What do you do on the day after Doomsday? If you’re Superman, you begin having violent fantasies about being a monster, or tearing Lex Luthor apart. Disturbed by what he’s feeling and hoping a rest will sort him out, Superman retreats to Alaska, where he’s reunited with superdog Krypto. But the dark feelings only escalate …Labelled Superman Doomed: […]Read More Action Comics #31 review
Like this week’s Suicide Squad, the 20th issue of Superboy features a new writer. Justin Jordan jumps on board to continue the Dr Psycho story from two issues back that was so rudely interrupted by … no, I don’t want to talk about it. The best thing that happens this time is that Superboy heads […]Read More Superboy #20 review
Linus was right. The Great Pumpkin does bring wonderful gifts at Hallowe’en. What else could explain the best issue of Action Comics this year showing up in October? ‘The Ghost in the Fortress of Solitude’ is presented as a fable for a dark, autumn night, with an omniscient narrator telling us what happened on October […]Read More Action Comics #13 review
While this week’s Superman promises secrets of the new super-suit and fails to deliver, Superman Family Adventures promises no such thing, but tells us a secret anyway: why the new suit was necessary. OK, the reason is never going to be canon, but I laughed. I laughed a lot this issue, as the book really […]Read More Superman Family Adventures #3 review
It’s just another day in Metropolis. Superman saves the city from a giant meteor; Lex Luthor plots to steal Superman’s powers via robotic invasion; Supergirl, Superboy and Krypto fight the good fight; Perry White screams at Jimmy Olsen for coffee … While Superman is wearing his new suit (it’s admired by Dan DiDio), the all-ages story here […]Read More Superman Family Adventures #1 review
Oh all right, I’ve no idea when Krypto was born, but as he debuted in Adventure Comics 210, cover dated March 1955, that means he’s 54 this month – about a million in dog years. How sweet that Clark-Kent-who-is-secretly-Superboy can’t wait to ‘romp’ with his newfound friend! And how surprising, given that even for an […]Read More Happy Birthday Krypto!