Wonder Woman #38 review

Gosh, look at that cover – all boobs and blood. I bet that’ll sell to the 13-year-olds. Well done DC! Sarcasm aside, I like the design, but the details… get a grip. This month there’s a brazen crime on Paradise Island. An entire scene goes missing. Apparently.  Having seen a friend die due to an […]

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Wonder Woman #37 review

The Amazons are facing increasingly frequent attacks by man-eating metal birds of prey, attracted to Paradise Island looking for their commander, the God of War, and these days, that’s Wonder Woman. Diana has been missing the attacks, due to her preoccupation with Man’s World. As the latest assault occurs, she’s sparring with boyfriend Superman and rebuffing […]

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Wonder Woman #36 review

The Justice League gathers when water of tidal wave proportions kills thousands of people in Thailand and Ecuador. Wonder Woman finds Swamp Thing at one of the scenes of devastation and attacks, accusing him of mass murder. When Aquaman counsels calm, Diana explains that she just doesn’t know where her head is at… The new […]

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Superman Unchained #4 review

Superman and Wraith are defending Tokyo from an attack by the Ascension terrorist organisation. Lois Lane is in Nova Scotia with the mystery man who stopped her plane from crashing. And Jimmy Olsen is in an interview with Lex Luthor. Unfortunately for the Daily Planet snapper, it’s Luthor who’s asking him the questions, and to […]

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Action Comics #14 review

I’ve heard complaints that Grant Morrison isn’t imbuing Action Comics with the same sense of wonder that pervaded his All-Star Superman run. As if to answer those critics, ‘Superman’s Mission To Mars’ opens with a sequence showing just how awesome the Man of Steel is – without actually showing him. There’s real grandeur as super-hearing, […]

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Action Comics #13 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 […]

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Wonder Woman #0 review

For Wonder Woman readers, DC’s Zero Month means a trip back to Diana’s childhood, and harsh lessons from an Olympian. The story opens with the 12-year-old princess of Themyscira stealing a harpy’s egg to make her birthday cake. She hands the egg to her mother, because on Paradise Island, says Hippolyta, ‘you need to present […]

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