Superboy #23 review

Superboy and Dr Psycho are investigating a school where an unknown psychic is driving people crazy. As we join our hero, he’s being attacked by the entire student body, apparently made over into monsters. Even trusty pal Krypto is affected, with the Superdog crazed and on the attack. But Superboy finds a way to turn […]

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Supergirl #19 review

After last month’s unexplained absence, regular Supergirl writer Mike Johnson is back and doesn’t miss a beat, picking up from Frank Hannah’s issue. That ended with Kara, poisoned by green Kryptonite during the H’el conflict, being carted off by the US military after a tussle with a villainous lava lass. As we rejoin Supergirl, she’s […]

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Adventure Comics #529 review

With tutors Night Girl, Bouncing Boy and Duplicate Girl taken out by Cosmic King, it’s up to the Legion Academy students to defend Legion of Super-Heroes HQ. And while they do a fine job, a sacrifice is the price they pay for victory. It’s satisfying to see the trainee heroes finally cut loose after months […]

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Adventure Comics #527 review

I always had mixed feelings about Comet Queen. When she appeared in the Eighties, the first thing I noticed about her was the visual, and I was rather taken by her smooth lines, that weird flaming head, the big grin.  Then she opened her gob and I wanted to reach for the duct tape. Comet Queen’s Valley […]

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Adventure Comics #526 review

It’s another split book month, with the first feature concluding the Academy students’ trip to the planet Phlon, and the second focusing on XS, super-speed Legionnaire from a lost universe. ‘First Hints’ has Chemical Kid enlisting Gravity Kid, Dragonwing and Glorith to cover up the fact that his father had dealings with the criminal Taurus […]

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Wonder Woman #608 review

It’s looking bad for Diana as the Odyssey storyline resumes. The Amazons in their townhouse temple have been slaughtered, and the killers have her in their sights. After seeing off her remaining sisters, Artemis, Cheetah and Giganta pile on the Amazon princess. Mid-battle, the Oracles from the early part of J Michael Straczynski’s arc appear […]

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