Captain Marvel #1 review

Carol Danvers. She loves trouble. So her taking a desk job as commander of Alpha Flight Space Station – Earth’s first line of defence against threats from outer space – is puzzling. But, she wants to get away from home for awhile, take time out from the hurly burly of her everyday heroic life. And […]

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Wonder Woman #35 review

It’s ages since I dropped Wonder Woman. Brian Azzarello’s makeover of the Amazon legend was, to understate, not my cup of tea. But I can’t resist an ending, so popped back to see how Azzarello and artistic partner Cliff Chiang wrap up their three-year story before the next creative team arrives. In a nice bow, […]

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Thor #1 review (2014)

Thor the God of Thunder Rode his mighty filly … … oh, hang on, now Thor is the filly! Don’t thump me, Just ‘aving a larf. I’m not anti- a female Thor. As a huge Valkyrie fan I’m intrigued as to which woman worthy of wielding Mjolnir gets to go by the name of Thor. […]

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Secret Avengers #1 review

                                          I never tried the last run of Secret Avengers, the idea of memory-lapse good guys doing terrible things being an instant turn-off. Hearing the gimmick had been jettisoned, and having enjoyed writer Ales Kot’s […]

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Adventures of Superman #1 review

The Man of Steel goes digital as DC begins a new 99 cents, online-first series, Adventures of Superman. Behind Bryan Hitch’s wonderful cover image lies the first chapter of a serial by Jeff Parker and Chris Samnee. Violent Minds sees Superman strive to contain a crazed telekinetic without harming him, before he winds up killing […]

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Young Avengers #4 review

My, this is a bright and breezy read. Yes, Young Avengers #4 revolves around evil parents trying to slay their children, but creators Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie unfold events so lightly that reading this is like swimming in a sumptuous superhero souffle. Interdimensional parasite Mother, accidentally summoned to Earth by inexperienced/bungling warlock Wiccan, wants […]

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