as Bruce denies all and Alfred provides surprising – to Luthor, anyway – back-up.  Justice […]

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