Superman #11 review

The destinies of Jon Kent and Damian Wayne are entwined by the relationship of their fathers. But the kids known as Superboy and Robin haven’t been getting along, something Superman and Batman realise has to be rectified if they’re to be allies and, better yet, friends. So it’s boot camp, superhero style. The boys are dumped in […]

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Aquaman Rebirth #1 review

Members of an Atlantean terror cell are making their way to the United States, determined to destroy a city. The Deluge have no real grudge with the surface dwellers, they simply resent that their king, Aquaman, cares as much about the people of dry land as he does those beneath the waves. With back-up from […]

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X-Men #1 review

As Gypsy Rose Lee learned, you gotta have a gimmick. And when Marvel Comics is relaunching an X-Men book it helps to have something to distinguish the title from the rest of the mutant pack. What’s that, you say? How about stories with a unique tone, tales that don’t depend on crossovers to be ‘worthwhile’, […]

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Uncanny Avengers #5 review

The promise of the Wasp back on an Avengers team put this book straight to the top of my reading list. Comic-book-killed in some crossover awhile back, she returned last year, and here she is – strain and on John Cassaday’s cover you can see Jan perched on Cap’s bath mat – flanked by fellow […]

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A+X #1 review

After several months of Avengers vs X-Men split book AvsX, Marvel flips the formula to reflect the friendlier relationship between the two teams. And decent sales. So here’s another $3.99 series featuring two stories spread over a stingy 21pp, but it’s team-ups rather than tussles. First up is Captain America and Bucky in the Second […]

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Avengers Vs X-Men #12 review

And so it goes. Another Marvel event ends, this one with several bangs and the odd whimper. The bangs, you’ll be unsurprised to hear, come as the Scarlet Witch and Hope Summers join forces to attack Cyclops. He’s turned Dark Phoenix and is popping up across the globe to rain fire from the sky, cause […]

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