Superman #7 review

Jon, Lois and Clark Kent are off to the county fair. There are carnival rides, coconut shies, candy floss, prize cows… and crooks. Which is a bit of a bugger, as Clark has promised to keep Superman under wraps for the night. Lois, meanwhile, is getting to know the editor of the local rag, while […]

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Superman #5 review

Superman wants to move his battle with the Eradicator away from the crowded streets of Metropolis. He also needs to ensure his wife Lois, and son Jonathan, are safe. There’s no time to both get his family someplace they aren’t in danger, and then find a battlefield.   So he takes them to the Moon. And into […]

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Superman #4 review

The Kryptonian horror known as the Eradicator has swallowed Krypto and the only thing stopping him doing something awful to young Jon Kent is his father. But Superman is taking a beating, as Jon and mother Lois watch in the Fortress of Solitude. Jon wants to help and Lois overcomes her natural instincts to keep […]

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Superman #3 review

Young Jon Kent has superpowers but his wavering levels of invulnerability worry parents Lois and Clark. They take him to the Fortress of Solitude, intending to run tests using Kryptonian tech, but come across some Kryptonian tech they’d not bargained on.  The Eradicator? Well, an Eradicator from some version of Krypton. Originally a robot cop serving […]

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Superman #2 review

Jon Smith is scared. His Dad spotted him spying on his meeting with Batman and Wonder Woman at the family farm, appeared in his bedroom and demanded he come with him… and now they’re in the middle of a frozen sea in, let’s say, Alaska. But he needn’t have worried, his father isn’t angry – […]

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Superman #1 Review

Most DC Comics are rated T for Teen. Some are E for Everyone. After this issue of Superman, I suggest another, EBPL – Everyone But Pet Lovers… For anyone who didn’t read Superman: Rebirth, this issue begins with a superbly staged graveyard recap, showing that the New 52 Superman is dead and the older Superman […]

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Teen Titans #1 review

New direction, more attitude, in your face. That’s the tagline for this first issue of a new Teen Titans volume. That, and the preview that ran in DC titles last week, had me expecting to be annoyed by this issue. Well, doesn’t ‘attitude’ equal ‘annoying’? It certainly did when attitude was zeitgeisty.  Happily, the title […]

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