Dark Days: The Casting #1 review

One of the big keynotes of the DC Universe is legacy – heroes and villains constantly reborn, either literally, like Hawkman, or figuratively, like the Flash. Something less talked about, but for me a big part of the appeal of the line, is scope, and that’s what this comic has in spades. So what does […]

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Superman #50 review

It’s Superman’s big 50th issue and we’re getting the first meeting between New 52 Superman and pre-Flashpoint post-Crisis Superman! Oh hang on, DC changed the story, they’re putting that in an upcoming issue. Unless they change their corporate mind again… OK, so let’s just enjoy whatever this double size special has to offer.  Last week, […]

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Superman #45 review

Clark Kent uses his skills as an investigative reporter to learn how computer crook Hordr_root fits into the apparent conspiracy against him. He’s lost his secret identity, been attacked from every quarter – it’s time to turn the tables, become the party with information, and the power.  This issue a meeting with former Hordr worker […]

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Superman #44 review

The secret is out and the villains are coming home to roost. Clark Kent’s Clinton Street is where the latest version of the Royal Flush Gang ambushes him. They’re gambling that he’s strong enough to squeeze coal into diamonds for them, but weak enough to have to do as they say.  As it turns out, […]

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Superman #43 review

Superman wakes up in Lois Lane’s apartment to find he’s been asleep for more than a day. He’s more concerned about being seen naked by Lois, Jimmy and Condesa than the fact he’s being blackmailed by the latter’s supposedly former boss, computer criminal Hordr. Obviously, Lois’ place is hardly shielded against a crook with all […]

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Superman #42 review

Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and mystery woman Condesa are in the countryside outside Metropolis. They’ve escaped the gunmen who shot Clark at the end of last issue – he’s beaten up, but his powers are returning and he’s okay. Condesa says she’s a whistleblower for an evil organisation known as Hordr. This secret […]

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Superman #40 review

I’m a Superman guy. It’s usually the first book I read. This week, it almost lost that ‘honour’, when I noticed it was a fill-in written by regular artist John Romita Jr. Surely that could wait, after all, so many intriguing, Convergence books, the end of Multiversity… Maybe a quick read over breakfast.  Oh boy. […]

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