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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Secret Six #4 review

Last issue we saw how the new Secret Six members were coping with hiding out from Mockingbird in suburbia. This time we see how they got there. Blame some unavoidable production schedule shuffling after the just-launched book went awol for months. Happily, last issue was a hugely entertaining done-in-one, and this issue follows suit. Both […]

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Secret Six #1 review

What is the secret?  That’s the question on which this debut issue turns, as writer Gail Simone brings a fresh take on her superb Secret Six series to DC’s New 52 line. Fan favourites Catman and Black Alice are present and perhaps a little different, along with Strix from Birds of Prey, the Ventriloquist from […]

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Superman: Doomed #2 review

It’s been a long time coming. Civilisations have risen and fallen in the time the Superman: Doomed storyline has taken. But here it is, the final confrontation between the monstrously transformed Superman and the Collector of Worlds, Brainiac. To say this storyline has been uneven is to understate massively. Good chapters have been followed by […]

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